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Featured Stories tagged with "underserved"

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The Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine-Harlem is committed to training osteopathic physicians with a particular emphasis on practicing medicine in underserved communities, and to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine. Three DOs—Rhoda Amiseng, Tatiana Carrillo, and Gabrielle Jasmin—are quintessential examples of both aspects of that very mission. Recently, these three students were chosen to speak at the TouroCOM-Harlem parlor meeting fundraiser to raise donations for underrepresented minorities, which raised nearly $66,000 in scholarships for TouroCOM-Harlem. Here, get to know these inspiring women even better. 
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This winter break, Smruti Desai (OMS-II) organized a trip of fourteen first- and second- year Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM-Harlem) students to Narayana Health City in Bengaluru, India through TouroCOM’s International Medicine Club.
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When Tatiana Carrillo was a little girl, she’d follow her mother around with a spoon, trying to listen to her heartbeat. “I’m going to make you feel better,” young Tatiana would say. From that point on, her mother predicted her daughter would one day become a doctor. 
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In 2010, TouroCOM-Harlem medical student Gabrielle Jasmin was serving as a translator in Haiti when the earthquake hit. At the time, she was helping a family practitioner from Virginia—who happened to be a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)—treat patients.
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Rhoda Asimeng’s father came to America from Ghana with only $28 and a suitcase, and she grew up sharing a two-bedroom apartment with her family of eight in the South Bronx. While in college, both of her parents passed away from cancer. Against all these odds, she’s now a second-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem. 
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This past winter break, twelve TouroCOM students traveled on a ten-day medical service trip to Nicaragua through Global Brigades, a non-profit organization that sends volunteers to third-world countries to assist in improving health services.