The ASHP-SSHP chapter at Touro College of Pharmacy is finishing up a great year of community outreach, national presentations, and residency preparation. It has been an active and successful year!
Touro College of Pharmacy's Dr. Rebecca Cope on barriers for HCV treatment
Dr. Zvi Loewy has been involved in pharmacogenomics for several decades, and is enthusiastic that the topic is required learning for pharmacy students today.
Touro College of Pharmacy places among the 9 schools in 2015 with a 100% passing rate for the exam, which tests students on both federal and state-specific legal topics.
Touro College of Pharmacy's 2+2 curriculum is paying big dividends for students and their future employers
Dean Henry Cohen assumed his new role in January 2016, and shared his vision for the Touro College of Pharmacy with Pharmacy Careers. He expressed a desire to promote interprofessional education and grow research and scholarship opportunities opening the door for students to find residencies and fellowships.
Dr. Martha Rumore, a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association and TCOP Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Law and Drug Information, was appointed to the ACPE Board of Directors. Members of the ACPE Board are responsible for implementing ACPE’s mission and purpose and ensuring effective organizational planning. Board members make all accreditation and certification decisions, establish, prioritize and evaluate ACPE programs and promote the organization’s public image.
Severe life-threatening anaphylactoid reaction due to indigotindisulfonate following intravenous administration
Touro College of Pharmacy students recently participated in the school’s third annual “Operation Immunization,” a public health initiative organized by the approximately 70-member student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).
Touro College of Pharmacy student leaders walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference. Olawonuola Abiona (P4), Basirat Adeyemi (P4), Sefa Kploanyi (P3) and Justice Kwansa (P2) proudly represented Touro College of Pharmacy and acknowledged their advisor, Dr. Joyce Addo-Atuah, for her tireless efforts and very caring mentorship
Rebecca Salbu, Pharm.D., CGP, an associate professor at Touro College of Pharmacy, lead a new study about the connection between falls in older patients and the medications they take . According to research presented at Touro College Research Day, a simple change to a hospital’s drug ordering system reduces the risk that older people will receive dangerously high doses of medication. Some drugs are not recommended for older people at all because they can increase the risk of falls, while others need to be given at lower doses in order to be safe.
92 graduating students of the fourth class of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees
Colleen Kim, TCOP class of 2015, received the USPHS 'Excellence in Public Health Service Award' for her commitment to public health and community outreach on HIV and AIDS awareness, as well as prescription drug abuse.
Dr. Mary Choy is recognized for her dedication to eliminating health disparities among minority groups and low-income families.
Dr. Shreya Patel, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Touro College of Pharmacy, writes about how specific oral anticoagulants have emerged as alternative therapeutic options for the management of thrombembolic disorders.
Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently-announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States.
Dr. Mariana Babayeva and Dr. Paramita Basu of the Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences along with two students, Malka Fuzailov and Paulina Rozenfeld, write about the use of marijuana in the treatment of pediatric epilepsy.
With the goal of minting the best doctors in underserved communities, Touro pharmacy and osteopathic students join together to learn about cultural competencies in healthcare.
Hoang (Terry) Nguyen, Touro College of Pharmacy Pharm.D. Candidate 2016, writes about Diabesity; the parallels in the rise of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and Obesity