Featured Stories tagged with "touro college of pharmacy"

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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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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. 
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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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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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Through his long and august career, Dr. Darryl Rich has been at the forefront of pharmaceutical safety practices. Dr. Rich is currently a Medication Safety Specialist with the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), where he works with healthcare agencies to improve medication safety. 
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Deborah Williams, M.D., Ph.D., began teaching at Touro College of Medicine-Harlem eight years ago as an Associate Professor in Pathology. Now, as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy (TouroCOP), she teaches Foundations of the Biological Sciences I and II. An avid researcher, her scholarly interests focus on the pathological influence on disease and disease prevention and treatment.
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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.