For Immediate Release
Contact: Andrea E. Garcia, Touro University California
Associate Vice President, University Advancement
W: (707) 638-5272
C: (707) 704-6101
Touro University California Celebrates Research Accomplishments of Faculty and Students at 16th Annual Research Day event
(Vallejo, CA -- May 4, 2017)
Touro University California will host its 16th annual Research Day event to showcase the recent research work of its faculty and students all while celebrating their contributions to current community relevant health issues.
Attendees can enjoy the keynote address given by Laura Gottlieb, M.D., M.S.H. Dr. Gottlieb is a USCF Researcher /Clinician whose ground-breaking work focuses on social determinants of health in a day-to-day clinical practice, research and hospital administration. These interventions include volunteer-led help desks, medical-legal partnerships and other efforts to identify and address social needs in medical practices. In addition, she works on projects to re-design electronic medical records to incorporate added data.
Following the keynote address, attendees are invited to relocate to the Farragut Inn for the presentation of posters and to be a part of the first ever “Shark Tank” competition between three student finalists. Those three finalists will present their ideas live at the reception and then a winner will be chosen.
VISUALS/INTERVIEWS FOR MEDIA:
- View the most recent research of all Touro faculty and students at the poster sessions
- Interviews with leading researchers on current community relevant health topics
- Tours by request of Touro research facility and clinic
Thursday, May 4, 2017
1 p.m. Welcome - TUC Faculty Lightening Talks at Lander Hall – Lecture Hall A
Linda Haymes, PhD (Graduate School of Education, College of Education and Health Sciences)
Alexandra Hernandez, PhD (Public Health Program, College of Education and Health Sciences)
Rae Matsumoto, PhD (College of Pharmacy)
Jay Shubrook, DO (College of Osteopathic Medicine)
Ann Stoltz, PhD (School of Nursing, College of Education and Health sciences)
Andrea Taylor, PhD (College of Osteopathic Medicine)
Keynote Address at Lander Hall – Lecture Hall A
Laura Gottlieb, M.D., M.P.H., UCSF Researcher/Clinician
2:30 p.m. – Reception, Poster Session & Student “Shark Tank” Competition at Farragut Inn
Touro University California
1310 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94594
About the Touro College and University System:
Touro University California is a Jewish nonprofit, independent graduate institution of higher learning founded in 1997 on three Judaic values: social justice, the pursuit of knowledge and service to humanity. The university, home to 1,400 students, has professional programs in osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, public health, nursing, and education. Faculty, staff and students have a powerful commitment to academic excellence, evidence-based professional practice, inter-professional collaboration, and active engagement with a global community. To learn more, visit www.tu.edu or call 707-638-5200.
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