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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.
Bracha Buff was exposed to the medical world early on when her brother was diagnosed with cancer. “I knew from then that I wanted to do something in the medical world,” said Buff.
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.)
Nelson Agee grew up in Alabama and moved to Tennessee for high school. After that, he enrolled in the University of North Florida to study criminal justice intending to become a member of law enforcement.