TouroCOM News

TouroCOM and TCOP Host Biannual Health Fair in Harlem

March 14, 2016

On Friday, March 11th, the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem hosted their biannual health fair.

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TouroCOM-Middletown Hosts First Health Fair

March 14, 2016

On Sunday, March 13, DO candidates hosted a volunteer health fair at HONORehg (Helping Others Needing Our Resources - formerly Emergency Housing Group), a homeless shelter located in Middletown, NY. 

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Gabrielle Rozenberg Named TouroCOM-Harlem's Student D.O. of the Year

February 02, 2016

When Gabrielle Rozenberg heard she was selected as TouroCOM-Harlem’s Student D.O. of the Year, she was “both extremely honored and humbled.” 

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Pediatrics Interest Group Educates Middletown Kids about Healthy Habits

December 21, 2015

This past Friday, fifteen D.O. students from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Middletown boarded a bus heading to Smith Clove Elementary School in Woodbury, New York. As members of TouroCOM-Middletown’s Pediatrics Interest Group, they came armed with crayons, stethoscopes, and blood-pressure cuffs.

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Clark Johnsen: A Most Unusual Journey

December 15, 2015

Before medicine, Clark Johnsen, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem ‘18, was an actor on Broadway.

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Senegalese Health Fair is a Rousing Success

December 01, 2015

It was the usual scene for a Friday afternoon at the corner of 137th and Edgecombe in Harlem, NY: more than one hundred Senegalese residents milled around the sidewalks in front of the Murid Islamic Community in America Mosque. Their afternoon service just completed, the prayer-goers—the men in long robes, the women in colorful head scarves and dresses—were rolling up their prayer mats from the sidewalk. Meanwhile, street vendors hawked their wares (sandwiches, watches, cut-up mango, headsets) in Senegalese.

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TouroCOM-Middletown Co-Sponsors Community Volunteer Fair

October 19, 2015

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.

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Returning Home, Serving Their Own

October 07, 2015

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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TouroCOM-Harlem and TCOP Lead Joint Health Fair

September 28, 2015

“Where can I get alcohol swabs?” a breathless D.O. student asked his peer. “Sir, do you take any medications? Would you like to have them reviewed?” a PharmD candidate asked an approaching visitor.

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D.O. and Pharmacy Students Volunteer at Harlem Healthy Soul Festival

September 24, 2015

This past Saturday, Pharmacists for Public Health (PPH) at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) teamed up with the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem to perform blood-pressure screenings and brown-bag medication reviews at the third annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival hosted by the Apollo Theater. The festival, which offered live entertainment, informative exhibits, and presentations by celebrities, doctors and health experts including TouroCOM's own Dr. John M. Palmer and Dr. Jeff Gardere, offered families the opportunity to learn about resources that foster active and healthy lifestyles. 

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