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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.
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Three Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Middletown students will be delivering a presentation at one of the world’s most prestigious medical conferences. 
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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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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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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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Now that TouroCOM students finished their first year of medical school, one might think that they’d take a much-deserved break from their medical studies, especially since it’s their only real summer break during med school. Not these five students. Students Meghan Beard, Stephanie Chung, Huong Nguyen, Kevin Yiu and Maksim Vaysman took advantage of their summer vacation to pursue research projects inside the medical community. Some students spoke about how pleasant it was to interact with patients after a year of studying; others spoke of the joy of tracing a forgotten patient’s life through their chart history. Each student is working towards publishing something based on their research.
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Saturday August 25th, TouroCOM participated in the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K Run/NYC Family Health Walk-A-Thon for Peace in Our Communities. Students and faculty came out to support the community and their goal for peace! It was a great walk and run and we enjoyed lending our support for such an amazing cause! 
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The viral challenge that swept the nation arrived at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.