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

New Director Will Help Expand Recruitment Efforts and Community Affairs

September 01, 2015
Heidi Fuchs

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.

“We are delighted with this new appointment as we position ourselves for the future,” said Interim Dean Zvi Loewy, Ph.D.  “As TCOP experiences accelerated growth, Heidi will ‎ be integral to the expansion of external relationships, including student recruitment and community affairs.”

In her new position, effective immediately, Fuchs will focus on student recruitment. Fuchs will also coordinate TCOP communication, including the school’s web site, social media presence and community and alumni relations.

Prior to joining Touro, Fuchs spent five years in undergraduate admissions management for three Yeshiva University schools. Previously she was a vice president and recruiter for Merit Consulting, one of the most respected employment service firms in the tri-state area.

Fuchs is a Touro College graduate who attended New York University’s Graduate School of Education, Nursing, Health and Arts Professions. She has served in various Teaneck communal and civic roles, including as chair of the Teaneck Board of Ethics; a member of the Civilian Complaint Review Board of Teaneck; chair of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Teaneck Holocaust Commemoration Committee; and community coordinator for Holy Name Hospital Center for Healthy Living Women’s Health Symposium.

Fuchs has four children and three grandchildren. She resides in Teaneck with her husband, Alan.

TCOP is committed to offering increased educational opportunities through programs in pharmacy education, research and scholarship, and through service to the community and the profession. The school’s unique “2+2” educational model provides two years of didactic instruction followed by two years of full-time experiential education. 

The College has established significant practice experience affiliations for students including with retail pharmacies, hospitals, community-based organizations, public agencies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and health insurance organizations. Additionally, the school and its students have won significant awards and recognition, including from the U.S. Public Health Service, the New York State Council of Health-System Pharmacists, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and The New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

About the Touro College and University System

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow and Paris. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/news/