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This summer, three TouroCOM-Harlem students—Anisha Lashkari, Elizabeth Chu and Yakira Abramowitz—were accepted to the competitive Summer Emergency Medicine Research Program at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. Among other opportunities, the program affords every intern the chance to bring an independent research project into development with the help of a matched faculty member at Mount Sinai who serves as individual student mentor. 
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Medical school was always the destination for the Nigerian-born Moghalu. She graduated high school at 16 and set sail for England’s University of Leeds to study biomedical engineering. Realizing she wanted more flexibility in her education, Moghalu enrolled in Baylor University in Texas. After graduating, she applied to TouroCOM Harlem as a student in the Master of Science Program in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences and then followed Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Jerry Cammarata to the newly opened Middletown campus when she started the DO program.
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TouroCOM Middletown Student Rishi Thaker was born into a healthcare family.
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When Gabrielle Rozenberg heard she was selected as TouroCOM-Harlem’s Student D.O. of the Year, she was “both extremely honored and humbled.” 
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On Sunday, March 13, DO candidates hosted a volunteer health fair at HONORehg (Helping Others Needing Our Resources - formerly Emergency Housing Group), a homeless shelter located in Middletown, NY. 
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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown invited Middletown locals, families, and friends to its Community Open House this past Sunday, March 22. Residents of the city spent the day on campus touring the facilities, sitting in on medical school presentations, and meeting their new neighbors: the administration, faculty, medical students and staff. Dr. Kenneth J. Steier, founding dean of TouroCOM-Middletown, thanked the community for “a great turnout and tremendous support.”
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After spending a few overnights at the Warming Station (a temporary winter shelter for the homeless, located in a church), Rebecca noticed that its residents lacked basic health information about themselves – “things like allergies, last blood pressure, eyesight, etc.” She began to ask around to see if there was a place that they had access to in order to get this information, and found that there was none.
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“Where can I get alcohol swabs?” a breathless D.O. student asked his peer. “Sir, do you take any medications? Would you like to have them reviewed?” a PharmD candidate asked an approaching visitor.
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It was the usual scene for a Friday afternoon at the corner of 137th and Edgecombe in Harlem, NY: more than one hundred Senegalese residents milled around the sidewalks in front of the Murid Islamic Community in America Mosque. Their afternoon service just completed, the prayer-goers—the men in long robes, the women in colorful head scarves and dresses—were rolling up their prayer mats from the sidewalk. Meanwhile, street vendors hawked their wares (sandwiches, watches, cut-up mango, headsets) in Senegalese.
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“Free flu shots! Free blood tests! Come get your free health screenings!” called out Touro College of Medicine (TouroCOM) students Krystle Garcia, Eun Kim, and Hillary Ramroop to passersby on Harlem’s W. 125th Street as they held signs promoting the community-wide “Fall Into Health” fair. Across the street and a block over, students sitting under white tents in front of the State Office Building were doing the same thing.