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Student loan legislation may help colleges explain aid

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.

New York Issuing Scorecards on Teacher Colleges

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.

Flood of Legal Questions Now Roils Sandy Survivors

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.

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

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.

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

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 Disease Your Doctor May Miss: Fibromyalgia

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.

Skokie Student to Intern at War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague

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.

Construction begins on Touro Medical College in Middletown

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.

Woman unites survivors of terrorism

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.

Touro University Helps Families with Autism

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Halperin Uncovers Letter From 19th Century Doctor for Slaves

June 07, 2013

Gwen Edwards, host of "Our Lives" on News12, speaks with Dr. Edward Halperin, chancellor, CEO and executive dean of New York Medical College. Dr. Halperin uncovered a 19th century letter from a doctor who specialized in treating slaves.

Ova Easy: Egg-Freeze Calculator

June 01, 2013

Kutluk Oktay, M.D., of New York Medical College, conducted a study which, for the first time, organizes age-specific probabilities of live birth after in vitro fertilization (IVF) with frozen eggs.

Middletown med school may use 'computer cadavers'

April 27, 2013

Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro College and University System, spoke to the Times Herald-Record about the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine using holographic, three dimensional images to study cadavers. 

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Land Residencies in Primary Care and at Prestigious Hospitals Nationwide

April 25, 2013

Several students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem matched to many of the most prestigious residency programs in the country.

That Pop Song May Provide a Classics Lesson

April 22, 2013

Touro Professor Tom Rozinski's inovated method of using popular music to teach political theory was featured in today's Wall Street Journal.

Student Loan Rates

April 16, 2013

Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System,  sent a letter to the editor in response to an article in the New York Times on student loans. 

Q&A with Michael Harter, senior provost and CEO, Touro University Nevada

April 15, 2013

Interview with Dr. Michael Harter, outgoing senior provost and CEO of Touro's Western Division.