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Michael Stuart was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and moved to the United States with his wife. “It took a lot of adjusting. The culture is different and the environment is different,” Stuart recalled.” I come from a kind of country-area and here it’s pretty urban, but I adjusted quickly.”
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Andrea Martins was born in the US but moved to Portugal when she was four-years-old. She studied pharmacy in college. “I had no idea what pharmacy was,” laughed Martins. “In Portugal, we have a different system of schoolings and I had good grades so my father told me to go to pharmacy school. Once I was there, I realized that I liked it. I loved the rotations and I loved being able to talk with patients.”
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Ashely Calvin grew up in a small town in Michigan. “Either you’re related to everyone or you know everyone,” she laughed. Afterwards she moved to North Carolina and attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “I thought pharmacists just count pills but once I learned about what the profession does I got really excited about it. I made sure I took the right classes and worked as a pharmacy tech.”
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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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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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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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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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Two P4 Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students put their pharmacy training to use volunteering for a week this summer in Haiti. Students Sanjay KC and Olga Rashchupkina, who just finished their third year of pharmacy school, joined TCOP’s Dr. Roopali Sharma on a National Organization for the Advancement of Haitians (NOAH) NY mission to the country with 100 other medical and non-medical volunteers.
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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.
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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.