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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.   


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." 


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

Construction begins on Touro Medical College in Middletown

Touro in the News
July 09, 2013

The launch of the new campus of the Touro Medical College of Osteopathic Medicine in Middletown, N.Y. was featured on News 12 Westchester.

News 12 Westchester

Woman unites survivors of terrorism

Touro in the News
July 03, 2013

In 2003 Sarri Singer, the assistant director of career services at Lander College for Women and a Touro grad, survived  a bus bombing in Jerusalem that killed 16 people. On the nine-year anniversary of the bombing, Singer reflects on that fateful day and how she refuses to live her life in fear.

Tri-Town News

Touro University Helps Families with Autism

Touro in the News
June 28, 2013

Dr. Nicole Cavenagh, the director of the Touro University Nevada Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, is interviewed by ABC Action News for this featured video on the unique services that the Center provides to families.

ABC Action News

Touro Law Students Come To Aid Of Sandy Victims Battling Insurance Company

Touro in the News
June 20, 2013

Legal eagle students from Touro Law Center's Disaster Relief Clinic are spending their summer volunteering in a trailer - where Hurricane Sandy victims are living - helping senior citizens maneuver through complicated legal battles to regain their homes.

CBS New York

Touro Professor's Work Could Lead to New Diet and Nutrition Guidelines

Touro in the News
June 17, 2013

Chemistry professor Jean Marc-Schwarz of Touro University California awarded a new NIH grant of more than $3 million to study if composition of meals and how often they are eaten contributes to risk of cardiovascular disease.

Vallejo Times Herald