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Professor Tara Casimano Receives Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Health Science

February 03, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Prof. Tara Casimano, PhD. OT/L, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of the Occupational Therapy Program at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) has received her doctor of philosophy in Health Sciences from Trident University International.

Dr. Meira Orentlicher Receives Award from American Occupational Therapy Association

February 01, 2016

Meira L. Orentlicher, Associate Prof. and Coordinator of Research and Development for the Occupational Therapy Dept. at Touro College School of Health Sciences, is the recipient of the Roster of Fellows Award given by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). 

Dr. Patricia J. Precin Receives Recognition of Achievement Award from American Occupational Therapy Association

January 20, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Dr. Patricia J. Precin, Asst. Prof. of Occupational Therapy at Touro College School of Health Sciences in New York City, was presented with the Recognition of Achievement Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association. The Award recognizes occupational therapy (OT) practitioners who have made notable contributions to the profession and its consumers in a focused area of OT practice.

Health Sciences Award Recipient Says Future of Physical Therapy is Prevention

January 04, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Thomas Protopapas of Leonia, N.J. was named recipient of the Maimonides Award from Touro College School of Health Sciences.

Roslyn Resident Wins Maimonides Award, Launches Career in Robotics

November 05, 2015
Advanced Technology and Hands-On Patient Care Excite Physician Assistant

New York, N.Y. –Matthew Stamm, of Roslyn, N.Y., was named recipient of the Maimonides Award from Touro College School of Health Sciences during the School’s commencement ceremony at the Tilles Performing Arts Center on Long Island.  Stamm, who completed the School’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program in Manhattan, was one of nine graduates selected to receive the Award for demonstrating the highest professional ideals of a health sciences practitioner.  

Drive, Passion, and Commitment Paved Way to Maimonides Award

October 09, 2015

New York, NY--Harlem resident April Kirby was selected to receive the coveted Maimonides Award from the Touro College School of Health Sciences. The Award was presented at the School’s recent commencement ceremony held at the Tilles Performing Arts Center on Long Island.  

Touro’s School of Health Sciences Awards Record Number of Degrees To Graduates of Skilled Healthcare Programs

September 25, 2015

New York, N.Y. - With pride and jubilation, honored graduates of Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) received their hard-won academic degrees during the School’s annual commencement ceremonies on Sept. 10 at the Tilles Performing Arts Center in Brookville, L.I. 

5 Tips for Preventing Summertime Sports Injuries

July 22, 2015
A list of user-friendly guidelines.

Summer is, of course, a great time to get outside and exercise, whether you are taking your indoor workout outdoors, or learning a new outdoor sport. To help prevent injuries commonly experienced by warm-weather fitness enthusiasts, Jill Horbacewicz, Chair of the Physical Therapy Department at the School of Health Sciences, has compiled a list of user-friendly guidelines. 

Dr. Roslyn Sofer Receives Marilyn Moffat Award For Distinguished Service

July 02, 2015

New York, N.Y. - Dr. Roslyn Sofer, Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), was a recent recipient of the 2015 Dr. Marilyn Moffat Award for Distinguished Service. The award recognizes members of the New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) who have made an outstanding contribution, and demonstrated consistent service to the physical therapy (PT) profession. It is the highest award given by the NYPTA.

Doctors' Gender a Factor in Low Back Pain Treatment Choices

April 28, 2015

Male doctors treat low back pain differently than female doctors do—and neither gender follows recommended guidelines for treating this common and costly health problem, according to new findings presented here at a poster session at Touro College Research Day. Organized by the Touro Research Collaborative, Touro College Research Day is being held from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28, at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy campus at 230 West 125th Street in Harlem