Featured Stories tagged with "middletown"

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Joshua Kolb, of New Jersey, said that he initially wasn’t so interested in medicine until a friend’s interest in the field sparked his own.
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Three TouroCOM students participated in a prestigious internship program run by the Kaiser Permanente, an integrated managed care consortium in California.
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How did you get involved with the AMA’s Doctors Back to School program?
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Dressed as skeletons in the spirit of Halloween, a group of three student physicians—Anthony Bonzagni, Daniel Lee, and Dhaatri Kuchipudi—delivered a fun, interactive lesson about bones to the first-grade class of New Beginnings Montessori School. Two TouroCOM-Middletown faculty members joined the students in the presentation: Professor Leah Labranche, anatomy instructor, and Dr. Martin Torrents, Associate Chair of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department. The TouroCOM presenters taught the children different ways of keeping their bones strong, such as eating healthy foods like vegetables and calcium-rich dairy products, and emphasized the importance of physical exercise in maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle. They engaged the children in the lesson by performing a short skit about an “ailing skeleton” and having the first-graders dance, jump, and run in place to “revive” him.
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For medical students, summer is a valuable stretch of time ripe for participating in new learning experiences, internships, volunteering work, and of course, research. At Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, students on both the Harlem and Middletown campuses made the most of this past summer by participating in research programs that gave them in-depth exposure to various subspecialties of medicine. From bone marrow research to bioethics, cardiology to neonatology, read how several first- and second-year students researched their way through summer. 
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This past Labor Day, the inaugural students of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown Class of 2018 participated in their formal White Coat Ceremony, the culmination of a series of weekend-long celebrations commemorating the grand opening of the new TouroCOM campus in Middletown, New York.
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Mimi, you’ve been working this summer on eliminating alarm fatigue in hospitals. What’s alarm fatigue?
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When her grandmother had open heart-surgery, Shanice Samuels found herself spending a lot of time in the hospital. “It sparked my interest,” she said.
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Corey Ballaera of Bergen County, NJ, studied physics for his undergraduate degree in the College of New Jersey. But a major in physics he said, didn’t compare to the volume and intensity of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences Program.
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This past winter break, twelve TouroCOM students traveled on a ten-day medical service trip to Nicaragua through Global Brigades, a non-profit organization that sends volunteers to third-world countries to assist in improving health services.