Touro College of Pharmacy Appoints Assistant Dean for Admissions

February 07, 2017
Heidi Fuchs to Embark on Enhanced Strategic Plan for Student Recruitment

New York, N.Y. – Heidi Fuchs has been appointed assistant dean for admissions and enrollment management at Touro College of Pharmacy, Dean Henry Cohen, PharmD, announced today.  In her new position, Dean Fuchs will oversee the Office of Admissions and lead the college in all aspects of admissions, including recruitment and enrollment management.

Marijuana May Reduce Wide Range of Parkinson’s Symptoms

December 12, 2016
New research from Touro College of Pharmacy says marijuana has potential to reduce tremors, other debilitating symptoms and slow disease progression

New York, N.Y. -A group of scientists has found evidence that marijuana not only reduces tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease, but it may help other debilitating symptoms including insomnia, pain and depression.

Oncology Expert Chosen to Head Pharmacy Practice Department

October 27, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Dr. Nelly Adel has been named chair of the Pharmacy Practice Department of the Touro College of Pharmacy, Dean Henry Cohen, PharmD, announced today.

Touro Student Chosen for New Pharmacy Quality Scholars Program

August 23, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) student Sefa Kploanyi has been chosen to participate in the inaugural Pharmacy Quality Alliance-CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program, which is launching on September 1, 2016.

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduate Wins Award for Essay on Potential Economic Impact of New Drugs

June 09, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy graduate Emil Joseph, PharmD, has won the 2016 Corporate Member Scholarship Award from the New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists (NYSCHP) for his essay about the potential economic impact of new drugs coming to market.

Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D.: Newly-Minted Pharmacy Grad Lands Coveted Spot in Prestigious First-Year Residency Program

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. - Born in New York, raised in Brooklyn and currently a resident of Flushing, Queens, Mayer Goldberg, Pharm.D. received his doctorate in pharmacy on May 25th from Touro College of Pharmacy. This summer he will become a pharmacy resident at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, a well-established and prestigious pharmacy residency program.

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Fifth Class - Assistant Surgeon General U.S. Public Health Service, Pharmacy Tells Graduates to “Build a Culture of Prevention”

May 31, 2016

New York, N.Y. – Members of the Touro College of Pharmacy Class of 2016 received their doctor of pharmacy degrees last week at a spirited ceremony led by their new dean, Dr. Henry Cohen.  The College’s fifth commencement exercises were held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium, which was packed with the graduates’ families, friends and well-wishers on a warm spring afternoon.

High Intensity Statins are No More Effective than Regular Statin Therapy

May 03, 2016

New York, NY -- Patients who were on lower dose statins did just as well at lowering their cholesterol as those who were on moderate to high intensity statin medications, according to a new study presented here at Touro College Research Day. The results call into question newer recommendations that advocated for more aggressive treatment of cholesterol.  

Genetic Differences May Reduce Pain Relieving Effects of Opioids

May 03, 2016

New York, NY - A comprehensive review of the scientific literature on opioid pain management found that people with a certain gene mutation do not respond as well to opioid pain medications and may need to be managed differently to get relief.  

Touro College of Pharmacy Vaccinates Seniors at Operation Immunization

November 11, 2015

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy students recently participated in the school’s third annual “Operation Immunization,” a public health initiative organized by the approximately 70-member student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).