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Several TouroCOM students volunteered at Harlem Children’s Zone “Walk it out” event on Saturday March 24. “Walk it out” is a program designed to promote healthy lifestyles in Harlem. Students that participated included: Azuka Onye, Eguono Eduvie, Catrina LeBlanc, Orlando Thomas, and Anastasia Clervil.
The SAOAO (Student American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics) participated in a saw bone event with Dr. Steven Shamash, an osteopathic orthopedic surgeon who practices in Northern New Jersey. Representatives from Stryker, a manufacturer of medical and orthopedic products, were there to supply the saw bones and drilling equipment. Students learned how to fixate a fracture, and drill screws and plates into fractured bones, as well as different approaches to transverse and oblique fractures.
TouroCOM Professor of Pathology Dr. Tipsuda Bahri, and several students participated in a health fair sponsored by Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership & Central Harlem Healthy Start. Students distributed informative pamphlets on how new mothers and other members of the community can maintain a healthy life.