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University Mainstay Binkerd Heads Into Retirement

August 23, 2023

The Touro University California family bid a fond farewell this spring to Dr. James Binkerd, an original faculty member in the College of Osteopathic Medicine and a venerated leader in Student Affairs.

Faculty, Research

Projects Selected for Spring 2023 Seed Funding Grant

August 22, 2023

The Seed Funding Grant program within the Touro University System awards up to $50,000, and is designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty, colleges, and campuses, focusing on the biomedical and health sciences.

School News

NorthBay Health Sponsors Diversity Scholarship

August 21, 2023

Established in 1959 through collaboration between civic leaders and local physicians, NorthBay Health has become a cornerstone of advanced medical care and compassionate service in the community. The organization is known for its commitment to ensuring that patients, families, and visitors are greeted with warmth and support throughout their healthcare journey.

School News

Medic Sponsors Diversity Scholarship

August 21, 2023

Diversity holds tremendous importance for Medic, an immigrant, family-owned business with roots tracing back to Italy. Their commitment to diversity is not mere rhetoric; it is deeply embedded in their everyday life and the foundational principles that guide their business.

School News

Mare Island Company Sponsors Diversity Scholarship

August 21, 2023

We have a Q&A session with Sheryl McKibben, SVP of The Mare Island Company:

School News

Kaiser Permanente Sponsors Diversity Scholarship

August 21, 2023

At Kaiser Permanente, they strive to weave equity, inclusion, and diversity into the fabric of our organization and the communities they serve – because everyone has the right to good health.


New School Year, New Faces for 2023

August 17, 2023

On orientation day the Touro University California campus, once quiet during the summer break, came alive with the bustling energy of a new school year. First year students gathered to begin their healthcare education. Different programs and life experiences have led people to the campus; here are the stories of five new students to Touro University California:

Research, Students

Students Receive Research Fellowship Grants

August 16, 2023

Touro University’s (TU) annual summer project grant competition awarded grants to four Touro University California (TUC) students, allowing them to design and conduct a novel research project under faculty mentorship.


Scholarship Honoring Healthcare Leader Inspires Purpose From Grief

August 15, 2023

For Eseosa “Essie” Aigbuza, receiving the Kaiser Permanente Bernard Tyson Scholarship helped her at a time when she needed it most.


New Book Offers Guidance to Primary Care Clinicians to Help Treat Patients with Diabetes

August 14, 2023

A new book titled “Everyday Diabetes in Primary Care: A Case-Based Approach” authored by Dr. Jay H. Shubrook, a nationally leading diabetologist and professor at Touro University California's College of Osteopathic Medicine, has been unveiled, offering "real-world guidance" for day-to-day diabetes management in primary care settings.