Featured Stories tagged with "pharmacy"

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When Emmanuel Knight used to think about the job he might one day hold, his mind always went to computer science: since he was a child, he was always playing with the newest tech gadgets on the market, and he was the go-to guy in his family when a computer issue needed to be solved. But the 28-year old current academic fellow at the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), originally from Buffalo, NY, says it was a chance encounter at the grocery store in which he worked during college that changed the course of his future career.
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Deborah Williams, M.D., Ph.D., began teaching at Touro College of Medicine-Harlem eight years ago as an Associate Professor in Pathology. Now, as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy (TouroCOP), she teaches Foundations of the Biological Sciences I and II. An avid researcher, her scholarly interests focus on the pathological influence on disease and disease prevention and treatment.
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Through his long and august career, Dr. Darryl Rich has been at the forefront of pharmaceutical safety practices. Dr. Rich is currently a Medication Safety Specialist with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), where he works with healthcare agencies to improve medication safety. 
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At the awards banquet for the graduating Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students, Pharm. D. candidate Vered Zino took a moment to hug her father.
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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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Last year, Assistant Clinical Professor in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Dr. Nataliya Shinkazh organized the ADA-StepOut Walk, which raised $3,000 dollars for the ADA. This year, she was one of the faculty supervisors for the 2015 ADA-SNPhA Diabetes Expo at the Javitz Convention Center. We spoke to Dr. Shinkazh about her expertise in diabetes, passion for teaching, and love of Kung-Fu.
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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.
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Ever since I was a child, I dreamed of one day serving on a medical mission overseas and making a global impact. 
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Manage your time wisely. Learn proactively, not passively. Participate in the various organizations. Study material independently before engaging in study groups.  Attend pharmacy conferences and network with potential colleagues. Choose hospital rotations that will challenge you. Acquaint yourself with the Harlem pharmacy community.