Featured Stories tagged with "tourocom"

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TouroCOM Middletown Student Rishi Thaker was born into a healthcare family.
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OMS IV Payal Aggarwal was named TouroCOM Harlem’s Student DO of the Year for her work on behalf of her fellow students and community. It’s the recognition for years of service that Aggarwal dates to a life-changing experience she had as a freshman at NYU.
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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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Both TouroCOM Harlem and TouroCOM Middletown held special graduation services when more than 100 high school students celebrated the completion of their MedAchieve program.
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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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Sallyanna Bazelais graduated from Queens College in 2016 with a bio major and a minor in cultural anthropology. “Medicine started out as a dream for me,” said Bazelais.
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After an injury sidelined Stephen Hongach’s college football career, Hongach found a new passion. “I felt defeated, but at the same time, it opened up a new door and I’ve loved medicine ever since.”
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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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Sheila Krishnan is one of the few, if any students in TouroCOM’s history to have an undergraduate degree in linguistics. “I went into college knowing I didn’t want to major in science and I found out that Columbia had a great linguistics department; I took a class during my first semester and fell in love,” said Krishnan who graduated from Barnard College in 2015. 
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Meyling Zuniga arrived in the US from Peru when she was eight. “I didn’t speak English then, so I wasn’t a big fan,” she laughed.