Featured Stories tagged with "tcop"

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Koosha Bamdad originally hails from Shiraz, Iran, but left the country when he was a teenager. “Iran isn’t a good place to be Jewish,” said Bamdad, who currently lives with his wife and son in Brooklyn. When he arrived, Bamdad moved in with his older sibling who had left the country years earlier. Afterwards, he moved to Baltimore to attend a Jewish boarding school, Ner Israel. “It was tough, moving to a new country without knowing the language, but little by little you get used to it.” After graduating high school, Bamdad continued at the yeshiva and earned his bachelor’s degree.
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They can be found in street markets, on unregulated websites and in pharmacies, clinics and hospitals. Often, they are disguised in fake packaging that appears identical to the real thing. They are sold worldwide, though the main sources today are India and China.
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Aderinola Omoniyi emigrated to the United States from Nigeria. She studied pharmacy in Nigeria but left before receiving an official license. She found out about TCOP and was attracted to the school’s mission. The deal was sealed during her tour. “Everyone was so friendly and I wanted to be in a small school,” she said.
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On August 8, 2014, the World Health Organization announced that the Ebola virus disease (EVD) epidemic was a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Three months later, more than five thousand people had reportedly died from the virus. 
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A promising Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) student is spending one of his Advanced Pharmaceutical Practical Experiences (APPE) at the prestigious Mosaic Group, a leading communication agency that specializes in marketing healthcare products and services.
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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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TCOP’s class of 2021 began their first semester during the second week of August. During the week-long orientation, the new crop of future pharmacists learned what to expect as first-year pharmacy students. The orientation culminated in a block party on 124th Street complete with karaoke, music and delicious food. In between karaoke sets and games of giant Jenga, students spoke about why they wanted to become pharmacists.
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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.”