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Community

Aaaaand Seen

September 06, 2022

There are usually a handful of familiar steps when creating any movie. These steps can help keep a film production focused, keep the story clear, and make the final product successful. Understanding some of those steps is a perfect way to understand a film camp partnership between Solano County Office of Education (SCOE) and Inclusion Films.


Events

Anniversary Gala a big hit with guests

September 02, 2022

For an event 25 years in the making, the wait was well worth it for guests of Touro University California’s 25th Anniversary Gala, held August 25 outside Farragut Inn.

More than 200 guests turned out for an evening of barbecue, music, and auction prizes, all to help raise funds for TUC’s Diversity Scholarship fund. 


Community, Events

Social Justice Series: Economic and Political Inequality, A Threat to Public Health

August 31, 2022

The 8th annual Social Justice in Public Health Lecture series kicks off from 5-7 pm, September 1 over Zoom. 


Alumni

Whole Latte Love

June 16, 2022

McDonald’s maybe. Or the local movie theater. Maybe bussing tables at a local restaurant. And then there was always babysitting. What was yours? First jobs are an initial step toward independence that are something of a right of passage for most teenagers. But sometimes circumstances conspire against the anxious and the willing. A pandemic can do that. So can a disability. 


Alumni

*For Medicinal Use Only

June 16, 2022

There are many reasons students choose to come to Touro University California. For Junella Chin – now Dr. June Chin – there were three. First, she knew she wanted to practice osteopathic medicine. Second, she liked Touro’s reputation. And third, having grown up in the Bronx, New York, she, “needed to get out of the cold.” 


Faculty

5 Fast Facts

June 02, 2022

Each month we highlight one of our exceptional faculty and administrators through the same set of five questions.  This feature is meant to allow you an opportunity to get to know current TUC leaders.


School News

See Me. Heal Me.

June 02, 2022

In 1972, Timmy Thomas – African-American, one of 12-children, rising R&B singer – released a what would become an iconic anthem. In it, he asked:

“Tell me why, tell me why, tell me why, Why can’t we live together? Everybody wants to live together. Why can’t we live together?"

Fifty years later, and despite a slew of progress and change, a new generation continues to ask the same questions while continuing the fight for inclusion, understanding, and acceptance. 


School News

Osteopathic Medicine Earns 10-year Accreditation

May 20, 2022

VALLEJO - Touro University California took time Thursday to celebrate its College of Osteopathic Medicine following a piece of great news. The Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) announced Thursday that it has awarded the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University California (TUC) and Touro University Nevada (TUN) “Accreditation with Exceptional Outcome,” according to a letter sent to the Deans of those respective programs.


Students

Pocus Focus

May 16, 2022

Most people are probably familiar with the idea of ultrasound imaging providing a somewhat grainy glimpse of an unborn child to expecting, anxious parents. Ultrasound imaging, however, is being employed to a greater and greater extent to give physicians a look at more than just bundles of joy, including potentially life-threatening conditions that may require quick intervention.


Community

Tooth and Nail

May 15, 2022

Based on all of the toothpaste and mouthwash ads most people have seen, fluoride is a key to strong teeth, a beautiful smile, and a healthy mouth. Turns out those dental hygiene ads forgot one small thing: good oral health is a critical reflection of our overall health.

A recently published article by the Surgeon General called oral health, “a mirror that reflects your overall health and well-being.”