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.
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."