Featured Stories tagged with "school of health sciences"

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It was Physician Assistant (PA) Phillip Maxwell’s first Christmas shift at Elmhurst Hospital Center. A patient arrived at the emergency room—a young man who had fainted. While the patient had a clean medical history, Maxwell saw something troubling in his EKG.  
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Dan Rootenberg would like to extend his heartfelt thanks to that anonymous student who didn’t make it to class to begin Touro’s Master of Science in Physical Therapy program. “I had been waitlisted and got a phone call at 10 am, after the first anatomy class when someone failed to show up for school,” says Rootenberg, who graduated in 1997. “That was how I got in, missing the first class.”
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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?
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As a pre-med student at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), I was able to excel in topics such as genetics and organic chemistry because of the “love to learn” environment established by my professors.
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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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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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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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A Touro School of Health Sciences alumnus was named New Jersey State Physician Assistant of the Year. PA John Albanese, who graduated in 2011 from the Bay Shore program, credited Touro with his success.
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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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“When someone has a brain injury, very often the survivors and their families are disoriented…it’s a whole new world,” begins Elchanan Schwarz, LMHC, a 2010 graduate of Touro\'s Mental Health Counseling program, now in the Department of Behavioral Science at Touro’s School of Health Sciences.