Featured Stories tagged with "tourocom"

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As a child growing up in Haiti without regular access to doctors, Amos Alcius used to help his mother manage her high blood pressure. “I was always the one with the sphygmomanometer,” he recalled.
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In the year before he joined the TouroCOM family, Connor Patrick Bailey was an English and math tutor at a community college in the Tohono O\'odham Indian reservation. The reservation is the largest of its kind with 2.9 million acres on the border of Mexico and Arizona.
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In August 2009, Robert Stern, MD, joined the faculty of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem as a professor of pathology.
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When Tatiana Carrillo was a little girl, she’d follow her mother around with a spoon, trying to listen to her heartbeat. “I’m going to make you feel better,” young Tatiana would say. From that point on, her mother predicted her daughter would one day become a doctor. 
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She’s run six marathons and varsity cross-country. She’s an athlete, an author, a coder, a chemist, a teacher, a backpacker, a researcher, and a painter. She leads the Student Ambassador Program with fellow medical student Daniel Lee. And now, she’s TouroCOM-Middletown’s Student D.O. of the Year.
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Few people would find a seventeen-hour flight to the Philippines relaxing, but for three TouroCOM Harlem students who just finished their first year of medical school, the flight was exactly what they needed.
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TouroCOM Harlem student Elliot Razi comes from a family of physicians but he wasn’t sure he wanted to become a doctor until he volunteered at a hospital as part of the Clinical Care Extenders program in college.
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Prior to medical school at TouroCOM, Claire Carlson studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota. "We often solved design problems through a cardiovascular lens, because the heart is such a dynamic and mechanical organ," she remembers.
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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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The recent winner of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Teacher of the Year Award understands how precious her students’ time is.