Featured Stories tagged with "research"

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The groundbreaking work of a Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) graduate might change the longstanding treatment of concussions.
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It’s a ubiquitous tool in hospitals across America, but no one agrees on how to use it most effectively. That is until two Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) professors and their students decided to investigate this issue as their DPT research project.
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“From the time I was a small child I was always fascinated by living things,” says assistant professor Marie Madigan, who currently teaches biology for the undergraduate division of the School of Health Sciences.
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You’re running on the treadmill at a leisurely pace. The music changes to something faster. Will your pace increase? How about your cardiovascular health?
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A new therapy tool, PuzzleArt™, claims to build and strengthen 20 perceptual learning, oculomotor, binocular, sensory and creativity skills using three-dimensional, hands-on abstract art, but does it work?
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For their final research project, one group of School of Health Sciences occupational therapy students studied their fellow student. Entitled, “Metamorphosis from Student to Therapist: A Case Study,” the project looked at a promising occupational therapy student and the challenges she faced on her way to graduation.
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Alyssa Decker, SHS ’16, M.S. and Laurie Giamella, ’16 represented Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) at the 45th annual Voice Foundation Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice on June 4, 2016 at the Philadelphia Westin Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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For Diana Daus, Assistant Professor in the Occupational Therapy department of Touro’s School of Health Sciences, Huntington’s Disease is more than just a field of interest; it is personal.  Seven years ago, her mother passed away after a long and insidious battle with this hereditary disease, and her brother was diagnosed in 2014. He is currently participating in clinical trials and is under the care of a neurologist specializing in HD.
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For their final graduation requirements, students at the School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program spend two years working on an evidence-based research project together with a faculty mentor. The fruits of their labor were on display in May, when both Manhattan and Bay Shore doctoral candidates delivered their final presentations.
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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?