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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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SHS Students Bring OT to Kentucky

September 22, 2016

Third-year students Bari Diamond, Diana Lashinsky, Olivia Tierno, Gabriela Masotti, Leanna Benenati, supervised by Prof. Crippen and Dr. Chiariello, saw patients at the Eula Hall Health Clinic and Shelby Valley Medical Clinic (both of which are located in Pikeville, Kentucky, and managed by Big Sandy Health Care).

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One Degree, Unlimited Options

September 21, 2016

Graduates of Touro’s School of Health Sciences (SHS) Physician Assistants (PA) program were awarded their diplomas on Sept. 13 at Long Island University’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. The new PAs are the latest graduates of the program that has offered PA accreditation since 1972, shortly after the field was created. Students from the Winthrop extension campus spoke about how they managed intense and rewarding classes with clinical rotations and family commitments. One advantage of being PA? PA’s enjoy the ability to work in a wide-range of medical specialties.

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Power and Control in Relationships – Part 2

August 30, 2016

The One-Sided Relationship

A relationship that’s one-sided is not satisfying. When we feel dominated by our partner, we’re likely to feel our self-confidence gradually erode, and that can fuel a host of other problems. 

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A Touro Homecoming After Years of Experience

August 10, 2016

It’s safe to say that few students in class with Debbie Mattera at the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) these past few years had worked in physical therapy (PT) for as long as she has –but Mattera, who received her BS/MA in Physical Therapy from SHS in 1992 and had two decades of field experience before returning to Touro, had a little head start.

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Advanced PA Rotation in Transplant Surgery: Highlights

August 03, 2016

In the clinical phase of the PA program, students undergo ten mandatory rotations – eight core and two elective, each for several weeks, at hospitals, clinics, or other sites. Ruth Pierre-Louis, SHS, Manhattan PA-S ’16 completed her advanced elective rotation in the competitive New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center’s Transplant Surgery Department. Here are the highlights of her experience.

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