Featured Stories tagged with "tourocom"

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Newly elected as Chair of the Medical Student Section of Medical State Society of the State of New York, Jean is the first TouroCOM student to hold this position, and has a long history of involvement in the American Medical Association during her time at Touro.
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The drug hydroxyurea is an incredibly effective treatment for pediatric sickle cell anemia-- why don’t more patients take it?
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TouroCOM Middletown student Kevin Yiu likened his summer research to reading the life stories of hundreds of patients.
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On March 9, 2016, TouroCOM-Middletown’s Student Osteopathic Medical Association (SOMA) in conjunction with Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) and the Research Interest Club hosted TouroCOM-Middletown\'s first annual Research Poster Symposium. Organized by the SOMA Research Committee (Janki Shah and Alice Jiang) the event featured fifteen presentations (see sidebar). Faculty judges included Dr. Jeffrey Karpen, PhD, Dr. Cheryl Rosenfeld, DO, and Dr. Stephanie Zeszutek, D.O.
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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine\'s (TouroCOM) second and third year students already knew the score, but first years were sufficiently warned: Attend the Welcome Back BBQ and prepare to have fun – and get soaked. Every year our Student Government Association hosts a block party on 124th street with good eats, music and the eagerly anticipated water fight between students and faculty. It\'s an opportunity for first years to get to know each other and their upperclassmen. Between water balloons, water guns and the dunk tank, we all got into the spirit and splashed around in celebration of the upcoming year. 
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As the Class of 2013 were heading out from the halls of TouroCOM and heading to the halls of the hospitals where they would be interning, they took a few minutes to leave the Class of 2017 with some of the things they learned during their time at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM). Welcome Class of 2017!
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For a week in February, students at TouroCOM Middletown—who chose a profession where they could help others—took a week to help themselves.
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TouroCOM Middletown student Meghan Beard spent her summer at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Northwell Health’s principal research facility. Beard studied the effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD) on minority communities. “There’s a lack of data on minority patients,” explained Beard. She also worked with the medical staff to recruit patients for a tele-health program, a home video tool that will enable patients to receive low-cost pulmonary treatment for their chronic conditions. Beard plans to write a paper about the reasons why some patients from minority communities declines the tele-heath treatment.
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TouroCOM Middletown student Maksim Vaysman always knew he wanted to be a doctor, but that didn’t stop him from pursuing a degree in business administration. “Being a doctor is an incredible way to contribute to society,” said Vaysman who graduated from SUNY Geneseo. “But understanding how a business works is a good idea if you want to have a private practice.”
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High school student and MedAchieve Scholar Kadijatou Gory said that while she enjoyed all the aspects of MedAchieve—a TouroCOM program that introduces high school students to the world of medicine and medical school—she said that her favorite part of the program was sitting a few feet away: her mentor, TouroCOM Harlem student Douglas Burns.