TouroCOM News

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Harlem Hosts Community Health Fairs

November 02, 2021

Community health fairs hosted and staffed by Harlem’s Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) attracted people of all ages and colors for health screenings and education recently.

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Awards 2021 Sullivan 180 Medical Scholarship

October 15, 2021

Middletown, New York — Alexa Walsh, a third-year student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), was named recipient of the 2021 Sullivan 180 Medical Scholarship, TouroCOM Executive Dean Kenneth Steier announced today. This award promotes the practice of medicine in underserved areas by offering tuition assistance to a TouroCOM Middletown student who has demonstrated financial need, outstanding academic work and dedication to improving the health of the local community.

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Integrating Sports Medicine with the Osteopathic Philosophy

September 23, 2021

Abbey Santanello, OMS IV at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, and her faculty advisor Professor Mikhail Volokitin, recently won a 2021 Student Research Fellowship Grant from the Touro College and University System to study the causes of common dysfunctions among runners and how to prevent injuries and relapses. We explored with Ms. Santanello her research and interest in osteopathic medicine.

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Fernando P. Bruno, MD, MPH, Named Science & Technology Policy Fellow

September 01, 2021

Washington D.C. — Fernando P. Bruno, MD, MPH, associate professor in the Department of Anatomy at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Middletown, has been awarded a Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). His fellowship placement will be at the Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science, within the National Institutes of Health.

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TouroCOM’s Award-Winning “Mini Medical School” Scores Again

August 16, 2021

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Harlem’s “MedAchieve Scholars” program has been awarded the 2021 “Inspiring Programs in STEM Award” from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, for the third consecutive year.

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Med School Alum is Back at TouroCOM, Now as a Professor

August 02, 2021

Like many a good professor, TouroCOM’s Dr. Nicole McGill sees herself in many of her students. In Dr. McGill’s case, the connection/resemblance is a bit stronger. In 2012, after working in the restaurant industry for ten years, Dr. McGill decided she wanted a change and enrolled in TouroCOM Harlem.

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TouroCOM Middletown Holds Safe In-Person Medical Simulation Boot Camp

July 29, 2021

At the tail-end of a challenging year of online learning in the Medical Simulation Course, second-year students at TouroCOM Middletown participated in an in-person Medical Simulation bootcamp that ran for two consecutive days on May 4-5.

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NY Rugby Team Doctor is TouroCOM Alum

July 26, 2021

When members of New York’s professional rugby team, Rugby United New York (RUNY) need treatment or have medical questions they turn to their team doctor, TouroCOM Harlem alum Jeremy Hanson.

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Graduates the Class of 2021

June 02, 2021

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated 239 new Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine last week from its two New York schools - in Harlem and Middletown.

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Meet the Grads: From Haiti to Harlem

May 25, 2021

Born and raised in Haiti, Amos Alcius - Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2021 - survived the devastation of the 2010 earthquake, restarted his medical education in the United States and in June will begin residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston in surgery-preliminary anesthesia.

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