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"Here and Now" - Touro Osteopathic Medical Students Mentor Harlem Teens

July 12, 2017

Medical students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem mentor local high school students interested in pursuing careers in medicine through MedAchieve, a highly successful after school enrichment program that combines lectures with labs for underrepresented minority youth in the community. Watch the video.

Here's the Surprising College That Ranks No. 1 in Helping Students Beat the Odds

July 12, 2017

Touro College ranked #1 in helping students beat the odds. Find out why Touro is at the top!

Chosenness and Bias in the Jewish Community

April 26, 2017

Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish presents a vision for grappling with racism in the Orthodox Jewish community.

Some Things Are More Important Than Party Loyalty

September 28, 2016

Political science Chair Dr. David Luchins --a senior staff member for Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan and an aid to Vice President Hubert Humphrey--on politicians who crossed party lines and why. 

Five Tips for College Freshmen

August 08, 2016

As students gear up for freshmen year, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish offers his suggestions for achieving success.

Genetic Marker Helps Explain Opioid Sensitivity

July 25, 2016

Touro College of Pharmacy professors Dr. Priyank Kumar, Dr. Zvi Loewy and Dr. Maureen Sullivan conducted a review to determine why patients react differently to the same doses of opiods.

Westchester Gets First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

July 12, 2016

For the first time in nearly half a century, Westchester will be home to a brand new dental school, the Touro College of Dental Medicine.

Fair Lawn Man’s Invention May Help Millions of Diabetics

July 11, 2016

Professor Zvi Loewy, who heads the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at the Touro College of Pharmacy, invented the first “all in one” system to help diabetics measure glucose levels.

Why Are Doctors Prescribing Antidepressants To People Who Aren’t Even Depressed?

May 27, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant clinical professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that even if antidepressants are overprescribed, the drugs can still be beneficial for several other conditions.

African-American women have less accurate mammograms

May 27, 2016

Touro College School of Health Sciences professor Dr. Joseph Indelicato presented a study at the Touro College Research Day suggesting that mammography is more likely to miss breast cancer tumors and also produce false positive results among the black community.

To Serve and Protect

May 23, 2016

Lander College of Arts & Sciences-Flatbush alumnus Ira Jablonsky, a police lieutenant in Brooklyn, was named to the annual "36 Under 36," the Jewish Week's prestigious list of the Jewish community's most promising young leaders.

 

Unique Program Helps Medical Students Build Nonverbal Communication Skills

May 10, 2016

With the help of some equestrian friends, students at the Middletown campus of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine are learning to use non-verbal cues to better communicate with patients.

Local Team Makes Strong Showing in Model Beis Din Competition

May 04, 2016

The Philadelphia paper covered the second-place finish of the team of students representing the Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia in the annual Lander College for Men Model Beis Din competition. 

Social Work Student Role Model: Alina Kheyson

May 01, 2016

Touro College Graduate School of Social Work student Alina Kheyson earned a certificate in nonprofit management, fundraising and grant writing at New York University’s School of Continuing Education.

10 Signs You Could Have Anemia

April 19, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant professor of clinical medicine in the department of biomedical sciences at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that you may not even realize you're suffering from anemia. 

April is Autism Awareness Month: Get the Facts

April 19, 2016

Touro President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish highlights the importance of support for research, early intervention, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment for different forms of Autism.

From Text to Treatise

April 15, 2016

Professor Ronald Neal Goldman discusses some of the emerging challenges in teaching writing to the modern-day students who have grown up in the digital age. 

 

Social workers help tackle homelessness

April 04, 2016

Once again, students, staff and faculty from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work volunteered to take part in the HOPE Survey, the annual federal count of the homeless to help the government get a better picture of the nation’s homeless population.

Keeping Kids Safe: Personal Safety Education in Schools

April 01, 2016

Dr. Shani Zoldan-Verschleiser, an alumna of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, is the founder of the Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program.