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Graduates of Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) Physician Assistants (PA) program were awarded their diplomas on Sept. 13 at Long Island University’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. The new PAs are the latest graduates of the program that has offered PA accreditation since 1972, shortly after the field was created. Students from the Winthrop extension campus spoke about how they managed intense and rewarding classes with clinical rotations and family commitments. One advantage of being PA? PA’s enjoy the ability to work in a wide-range of medical specialties.
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Can Pinterest be an effective teaching tool for occupational therapy students? Does occupational therapy help with late-stage Parkinson’s Disease? Do occupational therapists in school environments do enough to combat bullying? How effective is Hippotherapy?
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As a pre-med student at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), I was able to excel in topics such as genetics and organic chemistry because of the “love to learn” environment established by my professors.
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A Touro School of Health Sciences alumnus was named New Jersey State Physician Assistant of the Year. PA John Albanese, who graduated in 2011 from the Bay Shore program, credited Touro with his success.
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It was a bittersweet moment for Stephanie Perlman as she donned her white coat at the graduation ceremony of the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Physician Assistants (PA) Manhattan program. On the one hand, an almost unlimited amount of medical career options beckoned her, on the other, she was leaving her friends behind.
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During Yitzchok Kolodny’s career as a physical therapist, he saw the same situation over and over again. Patients with serious pain and dysfunction that began with a simple injury.
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434 students celebrated their graduation from Touro College School of Health Sciences on September 12. The ceremony, held at the Tilles Center in Brookville, NY, included graduates from the doctor of physical therapy, post-professional physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, physician assistant, and nursing programs at SHS, as well as undergraduate studies.
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White-coated Raphael Lebovits, carrying his toddler in his arms, strides across the grand hall with his wife. (“If not for her, I wouldn’t be here today,” he mentions as an aside, shaking his head). He stops to thank a professor for all her hard work over the years, and introduces his child. 
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As they started the clinical portion of their education, students in the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program donned their white coats in ceremonies for Manhattan and Bay Shore students. 
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 “Horses have a very calm demeanor, which is why they are so therapeutic for kids with disabilities,” explains Amarinder Parmar, a DPT ’17 candidate at Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS), when asked about the connection between physical therapy and horses. “It has to do with the movement of the horse, and the effect the pelvic input has on the children, many of whom don’t have proper body mechanics.”