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Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

Touro in the News
November 22, 2013

When Michael Freund, a Jerusalem Post columnist and the founder of Shavei Israel, spoke at Lander College for Women, he introduced the audience to two women, one from India and the other from China, who were members of “lost” groups of Jews who had returned to Israel. Freund, who once served as deputy communications director under Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, established Shavei Israel after discovering that there were many "lost Jews" from around the world who wished to come to Israel.

Tablet Magazine

Where Were You: The Day JFK Died

Touro in the News
November 19, 2013

"Where Were You: The Day JFK Died," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the death of President Kennedy, includes an interview with Dr. Joseph T. English, professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavior health at New York Medical College. Dr. English, who was appointed the Peace Corps’ first chief of psychiatry by Kennedy, talks to NBC's Tom Brokaw about his experience on that fateful day, as well as the days that followed.

NBC News

When the Buck Doesn't Stop

Touro in the News
November 13, 2013

Could the failure of the Affordable Care Act rollout been prevented? Dr. Alan Kadish writes that a change in management style might have made all the difference.

The Huffington Post

Zev Brenner interviews LCM Dean Moshe Sokol

Touro in the News
November 12, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Moshe Sokol, Dean, Lander College for Men and Beis Medrash L’ Talmud, about LCM's core mission and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.     

Talkline

FDA Considers Nationwide Trans Fat Ban

Touro in the News
November 07, 2013

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruling that trans fats are potentially harmful,  Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, tells NBC 4 New York why.

NBC 4 New York

Elmhurst social worker joined the Navy to better understand challenges of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

Touro in the News
October 16, 2013

Carla Giglio, a student in a specialized program at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work focusing on helping former soldiers, decided to get on-the-job training by enlisting in the Navy.



The Daily News

Physician assistants fill in at the fringes of health care

Touro in the News
October 14, 2013

There's projected to be a shortage of 90,000 medical doctors by 2020 as the population increases and ages. Vicki Chan-Padgett, director of physician assistant studies at Touro University Nevada, says that physician assistants are already seeking expanded roles to help fill those gaps in medical care.

NBC News

Primary care doctors key to Obamacare

Touro in the News
October 10, 2013

Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), primary care physicians will see a boom in patients, most of whom have gone long periods without health insurance.

The Amsterdam News

Forgotten L.I. Cemetery To Get New Upkeep

Touro in the News
October 09, 2013

The Touro Law Center reached an agreement with the State Office of Mental Health to renovate a cemetery of a now-closed mental hospital that had fallen into disrepair after years of neglect.

The Jewish Week

Ranking Colleges by Student Earnings Doesn't Make the Grade

Touro in the News
October 04, 2013

Should a college be judged by the number of investment bankers it produces, or by the quality of the education? Touro president and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish writes that using salary expectations as a measuring stick--a part of President Obama's plan to rein in the cost of college tuition--is a poor way to determine the value of higher education.

The Huffington Post

An interview with LCW Dean Marian Stoltz-Loike

Touro in the News
October 02, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Marian Stoltz-Loike, vice president of online education at Touro College and dean of Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, about the ways the school has grown and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.   

Talkline

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor visits Touro

Touro in the News
September 10, 2013

Patricia Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, presented U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with the Bruce K. Gould Book Award, bestowed annually to the author of an outstanding publication related to the law, legal profession or legal system, for her memoir, "My Beloved World." 

Newsday

The Truth About MOOCs

Touro in the News
September 04, 2013
In his first entry as a contributing blogger for the Huffington Post, Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, discusses Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as they relate to President Obama's recent proposal to make college courses accessible to more people, and what institutions of higher education need to do to prepare students for the workforce.
 
The Huffington Post

Student loan legislation may help colleges explain aid

Touro in the News
August 28, 2013

Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro College, says that new legislation signed into law by President Obama to lower interest rates on student loans is a good thing for the short term. However, he said that eventually rates might increase substantially, which could result in lower enrollment numbers for colleges and universities.

University Business Magazine

New York Issuing Scorecards on Teacher Colleges

Touro in the News
August 15, 2013

New York City released scorecards to evaluate 12 teacher-preparation programs and, in addition to ranking as one of the top schools overall, the Touro College Graduate School of Education had the largest percentage of teachers certified in special education, at 86 percent, double the citywide average. Pictured is Komi Agoda-Koussema, a professor at the Graduate School of Education, leading a class on bilingual and multicultural education.

The New York Times

Flood of Legal Questions Now Roils Sandy Survivors

Touro in the News
August 13, 2013
Patricia Salkin, dean of Touro's Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, talks about victims of Superstorm Sandy who, embroiled in disputes with insurance companies and others, need legal assistance. Touro Law opened a legal hotline for victims a few days after the storm and shortly thereafter established a full-time law clinic.
 
The Associated Press

Be Our Guest: Seniors: It's Important to Make Your Medications Work for You

Touro in the News
August 11, 2013

Rebecca Salbu, an associate professor of pharmacy and health outcomes at the Touro College of Pharmacy, writes that doctors and patients must take time to discuss prescription drugs and potential side effects.

The Daily News

How Retirement Can Hurt Your Marriage (And What You Can Do About It)

Touro in the News
August 09, 2013

Dr. Louis Primavera, dean of Touro's School of Health Sciences and co-author of the book, "The Retirement Maze: What You Should Know Before and After You Retire," says that when couples retire they often find that they don't have as much in common as they previously thought. 

The Huffington Post

The Disease Your Doctor May Miss: Fibromyalgia

Touro in the News
July 24, 2013

Dr. Martin Levine, associate dean and professor of family medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, demonstrates potential treatments for patients suffering from Fibromyalgia.

The Dr. Oz Show

Skokie Student to Intern at War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague

Touro in the News
July 17, 2013

Lander College for Women student Hanah Brasch will spend her next semester as an intern in The Hague working for the United Nation's International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

The Skokie Patch