Featured Stories tagged with "volunteer"

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For members of TouroCOM Harlem’s Sigma Sigma Phi (SSP) Honors Fraternity, volunteering and helping their community is an integral part of osteopathic medical school.
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Five TouroCOM-Middletown students had an experience this summer that many medical professionals never receive: an immersive medical experience in a rural community.
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For her summer vacation, TouroCOM Middletown student Dana Golden returned to a military lab where she had spent the last few years before enrolling in TouroCOM.
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Two TouroCOM students spent part of their summer learning about social medicine and the realities of practicing medicine in Haiti.
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A summer of relaxation after the intensity of first-year medical school? Not for these students. Five TouroCOM Middletown students used their summer break as an opportunity to broaden their medical horizons while also fulfilling TouroCOM’s mission of service. OMS I Dana Golden, a recipient of the military’s Health Professional Scholarship Program, worked in a military lab to improve combat casualty care ; OMS I Jennifer S. Lee discovered the nexus of policy and medicine working as a Summer Fellow at U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s office; OMS I Lyle (Yap) Yaphockun researched better medical treatment for transgender individuals; and OMS I Tiguiran Kane and OMS I Anna Marie Tran spent two weeks in Haiti studying how factors such as race, power and class affect medical treatment.
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Thanks to the efforts of one TouroCOM Middletown student, dozens of infants in Bangladesh have a better chance at a healthy life.
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As the seven TouroCOM Harlem students watched, a Ghanian doctor performed a caesarian section on an expectant mother. After the newborn was safely delivered, the nurse held the baby up and repeated a refrain that the TouroCOM students and their professor heard several times in the week they visited the small village in Ghana.
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Residents of Middletown who called their Congressman’s office might have been surprised at the identity of the person on the other end of the line: OMS II Jennifer S. Lee. For the first summer of her medical school experience, Lee was a Summer Fellow for U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney, who represents Middletown along with parts of the Hudson Valley.
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TouroCOM Middletown student Cassandra Garraud, a first generation American, grew up hearing stories of her parents’ life in Haiti. But only in December was she finally able to visit her parents’ homeland.
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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown recently co-sponsored a Community Volunteer Fair with the Joint Membership of Health and Community Agencies (JMHCA), a united federation of voluntary health and community agencies that offer wellness and recovery services for Orange County residents.