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As they welcomed forty-five new students to campus, the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) program held several exciting orientation activities for the Class of 2018—including a baseball game at Yankee Stadium and community service activity at Battery Park. Scroll through the photos below to read more!   
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Fannie Li readily admits she never thought she’d end up in the School of Health Sciences Physician Assistant program.
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Mimma Mazzola said she thought about becoming a PA when her pediatrician mentioned the profession to her. “I researched the profession and just loved it,” she said. Her desire to be in the medical field was augmented by her experience working as a medical assistant at a podiatric surgical office. “It was super hands-on,” she said. “They taught me everything: how to take blood; how to treat a wound and how to care for someone who has diabetes. Each patient had a different story.”
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Military veteran Carlos Cuello enlisted in the U.S. Navy in a move he calls “a last shot at achieving the American dream.” Now, he’s an undergraduate student pursuing the Physician Assistant program—with a 4.0 GPA—at the Touro College 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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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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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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In a ceremony that harked back to the august history of nursing, Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Nursing Program welcomed 46 new nurses to the profession during a pinning ceremony on June 28.
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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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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.