TouroCOM News

Newbie Workshop, Newbie Researchers

July 31, 2012

Dr. Piotr B. Kozlowski, Dean of Research at TouroCOM is passionate about science and research (just ask him for a tour of the labs). This summer he’s offering a class to give TouroCOM students (and non-TouroCOM students – there were even three exceptional high school students from Brooklyn Tech) the skills they need to venture into the lab and start their own research. He’s sure he’ll find some budding researchers among them and his happy to save a spot for them in the lab. “Applied Biotechnology: A hands-on approach for learning current laboratory research techniques” is the course title for this research class and among other things it introduced students to gel electrophoresis, western blot, DNA fingerprinting.

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Art and English in Cartagena

June 26, 2012

Hunter Vincent, OMS II, is hanging out in Cartagena, Colombia this summer. “It is the most amazing city! I’ve been taking some Spanish classes and my girlfriend and I have been teaching art and English to kids in the slums.”

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High Tech Classrooms

May 30, 2012

Dr. David Lenihan’s high tech classrooms are geared to ensure student success.

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Scrubs for Cubs at PS 197

May 29, 2012

As part of their Scrubs for Cubs program, The Pediatrics Club headed by Jackie Rodriguez, Kaitlyn Piatt, Niva Shah, Raza Ashraf and faculty advisor Dr. Sushama Rich, organized an amazing day for PS 197 on May 21. The kids got to spend some time in the anatomy lab learning about the human brain and other parts of the body. It was a great experience to get a local school really interested in science and it was a perfect way to reach out to the future of medicine! They were a really great group of kids!

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Preaching and practicing at the Bike and Run

May 13, 2012

Nineteen TouroCOM students participated in the “Miles for Healthier Lifestyles” Bike and Run Relay sponsored by the AMA. The purpose of the race was to enable students to practice what they preach, and go out and demonstrate the importance of exercise in a healthy lifestyle.

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Be Healthy, Mom

May 11, 2012

TouroCOM Professor of Pathology Dr. Tipsuda Bahri, and several students participated in a health fair sponsored by Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership & Central Harlem Healthy Start. Students distributed informative pamphlets on how new mothers and other members of the community can maintain a healthy life. 

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Dr. Levine Thinks Osteopathically

May 03, 2012

Dr. Martin S. Levine, DO, associate dean for educational development at TouroCom took a sabbatical this year to serve as president of the AOA (American Osteopathic Association). He returned home, to TouroCom, to speak with students on “Thinking Osteopathically”.

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An International Flavor

May 01, 2012

Touro’s Colleges of Pharmacy and Osteopathic Medicine always have a multi-cultural flare. But yesterday, you could really see it, even taste it.SNPhA (Student National Pharmaceutical Association) and SHA (Student Health Alliance) collaborated to host International Day at the College of Pharmacy and College of Osteopathic Medicine. Raising funds for their respective organizations the event also helps to promote cultural awareness. And who doesn’t like to taste new dishes from around the world and see a fashion show of native wear (or dress up in your native country’s dress)

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Pharm-Assist vs. Swishin’ Physician

April 29, 2012

On Sunday April 29 the first annual “Battle of Supremacy” Basketball game went down between Touro College of Pharmacy and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Holistic Harlem

April 28, 2012

Several TouroCOM professors and students attended Harlem’s first ever Holistic Health Day. Drs. Delbridge and Weston, Ms. Beauplan and Ms. Sommerville, were in attendance.

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