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In June 2014, Jeffrey Karpen came over from the West Coast—where he’d studied, researched and taught for nearly three decades—and joined the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine as its Associate Chair of Basic Biomedical Sciences and Associate Course Director of Physiology, in addition to conducting classes as a Professor of Physiology. His full-time transition to teaching and administration comes on the heels of countless papers and publications dedicated to better understanding and exploiting cell signaling, i.e. how our cells process and interact with their environment—or, at times, fail to—and dictate our basic sensory and biological function.
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The entire Touro community is saddened by the tragic loss of one of our own, Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, DO, a graduate of the class of 2013, who was a victim of the event at Bronx Lebanon Hospital.
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The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Harlem is committed to training osteopathic physicians with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine. Three DOs—Rhoda Amiseng, Tatiana Carrillo, and Gabrielle Jasmin—are quintessential examples of both aspects of that very mission. Recently, these three students were chosen to speak at the TouroCOM-Harlem parlor meeting fundraiser to raise donations for underrepresented minorities, which raised nearly $66,000 in scholarships for TouroCOM-Harlem. Here, get to know these inspiring women even better. 
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Weeks before their graduation, two TouroCOM Middletown DO students spent a week in April helping the poor in El Salvador.
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Estie Roth’s path to becoming a global health advocate began with a humbling realization.
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Clark Johnsen, TouroCOM Harlem Class of 2018, was chosen by the faculty and students to be the student speaker at the school’s recent commencement ceremonies.  Before med school, he was leading the star-studded life of a Broadway actor, working in the ensemble of the award-winning musical The Book of Mormon.  Now, after four years of intensive study and rotations in medicine, he will be starting a residency in psychiatry at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center.
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Dr. Joyce Brown, Director of Simulation and the Vice Chair of TouroCOM Middletown’s Department of Primary Care, always knew what she wanted to become a doctor. Her job at TouroCOM was the combination of all her interests.
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“When we see patients in the emergency room, we’re seeing them at their most vulnerable,” Dr. Peter Q. Lee (TouroCOM ’12) explained. “They are in their moment of greatest need.”
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At Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem, many graduates are entering their residencies with a research article, or several, under their belts. Ana Michunovich, Moises Enghelberg, Kessiena Aya, and Michael Erickson—four graduates of the class of 2015, and all students of extracellular matrix biochemist and board-certified Anatomic Pathologist Dr. Robert Stern—speak about their published research, how they entered the field of medicine, and their education at TouroCOM. 
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Growing up, Omar Mirza’s life was filled with heroes.