Featured Stories tagged with "tcop"

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Professor Zvi Loewy, who heads the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy and has served as VP of Research at two major pharmaceutical companies, invented the first “all in one” system to help diabetics measure glucose levels. This innovative medical device just received approval from the Food and Drug Administration and will soon be hitting the market. Touro Talk caught up with Prof. Loewy to learn more about this exciting development.
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Before he was a graduate of Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) and a PGY-1 resident at Brooklyn Hospital Center—a coveted and highly-competitive slot for graduating pharmacy students seeking work in academia—Victor Chen, 32, was toiling away doing research in a lab as an employee of Pall Corporation, which supplies high-tech filtration, separation and purification products. It was a natural fit for someone who had majored in biochemistry at Stony Brook University but, Chen quickly realized, it lacked a vital component for him.
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Just several weeks after registering for classes, orienting themselves to campus and settling into classes, the one hundred newest members of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) found themselves standing on line in front of family, friends, and faculty as they waited to be robed into the white coats they had draped across their arms.
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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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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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At sixteen, Mehranian immigrated to the United States with her family from Tehran, Iran. With a limited grasp of English, her teachers told her it was almost impossible for her to graduate high school at the age of eighteen. Mehranian didn’t agree. She enrolled in night school to learn English while completing her high school curriculum.
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Touro College of Pharmacy’s Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) chapter, under the guidance of faculty advisor Dr. Nataliya Shinkazh, hosted two alumni last month. Dr. Priya Somnarain, Clinical Pharmacist at Harlem Hospital, and Dr. Charrai Byrd, Clinical/Operations Pharmacy Manager for New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Director at Large for New York City Society of Health System Pharmacists, shared their respective journeys to becoming successful hospital pharmacists. 
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When the financial collapse happened in 2008, Sybil Goday-Pena decided to make an investment in herself.
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As part of a Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Education Program organized by Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), students traveled to Hyde Leadership Charter School Academy in the Bronx to talk to 7th graders about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. 
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Every year, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) receives several hundred thousand reports of suspected device-associated malfunction and serious injuries. Sifting through and ensuring that manufacturers are compliant with the regulations is the task of Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) P3 Jennifer Tsan (Class of 2019). Tsan was selected as a Junior Commissioned Officer Student Training Program (JrCOSTEP) of the U.S Public Health Service (USPHS) with the FDA in Silver Spring, Maryland. Stationed at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), Tsan was one of only 22 pharmacy students that were selected for the program.