News at TUC


Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announces new board of directors to serve the 2018-2019 term

The Solano County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, a dynamic business organization that provides opportunities for personal growth, business success and community leadership, has announced the new board of directors for 2018-2019 term. Education Committee Chair: Brigit Perez, Director of Alumni Relations at Touro University California. Resident of the City of Vallejo, CA. Born in Vallejo, CA. Bilingual in Spanish.

Read More...08/30/18


Solano Life 2018: Vallejo renaissance is ambitious, but attainable

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom may be its best known landmark, but the largest city in Solano County also has been home to the Mare Island Naval Shipyard and twice served as the state capital.

Read More...08/30/18


North Bay business news from Napa Valley College, Touro University, Arrow Benefits Group and more

In collaboration with Napa Valley College, eight students from that two-year college were selected to participate in the Touro University California Summer Research Program, where they worked with Touro professors on graduate-level research in fields like cellular and molecular biology, epidemiology, and chemical sciences.

Read More...08/30/18


CME Symposium: Diabetes Therapies and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction : Taking a Closer Look at SGT 2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists

This CME Symposium takes place on October 9, 2018, from 6:30 PM - 8:00PM at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center, Blaine Kern Ballroom, 859 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana. Chair: Jay Shubrook , DO , FAAFP Professor of Medicine Touro University California

Read More...08/30/18


Business Memoranda: 08/22/2018

Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in Frankfort announced Dr. Matt Jackson (Alumnus, COM 2009) as the facility's new director of sports medicine. Jackson practices sports medicine in Traverse City and joins the hospital to "ensure Benzie area athletes receive the same kind of support as those in urban areas across the state," according to a Munson Healthcare release.

Read More...08/30/18


AADE honors six educators for achievements in diabetes education

Six diabetes educators were honored for their achievements in the field of diabetes education and their dedication to the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) during its annual conference. Award winners are: Rising Star Award: Clipper F. Young, PharmD, MPH, BC-ADM, CDE Clinical Pharmacist and Diabetes Educator, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine

Read More...08/30/18


Diabetes' Costs in Time and Treasure

Hi. I am Jay Shubrook, a family physician and professor at Touro University, California. I am here today at the 78th Scientific Sessions of American Diabetes Association in Orlando, Florida. We all know that diabetes is a disease associated with significant costs. Currently, 1 out of 4 US healthcare dollars are spent on a person with diabetes,[1] making it one of the single largest expenses in the United States.

Read More...08/30/18


New Doctor Joins BMC Surgical Services, Providing General Surgery Care

Berkshire Health Systems has appointed Dr. Adam Bowling (Alumnus, College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2012) to the medical staff of Berkshire Medical Center and the physician staff of Berkshire Surgical Services of BMC.

Read More...08/30/18


American Association of Diabetes Educators Honors Excellence in Diabetes Education

Six diabetes educators were honored for their achievements in the field of diabetes education and their dedication to the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) during its annual conference. Award winners are: Rising Star Award Clipper F. Young, PharmD, MPH, BC-ADM, CDE

Read More...08/28/18


PA Foundation 2018 Global Outreach Grant Recipient Projects

Touro University (project led by Joy Dugan, MPH, DHSc, PA-C; Sahai Burrowes, PhD, MALD; and Sarah Sullivan, MSN, MPH) Project Name: "Supporting Global Health PA Education for Vulnerable Populations in Uganda and Bolivia"

Read More...08/28/18


High pain levels linked with impaired memory in older adults

Older adults with high levels of pain are more likely to develop impaired memory than those with low levels of pain, a new study suggests... Dr. Howard L. Feinberg, a professor of rheumatology at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California, who also was not involved in the study, said the results help "direct physicians to treat the pain that could affect memory and avoid treatments for pain (which could make memory worse) when they are not needed."

Read More...08/16/18


Doctors' Tips for a Great Home Workout

Exercising at home can help you foster a healthy mental space by creating judgment-free zone and eliminating comparison syndrome, which can get in the way of a successful workout... Dr. Stacey Pierce-Talsma, Chair and Associate Professor of the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department at Touro University California, recommends setting up a space where you can easily focus on your workout. "I turn my phone off (unless I'm listening to a new podcast while working out!). Distractions happen when working out at home, and having our BFF call, an email come in, or a news alert only distracts you from getting your workout on!"

Read More...08/15/18


Vallejo Outreach exceeds expectations as 2000 pairs of shoes, backpacks handed out

...Some parents have a hard time believing their child can get free glasses, "that's why we have information in different languages," Taylor said. Touro University on Mare Island sent at least a dozen students to the Outreach with adults getting free cholesterol and blood glucose screenings and tables set up for those needing hands-on diagnostic treatment. One visitor worked on for 10 minutes walked out happy to be able to move his neck properly and pain free, said Melissa Pearce, assistant professional of osteopathic manipulative medicine at Touro. Others were grateful to get the free screenings and learned as much about Touro students as the students learned about the public, said Rolly Kali-Rai, assistant professional of pharmacy medicine at the university.

Read More...08/07/18


Health Care Conference tackles resilience, moving forward after the fires

The Business Journal held its 19th annual Health Care Conference on July 31, bringing out more than 175 area professionals for presentations about mental health issues stemming from October's wildfires. Clinicians, corporate executives, and nonprofit and governmental leaders addressed their ongoing efforts, along with the impending first-year anniversary of the fires.

Read More...08/03/18


Snap, Crackle, Pop

Sometimes you move like a well-oiled machine, and other times your body creaks like a rusty ten-speed.

Read More...07/31/18