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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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For Mir Mahmood, from Jersey City, New Jersey, the white coat ceremony marked “the beginning of a new chapter” in his life.