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This June, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students at Touro’s School of Health Sciences’ Bay Shore campus concluded yet another exciting weekend volunteering at the annual Nassau County Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged, also known as the Victory Challenge (or Victory Games), held from June 2-June 4 at Nassau Community College and at the Mitchel Athletic Complex in Nassau County.
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A Touro professor of audiology and her two students provided a local senior center with an informative and engaging presentation about hearing loss.
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Third-year students Bari Diamond, Diana Lashinsky, Olivia Tierno, Gabriela Masotti, Leanna Benenati, supervised by Prof. Crippen and Dr. Chiariello, saw patients at the Eula Hall Health Clinic and Shelby Valley Medical Clinic (both of which are located in Pikeville, Kentucky, and managed by Big Sandy Health Care).
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School of Health Sciences (SHS) occupational therapy student Rebecca Bari used her required volunteering hours to lead a youth leadership mission to South Carolina.
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Students from Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) embarked on a service trip to Lima, Peru in January to assist hundreds of community members in need of medical, dental, and obstetrics healthcare, as well as basic community infrastructure.
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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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Professor Alex Lopez said Touro’s mission inspired him. 
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The child couldn’t have been more than nine and looked closer to five. But he had come alone down the mountains of Ecuador where his family lived. A bloody gash was open above his eyes and the volunteer doctors sutured the wound and administered anesthesia with an 18 gauge needle, all while Emily Lisanti, an undergraduate student at Touro College School of Health Sciences, stood close by ready to help.
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Among the many volunteers at the Holy Apostle Soup Kitchen in Manhattan was Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) doctor of physical therapy (DPT) student Christopher Evangelista. 
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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.