Featured Stories tagged with "pharmacy"

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Last week, over 200 P1 through P4 students and faculty of Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) merrily celebrated the end of their academic year at a semiformal held at Colbeh Restaurant in Manhattan. Besides a five-course Mediterranean-style buffet dinner (including Persian gondi, dolmeh, three types of kebab, three types of rice, and more), students enjoyed a sushi bar, open drinks bar, and an elaborate cake for the graduating class of 2015. Suits and dresses replaced the usual white coats as student pharmacists and faculty ate, drank, and danced the night away! 
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Students in TCOP’s Global Health class received a closer look at the issues facing global health with a guided tour of the United Nations building on November 14.
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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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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. 
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The Egyptian-born Tamer Hassan came to the US as a child when his family sought a better academic future. They settled in Brooklyn. Hassan began studying at Kingsborough Community College. After taking several courses, he decided to take a hiatus and launch several businesses including a pizza parlor, a car dealership and a café (where he still is a silent partner).
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The last few months have been an exciting time in the life of P1 Esther Miller. Miller married in April, graduated from Lander College for Women—The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) in May, and began pharmacy school in August.
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The Long Island-born Wayne Mclaughlin said various factors made him consider a career as a pharmacist. Growing up, his father was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease that still has no viable treatment options. He also witnessed firsthand the impact pharmacists can have on a local community. Nearby Mclaughlin’s hometown is a low-income neighborhood and Mclaughlin witnessed how pharmacists were “the first line of defense against sickness.”
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Students from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) and Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem gathered mid-January to learn about the cultural challenges they will face as healthcare professionals.
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Twenty-one Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students were inducted into the Delta Sigma chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), a national pharmacy honors fraternity that recognizes student pharmacists who demonstrate high levels of leadership and service. 
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Last week, Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students volunteered at the annual American Diabetes Association (ADA) Diabetes EXPO at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, New York.