The child couldn’t have been more than nine and looked closer to five. But he had come alone down the mountains of Ecuador where his family lived. A bloody gash was open above his eyes and the volunteer doctors sutured the wound and administered anesthesia with an 18 gauge needle, all while Emily Lisanti, an undergraduate student at Touro College School of Health Sciences, stood close by ready to help.
The patient, Manny, was a 23-year-old obese male on the autism spectrum who had been hospitalized. After a recent car accident that broke bones in his right leg and wrist, his limited communication skills had become impaired; he spent most of the time in his hospital bed, curled up in a fetal position. As a member of an interdisciplinary medical team, what is the best course of treatment?
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.
A lifelong dancer and physical therapy student is combining her passions at an Ohio physical therapy clinic that specializes in dance rehabilitation.-
He may be a Knicks fan, but one enterprising doctor of physical therapy candidate spent six weeks rooting for the Philadelphia 76ers.
As a student doing her fieldwork, Mazal Goldzweig noticed that many of her patients complained about the same thing. As homemakers, many of them wanted to cook for their families but couldn’t manage it because of their arthritis. The simplest tasks, like opening up a bottle of canola oil, became almost impossible.
A Touro professor of audiology and her two students provided a local senior center with an informative and engaging presentation about hearing loss.
The groundbreaking work of a Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) graduate might change the longstanding treatment of concussions.
As a pre-med student at Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS), I was able to excel in topics such as genetics and organic chemistry because of the “love to learn” environment established by my professors.
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.