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'Repurposing' Adult Drugs for Kids Usually Evidence- Based

April 28, 2015

Drugs approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating adults are frequently prescribed for different indications in children, but a poster being presented at Touro College Research Day shows that most of the time there's scientific evidence supporting this medication “repurposing.”

Small Fix Could Yield Big Benefits by Reducing Falls in Hospitalized Seniors

April 28, 2015

A simple change to a hospital's drug ordering system reduces the risk that older people will receive dangerously high doses of medication, according to a poster presented here at Touro College Research Day.

Touro College of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Residencies

April 21, 2015
Residency matches at prestigious institutions.

New York, N.Y., - Touro College of Pharmacy students are celebrating their recently-announced residency matches at prestigious institutions throughout the United States and its territories.

Touro College of Pharmacy Student Tiffany Murray is Recipient of CVS Caremark Charitable Trust Scholarship

July 02, 2014

New York, N.Y. – When she was a little girl growing up in Guyana, Tiffany Murray watched with wonder as her grandmother prepared traditional plant-based remedies to treat an aunt who had polio.  She remembers imitating her grandmother’s behavior, grinding Hibiscus flowers to make medicine for her dolls.    

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Third Class

May 23, 2014

New York, N.Y. – Following musical interludes from Harlem’s Cotton Club All Stars band, and with friends and family members cheering them on, the eighty-six graduating students of the third class of the Touro College of Pharmacy received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees last week at commencement ceremonies held at Columbia University.

Touro College of Pharmacy Appoints Interim Dean

November 07, 2013

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, today announced that Dr. Zvi Loewy, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences at Touro College of Pharmacy, will serve as the school’s interim dean. Dr. Loewy succeeds Dr. Stuart Feldman, who stepped down last week.

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Class of 2013

May 29, 2013

Amid cheering friends and family members with musical interludes provided by Harlem’s Cotton Club All Stars band, seventy-four graduating students of the second class of the Touro College of Pharmacy received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees last week at commencement ceremonies held at the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM).

Touro College of Pharmacy Announces “Capstone Project” Winners

May 23, 2013

Research by graduating Touro College of Pharmacy students into drug interactions, treatment of patients with pneumonia, and access to birth control pills was recognized with Certificates of Excellence at a recent event at the Harlem school. 

Touro College of Pharmacy Student Takes Second Place in Biochemistry Competition At Statewide CSTEP Conference

May 17, 2013

Mohamad Saleh, a student at Touro College of Pharmacy, recently took second place for a poster presentation in biochemistry at the 21st Annual Statewide CSTEP Conference held at Sagamore on the Lake in Bolton Landing, New York. 

Touro College of Pharmacy Students Travel to India to Run Health Camps in Poor Urban Communities

March 05, 2013

New York, N.Y. – The women who had come to the makeshift “health camps” to see the student pharmacists from Harlem had ongoing pain in their bones. Some were so thin that their gaunt arms would not hold a blood pressure cuff. One man had collected so many medications that he stuffed them into two shopping bags and brought them to the camp to be sorted, identified and ultimately thrown away.