Featured Stories tagged with "Manhattan"

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After being diagnosed with Stage 4S Neuroblastoma at just two months old, Touro Physician Assistant (PA) Manhattan campus student Blake Bohlig successfully won the fight for her life.
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In the clinical phase of the PA program, students undergo ten mandatory rotations – eight core and two elective, each for several weeks, at hospitals, clinics, or other sites. Ruth Pierre-Louis, SHS, Manhattan PA-S ’16 completed her advanced elective rotation in the competitive New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center’s Transplant Surgery Department. Here are the highlights of her experience.
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As they began their journey of learning how to keep bodies healthy, members of the School of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Manhattan Program Class of 2021 took a day to help keep their neighborhood healthy. On August 20, more than 40 future physician assistants cleaned up New York City’s Battery Park. Students fanned out across scenic area to clean up litter and debris, repaint park benches and aerate the soil along with city groundskeepers and other volunteers. We spoke with eight members of the new class about their decision to become physician assistants and the paths that led them to Touro.
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Touro student Bracha Buff shares her excitement at starting the Physician Assistant Manhattan program—the first step towards fulfilling a lifelong dream of a career in the medical field.
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Southworth explains what brought her to Touro College School of Health Sciences Physician Assistant-Manhattan program, her appointment on the American Academy of Physician Assistants Committee and more.
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It was her own interaction with a Physician Assistant (PA) that inspired Rachel Farahan, a 2013 graduate of the School of Health Sciences’ PA Program. At the age of 20, she battled a serious illness, and remains grateful for the care she received. Now, as she begins tending to others, Farahan is determined to make anyone who visits her for treatment or consultation feel comfortable. "Patients have no reason to apologize for having questions and needing help," she says, and it’s a philosophy that may just help her save lives.
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After graduating Touro College School of Health Sciences with an M.S. in Occupational Therapy (OT), alum Sean Getty began working at Stony Brook University as a Site Coordinator and Clinical Assistant Professor. In his spare time, he and third year OT students teamed up to develop OT2MentorMe.com, a website dedicated to pairing mentors and mentees to facilitate the critical relationship therapists need to succeed.
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For the third year in a row, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students at Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) made Wikipedia a safer, more accurate source of medical information.
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Victoria Ciano and Sherry Shaker, SHS ’16, were itching to travel abroad for their last rotation, an advanced elective—ER.
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Sabbir Ahmed grew up in Queens surrounded by his large extended family. (He has close to fifty cousins—many of them live in the same neighborhood and some even on the same block.)