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TouroCOM News

"I'm a DO, that's what we do, we touch people."

August 26, 2013

On July 1 our 2013 Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates, newly minted doctors, entered the halls of the halls of the hospitals where

they are interning. They're already making a difference.  Here's one difference Dr. Karen Schugt's, TouroCOM Class of 2013, has made.

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A Wet Welcome

August 13, 2013

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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Treating Injured in Aftermath of Boston Explosions

April 16, 2013

It was almost 3 P.M. on Monday and Martin Levine, DO, associate dean and professor of family medicine at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), was on Boylston Street in Boston, in front of “Tent A,” the main medical tent where runners are treated after they finish the marathon. He had been in the tent helping the athletes and had left to find other runners he could assist.  Suddenly Dr. Levine heard an explosion, felt its concussive force, looked in the direction of the blast and saw a plume of white smoke about a half block away.  He yelled into the tent to make room for casualties, and proceeded toward the blast when a second one went off. 

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TouroCOM Wins at AAO

April 10, 2013

Amanda Lucashu, TouroCOM '15, won 4th place in the A. Hollis Wolf Case Competition as part of the AAO Convocation in Orlando, FL. Her case was about the use of OMT (Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment) in hypertension.

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