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Supporting Student Success: Touro Addresses Food Insecurity with New Food Pantry

November 20, 2023

In 2018, Touro University California (TUC) Paisley Rosengren, Director of Student Success began noticing that many students would come by the Student Affairs office and take large handfuls of snacks they set out. Rosengren became concerned that the behavior was indicative of food insecurity. 


School News

Osteopathic Physicians Recognized as Fully Licensed Physicians Equivalent to MDs in 47 Additional Countries

November 17, 2023

On November 8th, 2023 the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) approved a resolution to recognize U.S.-trained Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) as fully licensed physicians equivalent to Doctors of Medicine (MDs) or Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 47 IAMRA member countries


Community

Take Part in World Diabetes Day on November 14 and Get Tested!

November 14, 2023

Early detection can make all the difference, as diabetes often shows no symptoms in its early stages. By knowing your risk and getting tested, you can take control of your health, make informed decisions, and work towards a better, diabetes-free future.


Faculty

Campaign Seeks to Expand Primary Care Access

November 13, 2023

Relatively speaking, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a new occupation in the medical field. In the 1960’s, the role of a NP was created in the United States to address a dire need for more physicians.


School News

Nevins’ Commitment to Women in Medicine Helps to Empower Next Generation

November 10, 2023

Despite the almost impossibly long list of accomplishments, Dr. Natalie A. Nevins, DO, MSHPE, MSS, FACOFP, FS, and Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve, almost didn’t go to medical school.


Students

Empathy Training Provides Insight into Patients' Struggles

November 06, 2023

Popcorn kernels are not the type of teaching equipment you would imagine in a medical course, but they are a core tool to build experiential understanding.


Students

A Day in the Life of a Physician Assistant Student on Rotations

November 03, 2023

My name is Ryan Vo, a third year Physician Assistant (PA) student and I've always been interested in medicine.


Faculty

Educator's Career Nurtures Future Leaders

October 30, 2023

Dr. Louise Santigo knew it was time to retire when a battle with cancer required managing her health more carefully. After a career in education, Santigo passed the mantle of Director of TUC’s Graduate School of Education to new director Dr. Karis Clarke.


Students

Nursing Student Overcomes Cancer

October 26, 2023

Jensine Duquilla always knew she wanted to be a nurse.


Students

Student Doctors Jennifer S. Addleman and Amrit S. Banga Awarded Scholarships

October 25, 2023

Two Touro students won scholarships at the 2023 Osteopathic Medical Education Conference (OMED), the largest gathering of osteopathic physicians and students. At an awards gala, hosted by the American Osteopathic Foundation, Jennifer Addleman and Amrit Banga were honored.