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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Offered Three Positions, PA Thomas Bily Accepted Them All

October 13, 2016

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. 

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OT, Behind Bars

October 03, 2016

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.

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Back to School Tips

September 30, 2016

One of the main challenges students face when entering college is personal organization. They've been tightly managed their entire academic lives, so the newfound independence leads many to neglect schedules, submit assignments late, and otherwise sabotage their freshman year GPAs. In that vein, here are my ten tips for getting organized before you start college:

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Touro Presents at 30th World Congress of Logopedics and Phoniatrics

September 28, 2016

A recent graduate of the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Speech Language Pathology (SLP) program, Laurie Giamella, presented at the 30th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics in Ireland in August. 

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Living Life: Five Minutes with Marie Madigan

September 27, 2016

“From the time I was a small child I was always fascinated by living things,” says assistant professor Marie Madigan, who currently teaches biology for the undergraduate division of the School of Health Sciences.

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“All My Professors Were Amazing.”

September 26, 2016

Graduates of Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy program were awarded their degrees on September 13 at a ceremony at Long Island University’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. Surrounded by friends and family members, the new doctors of physical therapy spoke about their experience at SHS and what lessons they learned from their schooling experience and what they hope to accomplish in their future career. Graduates of SHS Doctor of Physical Therapy program have a 100% employment rate.  

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