When he was 15, Ethan Burger realized he couldn’t move his elbow. When an MRI and an X-ray didn’t reveal anything, he visited a physical therapist who, not only helped him recover, but gave him the idea of pursuing a career in physical therapy.
For the third year in a row, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students at Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) made Wikipedia a safer, more accurate source of medical information.
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Thanks to Touro School of Health Sciences Occupational Therapy students, hundreds of indigent occupational therapy patients will receive top-of-the-line medical supplies at no cost.
A Touro School of Health Sciences alumnus was named New Jersey State Physician Assistant of the Year. PA John Albanese, who graduated in 2011 from the Bay Shore program, credited Touro with his success.
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.
Sometimes getting it wrong is just as important as getting it right.
434 students celebrated their graduation from Touro College School of Health Sciences on September 12. The ceremony, held at the Tilles Center in Brookville, NY, included graduates from the doctor of physical therapy, post-professional physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, physician assistant, and nursing programs at SHS, as well as undergraduate studies.
During Yitzchok Kolodny’s career as a physical therapist, he saw the same situation over and over again. Patients with serious pain and dysfunction that began with a simple injury.
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.