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The 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the most widespread in the history of the virus, has evolved into one of the gravest and most urgent medical concerns of our time. At Touro’s Colleges of Pharmacy (TCOP) and Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), professors are sharing with students their knowledge of and experiences with this virus, both clinically and via secondary research. Their goal? To publicize the importance of identifying precautions and seeking treatments for infectious diseases such as Ebola, and to inspire future healthcare leaders to pursue research in the field.
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For the 135 TouroCOM-Harlem students who donned their white coats on May 22, the day was both a beginning and an end as they ceased being classroom students and became student-practitioners.
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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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It was a boisterous night for TouroCOM-Harlem students at they celebrated their residency matches on March 19 in Chelsea.
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Dr. Kenneth Steier, Founding Dean and Professor of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Middletown, New York, has been named Fellow of the national Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), a nonprofit organization comprised of 70 medical and osteopathic licensing and disciplinary boards throughout the United States. 
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On March 5, TouroCOM-Harlem and TouroCOM-Middletown students joined together to participate in D.O. Day on the Hill, a national student advocacy day organized by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA). During the annual event, osteopathic medical students, osteopathic physicians and AOA leaders come together to network and meet with their members of Congress to discuss important health policy issues affecting the osteopathic profession. 
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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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This past week, TouroCOM students travelled to Albany for a day of advocacy. The fifth annual D.O. Day, sponsored by the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS), comes on the heels of their most recent trip to D.C. for D.O. Day on the Hill, and was another chance to present their views to their political representatives, asking for their support on issues relevant to the osteopathic profession. 
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Think medical school is hard? Try it with seven kids.
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To take a break from studying for their upcoming exams, practicals, and Boards, TouroCOM-Harlem students were treated to a surprise visit from some cute, furry puppies.