Featured Stories tagged with "shs"

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“Slick your hair/ and wear your buckle shoes/ (Up, down!) And all that jazz…” sings Nicole Russo, DPT. Her back to the group, she turns her head to the side and raises her arms up, then down, while her audience—a roomful of sitting or wheelchair-bound senior citizens—follow suit and unanimously sing along to the rousing lyrics.
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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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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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In an operating room, a physician assistant (PA) is a second set of hands for a surgeon, according to Supervising Physician Assistant Thomas Burns of South Side Hospital. 
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The Touro College Manhattan Physician Assistant (PA) Program was recently awarded a three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose mission it is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America\'s communities.
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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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Drs. Frances Corio, P.T., PhD, OCS and Robert Troiano, DPT, CHT started out with a question: Could something as common as a musical metronome, which helps set a balanced pace for musicians, help individuals with limb loss walk more steadily and symmetrically? While they thought it could, they wanted to test this hypothesis scientifically. 
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Where do most people get their health information on the internet? The answer might surprise you: Wikipedia. How reliable is it? More so every day, thanks to Wikiproject Medicine and volunteers like Touro’s PT students. 
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"You have acquired everything you need to know for the profession of nursing," said Chair and Director of the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Department of Nursing, Sandra Russo, to 65 graduates at the traditional pinning ceremony held on Friday, June 23rd. "It has been an honor to guide you through your journey, and now, there is nothing more to say than...Welcome."
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More than 150 busy New Yorkers received a free oral health lesson courtesy of students at the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS)-Manhattan Physician Assistant program on April 26.