Vallejo's Touro University summer school gives teens a head start in medicine career

The NorthBay Business Journal

Twenty-one students from high schools across Contra Costa, Napa and Solano counties in a Biotech Academy gained insight in medical areas like osteopathic medicine, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, anatomy, diversity and inclusion in medicine, and nursing June 18-28 at Touro University of California in Vallejo.

Students got a chance to use an ultrasound imaging device during a lab exercise by the university's Imaging Club and a first-hand look at how the institution conducts outreach by providing free diabetes screenings to community members through its Mobile Diabetes Education Center.

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