TouroCOM News

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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Here’s to a Healthy Spring!

April 22, 2012

On April 20th TouroCOM hosted its Spring Health Fair. Residents of Harlem and beyond came for a free-of-charge blood pressure, HIV and diabetes testing. The event was well received, and approximately 150 people attended. 

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Mission to Mbaise

April 20, 2012

During the beginning of April I had the opportunity to travel to Nigeria with my mother to go visit family members.

by: Chukwuma Pius-Nwagwu, P4

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Hearts of Gold

April 19, 2012

TouroCOM students volunteer their time to assist in the “Harlem Heart Healthy Workshop Series”. 

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DO Day in Albany

April 17, 2012

First years from TouroCOM traveled to Albany to lobby for their profession. They met with Senators and Assembly Members from different New York districts to ensure they have the appropriate knowledge to make informed decisions regarding osteopathic medicine legislation. 

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Urban Health - take 2

March 29, 2012

TouroCOM was one of the sponsors of the 2nd Annual Urban Health Conference which took place at Harlem Hospital on March 28. 

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