On August 22, Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Physician Assistant (PA) Program in Manhattan welcomed the class of 2020 to the school. As part of the week-long orientation, and in line with Touro’s mission of service, students spent a morning cleaning up Battery Park. On a sunny and pleasant summer day, we caught up with several of the new students and asked them about their decisions to become physician assistants.
You’re running on the treadmill at a leisurely pace. The music changes to something faster. Will your pace increase? How about your cardiovascular health?
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School of Health Sciences (SHS) undergraduate student Emily Lisanti received a first-hand and in-depth look at the medical field as one of only 16 undergraduate students chosen to participate in Northwell Health Summer Pre-Medicine Program for College Students.
Immersing herself in different cultures comes easily to Dana Cyrelda Sanchez, a student in Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) Industrial Organizational (I-O) Psychology program.
"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."
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.
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.
In the course of their research, one group of physical therapy students at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) made a startling discovery about their field after surveying over 200 New York State physical therapy students.
School of Health Sciences (SHS) occupational therapy student Rebecca Bari used her required volunteering hours to lead a youth leadership mission to South Carolina.