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Changing the Way Concussions Are Treated

January 24, 2017

The groundbreaking work of a Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) graduate might change the longstanding treatment of concussions.

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Pursuing My Passion: How I Knew Medicine Was the Right Choice

November 30, 2016

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.

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Can Yoga and Mindfulness Help Children on the Autism Spectrum?

November 23, 2016

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.

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Veterans Recount Their Struggles with Touro DPT Students

November 09, 2016

In 1967, James Anderson spent his Thanksgiving in Vietnam. His squad had been in a three-day firefight, but were told to pull back as they approached the border of Cambodia. Nine of his friends had been killed in the battle. While Anderson and a friend ate the hot rations that the army sent them in honor of the holiday, he gestured to the nine body bags across the road.  

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Future Physical Therapists Don Their White Coats

November 03, 2016

As they started the clinical portion of their education, students in the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program donned their white coats in ceremonies for Manhattan and Bay Shore students. 

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How to Breathe Deeply After Surgery

November 01, 2016

It’s a ubiquitous tool in hospitals across America, but no one agrees on how to use it most effectively. That is until two Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) professors and their students decided to investigate this issue as their DPT research project.

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Building His ‘Spiritual Equity’

November 01, 2016

Among the many volunteers at the Holy Apostle Soup Kitchen in Manhattan was Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) doctor of physical therapy (DPT) student Christopher Evangelista. 

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Jennifer Pifferrer: School Psychologist

October 26, 2016

As a school psychologist with the New York City Department of Education, Jennifer Pifferrer brings the same passion for working with middle school students that her Touro professors bring to the classroom.

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Team USA Triathlete Makes Her Home at Touro

October 19, 2016

A 750-meter swim. A 20-kilometer bike ride. A five-kilometer run. If any of these events sound tiring, try doing them one after the other. 

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A Surgeon’s Second Set of Hands

October 13, 2016

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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