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For Immediate Release

Contact: Andrea E. Garcia, Touro University California
Associate Vice President, University Advancement

W: (707) 638-5272
C: (707) 280-8771

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.


  • 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


Additional information is available online at www.tu.edu, on Facebook, Instagram @tourocalifornia, Twitter @TouroCalifornia.

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 has 35 campuses and locations in New York, California, Nevada, Illinois, Berlin, Jerusalem and Moscow. New York Medical College; Touro University California and Touro University Nevada; Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division; as well as Hebrew Theological College in Skokie, Ill. are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: www.touro.edu/news