Featured Stories tagged with "Harlem"

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Chris Mendoza, who will receive his Doctor of Pharmacy in May 2016, dreamed of becoming a federal pharmacist--and he is now officially a federal pharmacy resident of the United States Department of Health and Human Services! Chris will be stationed in Gallup, New Mexico, one of the top clinical sites within the Indian Health Service.  
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A US citizen arrives in a hospital bearing symptoms of the Zika virus. The patient has a history of substance abuse, no family support and no insurance. As part of a multi-disciplinary team, how do you ensure the patient receives the best possible care?
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The course is called “Introduction to Cultural Competence in Healthcare” and it is usually offered to Touro’s first year D.O. students to expose them to challenges in understanding cultural diversity in healthcare. The goal is to turn them into better doctors practicing medicine in underserved communities.
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This past Saturday, Pharmacists for Public Health (PPH) at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) teamed up with the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem to perform blood-pressure screenings and brown-bag medication reviews at the third annual Harlem Healthy Soul Festival hosted by the Apollo Theater. The festival, which offered live entertainment, informative exhibits, and presentations by celebrities, doctors and health experts including TouroCOM\'s own Dr. John M. Palmer and Dr. Jeff Gardere, offered families the opportunity to learn about resources that foster active and healthy lifestyles. 
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On Nov. 16, 68 first-year TCOP students donned their white coats for the first time, symbolically marking the start of a new chapter in their lives.
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If you’re thinking about pharmacy as a career, read on to learn the basics. Here are some answers to key questions you may have regarding the necessary training, starting salary, a typical day in the workplace and more.
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TCOP students welcomed a group of sixty Harlem seniors for an informative day dedicated to health and wellness on April 27.
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On May 8, 2015, the Touro Harlem Medical Library was renamed the Sheldon L. Sirota, DO, Memorial Library in honor of the late Touro vice president in a dedication ceremony and reception at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem.
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On March 19, six Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students spent an afternoon volunteering at the Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem, preparing and serving fresh, homemade meals to approximately 300 low-income and/or homeless Harlem residents. The event was organized by Pharmacists for Public Health (PPH), a student organization that coordinates volunteering events twice a month. 
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Take just his third academic year at the Touro College of Pharmacy as a snapshot of Steven Elrod\'s commitment to improving people\'s lives. Now completing a pharmacy residency in ambulatory care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, Elrod’s pharmacy school days included traveling to the slums of India to counsel residents on medication use; educating children in Harlem about healthy eating; and spreading the word to high school students about the dangers of popping pills.