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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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Find friends. Immerse yourself in NYC culture. Review material before lectures so you\'ll have a headstart on the topic. Participate in conferences and join societies. Don\'t compare yourself to your peers. Strategize your involvement in volunteering, community outreach, and public health activities. Take short breaks while studying. Take advantage of your professors\' knowledge and experiences. Don\'t limit what you can accomplish. 
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Almost 4,000 Ghanaians received treatment at a health fair organized by TCOP P4 Nana Asante over two days in March.
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Last month, PharmD Candidate Chris Milan delivered a poster presentation on "Barriers to HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) medications among gay patients" at the American Public Health Association’s 143rd Annual Meeting and Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago.
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P1 Shahnoza Tohirova was born in Samarkand, Uzbekistan and moved to New York City when she was sixteen. “I’m a New Yorker by now,” she said.
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Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) Associate Professor Dr. Mary Choy was recently honored by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)’s Immunization Champion Awards in the category of Individual Practitioner. 
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Two of Touro College of Pharmacy\'s largest student organizations, SNPhA and SSHP, joined together to host TCOP\'s 5th annual Multicultural Day. Students and faculty showcased their heritage by wearing traditional clothes and sharing traditional foods from their respective countries, which included Ghana, India, Trinidad, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, South Korea, Afghanistan, and Barbados. As Michael Escott, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, said, "TCOP is a microcosm of the entire world."
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This year’s Walmart/Sam’s Club Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) National Diabetes Health Fair was a rousing success, as usual. Fourteen student volunteers from Touro College of Pharmacy, supervised by faculty preceptor Dr. Vinnie Dam, performed blood pressure screenings and medication therapy reviews for approximately 60 patients at the Sam’s Club in Secaucus, New Jersey. Dr. Marla Bowie and Dr. Deji Akinboye, two TCOP alumni (now practicing pharmacists) also joined to help proctor the event.
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On March 19, six Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) students spent an afternoon volunteering at the Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem, preparing and serving fresh, homemade meals to approximately 300 low-income and/or homeless Harlem residents. The event was organized by Pharmacists for Public Health (PPH), a student organization that coordinates volunteering events twice a month. 
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Each year, hundreds of people in Cambodia are over-prescribed antibiotics. If the patients are lucky to recover from their illnesses, they face an even more daunting possibility: the over-abundance of antibiotics may herald the creation of a super-bug, bacteria that have adapted and become resistant to antibiotics.