Catskill Hudson Area Health Education (AHEC) is especially pleased to welcome Kenneth J. Steier, DO, MBA, MPH, MHA, MGH, Dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Middletown campus as the newest member of its Board of Directors. Dr. Steier’s position on the Board not only offers his contribution of expertise in Health Resources Services Administration, but a prolific collaboration between Catskill Hudson AHEC and TouroCOM as well.
Middletown, N.Y. – Marking a major milestone for Middletown, Orange County and the Hudson Valley, Harlem-based Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Sunday celebrated the grand opening of its new campus in Middletown, as 135 students comprising the Inaugural Class of 2018 donned white coats and took the Osteopathic Oath in the White Coat Ceremony, signifying the official start of their careers as medical students.
New York, N.Y. – Mikail Kamal, a first-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has secured a $250,000 grant to further develop a breakthrough emergency healthcare device he has created that has the potential to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of postnatal women worldwide every year.
New York, N.Y. – Touro College is pleased to announce that Dr. Tipsuda Junsanto-Bahri, chair, Basic Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in New York City, has been nominated to receive the Inspirational Physician Award presented by the Women Physicians Section of the American Medical Association (AMA).
New York, N.Y. – Students graduating from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem in June have completed an outstanding round of residency matches for fall, according to results from the school’s fourth consecutive “Match Day.” Out of the 131 students eligible for matches in the class of 2014, 98 percent were successfully matched – with many going to the most respected residency programs in the country.
New York, N.Y. – Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF), a non-profit organization that advocates for increasing the number of underrepresented minority physicians in the United States. The $5,000 award was made possible by The Lincoln Fund, a long-time supporter of the NMF and its mission.
March 13, 2014 – Eight-five students from the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem joined with 1,200 osteopathic medical students from around the country on March 6 to meet with elected officials and their staff members to advocate for important health policy issues that affect medical education and the practice of medicine.