Featured Stories tagged with "school of health sciences"

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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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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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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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When the stars of the Boston Ballet’s upcoming performance of William Forsythe’s Artifact have an injury, a Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) student will be waiting in the wings.
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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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In her almost twenty years as an administrative assistant in the School of Health Sciences-Manhattan Occupational Therapy program, Lydia Borges has done her fair share for students in need of help. And when her Puerto Rican family needed help after Hurricane Maria, OT students rushed to offer assistance.
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As they started the clinical portion of their education, students in the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program donned their white coats in ceremonies for Manhattan and Bay Shore students. 
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 “Horses have a very calm demeanor, which is why they are so therapeutic for kids with disabilities,” explains Amarinder Parmar, a DPT ’17 candidate at Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS), when asked about the connection between physical therapy and horses. “It has to do with the movement of the horse, and the effect the pelvic input has on the children, many of whom don’t have proper body mechanics.” 
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This past October, The Touro College School of Health Sciences\' Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program held two annual white coat ceremonies at both its Manhattan and Bay Shore campuses to mark the students’ transition from the classroom to the clinic.
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When a leading occupational therapist wanted evidence that her mindfulness and yoga practice was effective for children on the autism spectrum, she turned to Touro’s School of Health Sciences.