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Touro Law Welcomes 197 Incoming First-Year J.D. Students

August 26, 2015
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law welcomes an incoming class of 197 first year J.D. students which includes full-time and part-time day and evening students. The new 1L class is slightly larger than last year’s entering class and has a slightly higher average LSAT score.

Touro Law Adds New Student Scholarships

August 26, 2015
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new scholarships for students totaling $55K. Touro Law adjunct professors Ilene Sherwyn Cooper and her husband Mitchell J. Cooper have created the Dr. and Mrs. Albert Sherwyn and Joseph Cooper Scholarship Fund. This endowed scholarship will be awarded to a deserving student with a grade point average of at least 3.5. Additional money has been awarded to Touro Law for scholarships through the Milton Handler Foundation and three smaller foundations. These recent scholarship donations bring the total scholarship monies raised in the past two years to $1.6M.

Touro College of Pharmacy Students Win Top Awards at National Pharmaceutical Association Conference

August 25, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida.

TouroCOM Student Wins Wellsford and Mildred Clark Memorial Scholarship

August 25, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – David Goldgrab, a fourth-year medical student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem and a resident of Waterbury, Connecticut, has been awarded the 2015 Wellsford and Mildred Clark Memorial Scholarship.

TouroCOM Student Wins National Minority Student Scholarship

August 18, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Diana Rivers, a third-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, has won the 2015 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM).

Students Forgo Summer Vacation for a Head Start On Anatomy at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

August 11, 2015
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New York, N.Y. - While most medical students take the summer off to work, travel, or just recuperate, there were still more than a few students left at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem.

Rabbi Dr. David Jacobson Appointed Director of College Affairs for Touro College Los Angeles

August 10, 2015
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Los Angeles, Calif. – The Touro College and University System announced that Rabbi David Jacobson, Ph.D., has been appointed director of college affairs for Touro College Los Angeles (TCLA). 

Dr. Kenneth Steier Appointed to N.Y.S. Professional Medical Conduct Board

July 29, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, Dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)  Middletown campus, has been appointed to the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct  (PMC). The appointment was made by Governor Cuomo upon recommendation by the board and by state health commissioner, Dr. Howard Zucker.

5 Tips for Preventing Summertime Sports Injuries

July 22, 2015
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Summer is, of course, a great time to get outside and exercise, whether you are taking your indoor workout outdoors, or learning a new outdoor sport. To help prevent injuries commonly experienced by warm-weather fitness enthusiasts, Jill Horbacewicz, Chair of the Physical Therapy Department at the School of Health Sciences, has compiled a list of user-friendly guidelines. 

Joan Foley Named Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy

July 20, 2015
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Joan Foley has been named the Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy for the 2015-2016 academic year.