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Genetic Marker Helps Explain Opioid Sensitivity

Touro in the News
July 25, 2016

Touro College of Pharmacy professors Dr. Priyank Kumar, Dr. Zvi Loewy and Dr. Maureen Sullivan conducted a review to determine why patients react differently to the same doses of opiods.

Practical Pain Management

Westchester Gets First New Dental School in Nearly 50 Years

Touro in the News
July 12, 2016

For the first time in nearly half a century, Westchester will be home to a brand new dental school, the Touro College of Dental Medicine.

Westchester Today

Fair Lawn Man’s Invention May Help Millions of Diabetics

Touro in the News
July 11, 2016

Professor Zvi Loewy, who heads the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at the Touro College of Pharmacy, invented the first “all in one” system to help diabetics measure glucose levels.

The Bergen Record

Why Are Doctors Prescribing Antidepressants To People Who Aren’t Even Depressed?

Touro in the News
May 27, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant clinical professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that even if antidepressants are overprescribed, the drugs can still be beneficial for several other conditions.

Men's Health

African-American women have less accurate mammograms

Touro in the News
May 27, 2016

Touro College School of Health Sciences professor Dr. Joseph Indelicato presented a study at the Touro College Research Day suggesting that mammography is more likely to miss breast cancer tumors and also produce false positive results among the black community.

Amsterdam News

To Serve and Protect

Touro in the News
May 23, 2016

Lander College of Arts & Sciences-Flatbush alumnus Ira Jablonsky, a police lieutenant in Brooklyn, was named to the annual "36 Under 36," the Jewish Week's presitigious list of the Jewish community's most promising young leaders.


The Jewish Week

Unique Program Helps Medical Students Build Nonverbal Communication Skills

Touro in the News
May 10, 2016

With the help of some equestrian friends, students at the Middletown campus of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine are learning to use non-verbal cues to better communicate with patients.

The DO

Local Team Makes Strong Showing in Model Beis Din Competition

Touro in the News
May 04, 2016

The Philadelphia paper covered the second-place finish of the team of students representing the Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia in the annual Lander College for Men Model Beis Din competition. 

The Jewish Exponent

10 Signs You Could Have Anemia

Touro in the News
April 19, 2016

Dr. Niket Sonpal, assistant professor of clinical medicine in the department of biomedical sciences at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem, says that you may not even realize you're suffering from anemia. 

Self Magazine

April is Autism Awareness Month: Get the Facts

Touro in the News
April 19, 2016

Touro President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish highlights the importance of support for research, early intervention, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment for different forms of Autism.

Fox News Health

From Text to Treatise

Touro in the News
April 15, 2016

Professor Ronald Neal Goldman discusses some of the emerging challenges in teaching writing to the modern-day students who have grown up in the digital age. 

Inside Higher Ed

10 Cold and Flu Myths Debunked

Touro in the News
December 15, 2015

Can a cold turn into the flu? Does it help to cover your mouth when you cough? Right on time for cold season, Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, dean of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Middletown campus, addresses these and other common questions and assumptions. 

U.S. News & World Report

Cutting Processed Sugar for Just 9 Days has a 'Striking' Effect on Health

Touro in the News
October 27, 2015

In a joint study with the University of California San Francisco, Professor Jean-Marc Schwarz of Touro University California's College of Osteopathic Medicine found that children who eliminate processed sugar from their diets had lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar--and in short order, too. on NBC

Education in a War Zone

Touro in the News
October 22, 2015

"Instead of freely hopping on city buses, many are opting to take cabs. They are determined to continue their studies unabated, even if it means changing their routines."--Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish, describing his experiences during his visit to Touro College Israel.

The Huffington Post

Turns Out Fitness Apps Really Do Help You Exercise More — Here's Why

Touro in the News
September 30, 2015

Dr. Leib Litman, assistant professor of psychology at Lander College for Men, coauthored a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research which found that participants who used fitness apps were more active compared to nonusers.


How to Combine Career and Religion

Touro in the News
September 04, 2015

Dean Robert Goldschmidt of the Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush discusses some of the challenges--and solutions--for Orthodox Jews who join the workforce.

Arutz Sheva

5 Sweet Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Touro in the News
September 01, 2015

Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer of the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) and his students have conducted research suggesting that consumption of cinammon can fight off harmful viruses in humans. 

Real Simple Home & Lifestyle Network

Touro University Nevada Opens New Student Affairs Division

Touro in the News
August 21, 2015

Touro University Nevada held a ribbon cutting ceremony for it's new, 5,000-square-foot-center student affairs division, which will better accommodate the university's growing student population.

KTNV-Las Vegas

Pop Music In Touro Poli Sci Class

Touro in the News
August 19, 2015

How does Lander College professor Tom Rozinski teach students about Plato, Machiavelli, Rousseau and other political theorists? Why, through the music of Billy Joel, Les Miserables and Supertramp, of course.

The Jewish Week

Learning From Life

Touro in the News
August 14, 2015

In this profile of Dr. Steven Huberman, the dean of Touro's Graduate School of Social Work says that his difficult childhood and humble origins inspired him to pursue a career to help others like him.

The Jewish Standard