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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When Thomas Bily was offered three different positions after graduating from Touro’s School of Health Science Physician Assistant (PA) program in Bay Shore, he did what any talented graduate would do: he took all of them.
Occupational therapy (OT) students Tom Conway, Ronak Gohel, and Olivia Myszkowski spent this past summer behind bars…working at the Nassau County Juvenile Detention Center in Westbury, New York.