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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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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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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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When a leading occupational therapist wanted evidence that her mindfulness and yoga practice was effective for children on the autism spectrum, she turned to Touro’s School of Health Sciences.
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In the course of their research, one group of physical therapy students at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) made a startling discovery about their field after surveying over 200 New York State physical therapy students. 
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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.” 
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Penina Smith has the distinction of being the only PA who is also a certified athletic trainer. She had been fascinated by medicine ever since she dissected a sheep’s brain in eighth grade. Upon entering GW, she joined the Athletic Training program. While she enjoyed the classes in anatomy and physiology, she said that she didn’t much like having to be on call on the weekends and being at six a.m. football practice. During the course of her studies, she shadowed an orthopedic surgeon and met a PA and realized that being a PA might be a good career choice for her.