Dr. Henry Cohen Named Dean of Touro College of Pharmacy

October 08, 2015
Assumes new role on January 1, 2016.

New York, N.Y. — Dr. Henry Cohen of Woodmere, New York, was named Dean of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP), Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today.  Dr. Cohen, who will assume his new role on January 1, 2016 and will serve Touro in a consultant capacity until then, has had a distinguished career in pharmacy. Currently Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Long Island University Pharmacy, Chief Pharmacy Officer for the Department of Pharmacy and Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Cohen established one of the premier clinical pharmacy and residency programs in New York State. Dr. Cohen is Past President of the New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists and Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Pharmacy Practice.

Heidi Fuchs Appointed Touro College of Pharmacy Director of Admissions Recruitment and External Relations

September 01, 2015

New York, N.Y. Heidi Fuchs has been appointed director of admissions recruitment and external relations of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) in Harlem, the school announced today.

Touro College of Pharmacy Students Win Top Awards at National Pharmaceutical Association Conference

August 25, 2015

New York, N.Y. – Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida.

Touro College of Pharmacy Graduates Fourth Class

June 09, 2015

New York, N.Y. – In an auditorium packed with family, friends and well-wishers, 92 graduating students of the fourth class of the Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) received their PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) degrees last week at commencement ceremonies held at Columbia University’s Roone Arledge Auditorium.

Touro College of Pharmacy Student Colleen Kim Receives Prestigious 2015 “Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Practice Award” from U.S. Public Health Service

June 03, 2015

New York, N.Y. - Six years ago, Colleen Kim was employed as a software engineer in San Diego, putting her degree in aerospace engineering to work. Engaged to be married and working for one of the leading manufacturers of mobile communications, life was good. 

'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.