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Harlem Community Board Awards Grants to Minority Med Students

December 21, 2016
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New Fund for Underrepresented Students at Touro Provides First Scholarships to Carry Out School’s Mission of Serving Underserved in Harlem and Elsewhere

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), in conjunction with the TouroCOM-Harlem Community Advisory Board (CAB), has awarded the first round of grants from its newly-established Fund for Underrepresented Minority Students. The Fund was created to provide scholarships to needy, deserving medical students who will work to improve the health and well-being of the citizens of Harlem and other medically underserved areas upon completion of medical school.

National Association of Social Workers Honors Touro Professors

December 19, 2016
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Leadership Awards Bestowed on Jennifer Zelnick and Tina Atherall at 10th Annual Dinner for Outstanding Work and Exemplary Contributions to Profession

New York, N.Y. – Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) faculty members Jennifer Zelnick, MSW, ScD, and Tina Atherall, LMSW, were honored with “Mid-Career” and “Emerging Leaders” awards at the 10th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner of the National Association of Social Workers-New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC) held recently.

$2.5 Million Available to Disadvantaged Social Work Students

December 15, 2016
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Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Lands Prestigious Federal Grant of $2.5M to Fund Scholarships for Full Time MSW Students Committed and in Need

New York, N.Y. – Christian Rodriguez, a 24-year-old graduate student from the Bronx pursuing his master’s degree at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW), is among 31 students recently awarded a prestigious scholarship under a $2.5 million grant from the federal government’s Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program.

Anti-Israel Bias and the Government’s Response

December 13, 2016
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Touro College President Dr. Alan Kadish and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows of North Carolina Discuss Perceptions and Reality

New York, N.Y.–What brings a conservative Christian congressman from rural North Carolina and his wife to a Jewish affiliated university in the heart of liberal-leaning Manhattan’s Upper West Side?

Marijuana May Reduce Wide Range of Parkinson’s Symptoms

December 12, 2016
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New research from Touro College of Pharmacy says marijuana has potential to reduce tremors, other debilitating symptoms and slow disease progression

New York, N.Y. -A group of scientists has found evidence that marijuana not only reduces tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease, but it may help other debilitating symptoms including insomnia, pain and depression.

Rivka Felberman of Crown Heights Receives Prestigious Maimonides Award

December 09, 2016
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The Science Behind Compassionate Care Inspires Touro College Graduate to Pursue Rewarding Career in Nursing

New York, N.Y. – Rivka Felberman is a young woman in her early 20’s who is wise beyond her years. She recently graduated with a B.S. in Nursing at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) and was the recipient of the prestigious Maimonides Award for demonstrating the highest professional ideals by a health care practitioner.

Bath Beach Resident Dr. Steve Vouyiouklis is Lauded for Achievement in Healthcare

November 23, 2016
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From Patient to Care Giver - A Life-Changing Event Leads Touro Grad to a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and the Prestigious Maimonides Award

New York, N.Y. – After three years of hard work, Touro College graduate Steve Vouyiouklis earned his degree as a Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Dr. Howard R. Feldman Elected to Fellowship of the Geological Society of America

November 21, 2016
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From Jurassic Period and Beyond – Scarsdale Paleontologist and Professor is Recognized for Global Scientific Research on Prehistoric Marine Life

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Howard R. Feldman of Scarsdale, N.Y., who is Professor and Chair of Geology and Environmental Sciences at Touro College in New York City, was elected as fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA) and recognized for his contributions to geological research at the organization’s recent Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony in Denver, CO.

Touro College to Offer L.I. Students Entry to Health Sciences Programs

November 09, 2016
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School of Health Sciences Accepting Select High School Honors Candidates Choosing Professions as Physical and Occupational Therapists and Physician Assistants

New York, N.Y.  –High school honor students across Long Island who choose to become physical therapists, occupational therapists, or physician assistants can get a head start on their college careers through a new Integrated Honors Track at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) in Bay Shore.

Oncology Expert Chosen to Head Pharmacy Practice Department

October 27, 2016
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Nelly Adel has been named chair of the Pharmacy Practice Department of the Touro College of Pharmacy, Dean Henry Cohen, PharmD, announced today.