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He may be a Knicks fan, but one enterprising doctor of physical therapy candidate spent six weeks rooting for the Philadelphia 76ers.
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Though his father is a pediatrician and both his mother and sister are nurses, Joel Mercier said he wasn’t sure he wanted to go into medicine until he visited Tanzania as part of a four-month medical mission with Youth with a Mission.
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Each year, DPT students volunteer at the Educational Alliance’s Sirovich Center, a non-profit organization located in Manhattan that caters to the health and wellness of the senior population,in a unique variety of ways—leading health fairs, helping serve lunch in the cafeteria, teaching origami, or facilitating wellness seminars, where they cover topics important to Sirovich’s clientele, such as ways to maintain healthy bones and posture, proper use and maintenance of assistive devices (e.g. walkers and canes), and balance assessments to understand fall risks.
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As part of the School of Health Sciences’ mission to foster a rich intellectual environment actively involved in research, our administration helps faculty research initiatives develop by providing the financial backing to support qualified projects.
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In an operating room, a physician assistant (PA) is a second set of hands for a surgeon, according to Supervising Physician Assistant Thomas Burns of South Side Hospital. 
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Military veteran Carlos Cuello enlisted in the U.S. Navy in a move he calls “a last shot at achieving the American dream.” Now, he’s an undergraduate student pursuing the Physician Assistant program—with a 4.0 GPA—at the Touro College School of Health Sciences.
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The Touro College Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) Program was recently awarded a three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose mission it is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America\'s communities.
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“Slick your hair/ and wear your buckle shoes/ (Up, down!) And all that jazz…” sings Nicole Russo, DPT. Her back to the group, she turns her head to the side and raises her arms up, then down, while her audience—a roomful of sitting or wheelchair-bound senior citizens—follow suit and unanimously sing along to the rousing lyrics.
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As they welcomed forty-five new students to campus, the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) program held several exciting orientation activities for the Class of 2018—including a baseball game at Yankee Stadium and community service activity at Battery Park. Scroll through the photos below to read more!   
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Mimma Mazzola said she thought about becoming a PA when her pediatrician mentioned the profession to her. “I researched the profession and just loved it,” she said. Her desire to be in the medical field was augmented by her experience working as a medical assistant at a podiatric surgical office. “It was super hands-on,” she said. “They taught me everything: how to take blood; how to treat a wound and how to care for someone who has diabetes. Each patient had a different story.”