Featured Stories tagged with "public health"

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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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Jonathan, can you tell us a bit about the projects you worked on this summer?
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Anita Mathew, President of the Internal Medicine Student Organization at TouroCOM-Harlem, participated this summer in the Jack Cary Eichenbaum Summer Scholars Program in Neonatology at New York University-Langone Medical Center. 
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TouroCOM Middletown Student Rishi Thaker was born into a healthcare family.
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At more than 10,000 feet above sea level, students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) got their first taste of practicing medicine.
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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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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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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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First- and second-year osteopathic medical students at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown had a group of unusual patients last week: horses. In conjunction with Raven Hill Farms and Equi-Power Solutions (an equine experiential learning program for professional development), the students participated in a Medicine and Horsemanship program that taught them how to improve their nonverbal communication, using the animals as their guides.