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To foster the biomedical and health sciences component of our research enterprise, we established a Provost for Biomedical Research/Chief Biomedical Research Officer to:

  • develop Touro College and University System-wide research initiatives aimed at stimulating scholarly activity, increase university visibility, and ultimately improve extramural funding in the biomedical and health sciences; and,

The Council is chaired by the Bridge and Seed Funding Intramural Grants Program, Dr. Salomon Amar, and membership on the Council includes representatives from our four major campuses:  New York Medical College; Touro College (New York); Touro University California; and, Touro University Nevada.