Featured Stories tagged with "pharmacy"

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For one Touro College of Pharmacy student, a personal tragedy led to a life’s calling
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India, Nigeria, Philippines, Vietnam, China, Korea, Jamaica, Ghana, Hawaii, Cameroon, Bangladesh and Israel were just a few of the countries represented at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) fourth annual Multicultural Day. 
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"I walked into CVS one day because I wanted to get inside of the job," says Valerie Atong, a P1 student at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) who worked as a pharmacy technician for ten years in Atlanta, Georgia. "It was something I always wanted to do...and the rest is history."
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This past week, Joy Solomon, Esq., Director and Managing Attorney of The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, came to speak about elder-abuse prevention at the Touro College of Pharmacy. Below are three main tips she offered to help PharmD students understand what elder abuse is—and what to do if abuse is suspected.
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Monique Scott, a second-year pharmacy student at Touro’s College of Pharmacy (TCOP), stood in front of a whiteboard. Before her twenty-five seventh graders squirmed in their seats.
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Touro College of Pharmacy students, faculty, and staff turned out at Riverbank State Park in upper Manhattan recently to help seniors living in city housing with medication and health counseling.  A total of 34 Touro volunteers spent a beautiful fall day at a medical pavilion in the park providing blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone density screenings - along with counseling on medication management - to some 270 seniors.
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Like molecular theory itself, becoming a scientist involves starting with germs of knowledge and watching that expertise grow. Lander College for Women 2013 graduate and current Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2017 student Elisheva Swartz is midway through her development from curious undergraduate to future pharmacist. Her mission is to research ardently and consume theory about what ails and rehabilitates human beings and, one day, put that all into practice. “It’s exhilarating," she says. "I\'m spending my time learning about how the physical world is built."
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Approximately sixty pharmacy preceptors arrived at the Touro College of Pharmacy this past week for an Evening of Appreciation and Preceptor Development Workshop. After some light dinner, student volunteers—under the leadership of the SGA (Student Government Association)—met with their preceptors and thanked them for all their dedication in a short appreciation video. 
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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. 
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“This evening, we validate and recognize our brightest and our best students--who excel as members of societies and communities locally, regionally, and nationally--for their exemplary work,” began Dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), Dr. Henry Cohen, in his welcoming remarks at the commencement banquet held on Tuesday, May 24, 2016.