Featured Stories tagged with "touro college of pharmacy"

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On the eve of commencement, outstanding Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) graduates, as well as the top students and faculty of the 2014-2015 academic year, were honored at the annual awards ceremony and banquet held at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem, New York.
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The scene: hundreds of P1-P4 white-coated pharmacy students. The venue: The Hart Lounge and Auditorium at the EGG in Albany, New York. The speakers: New York State assemblymen, and presidents of pharmaceutical societies. 
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On Nov. 16, 68 first-year TCOP students donned their white coats for the first time, symbolically marking the start of a new chapter in their lives.
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Students in TCOP’s Global Health class received a closer look at the issues facing global health with a guided tour of the United Nations building on November 14.
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Touro College of Pharmacy students, faculty, and staff turned out at Riverbank State Park in upper Manhattan recently to help seniors living in city housing with medication and health counseling.  A total of 34 Touro volunteers spent a beautiful fall day at a medical pavilion in the park providing blood pressure, blood glucose, and bone density screenings - along with counseling on medication management - to some 270 seniors.
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Like molecular theory itself, becoming a scientist involves starting with germs of knowledge and watching that expertise grow. Lander College for Women 2013 graduate and current Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2017 student Elisheva Swartz is midway through her development from curious undergraduate to future pharmacist. Her mission is to research ardently and consume theory about what ails and rehabilitates human beings and, one day, put that all into practice. “It’s exhilarating," she says. "I\'m spending my time learning about how the physical world is built."
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On Friday, March 11th, the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) and the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)-Harlem hosted their biannual health fair.
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The 2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the most widespread in the history of the virus, has evolved into one of the gravest and most urgent medical concerns of our time. At Touro’s Colleges of Pharmacy (TCOP) and Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), professors are sharing with students their knowledge of and experiences with this virus, both clinically and via secondary research. Their goal? To publicize the importance of identifying precautions and seeking treatments for infectious diseases such as Ebola, and to inspire future healthcare leaders to pursue research in the field.
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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.”
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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.