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Students Learn to Work Together at 4th Annual Interprofessional Educational Symposium

March 27, 2017

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?

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“Their Bodies Are Their Livelihoods”

March 16, 2017

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.

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Helping Her Fellow Dancers

March 01, 2017

A lifelong dancer and physical therapy student is combining her passions at an Ohio physical therapy clinic that specializes in dance rehabilitation.-

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Six Weeks with the Philadelphia 76ers

February 22, 2017

He may be a Knicks fan, but one enterprising doctor of physical therapy candidate spent six weeks rooting for the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Printing Their Futures

February 06, 2017

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.

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A Hidden Problem

January 27, 2017

A Touro professor of audiology and her two students provided a local senior center with an informative and engaging presentation about hearing loss.

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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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