African American Women Have Less Accurate Mammograms

mammogramleadAfrican American women are referred for fewer breast biopsies after having a mammogram than white women, yet they have a higher rate of unnecessary biopsies or false positive results, according to a study presented at Touro College Research Day.

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Touro College In Harlem Celebrates Successful Residency Matches

Match Day 2015 finalNearly all of the 118 students graduating from Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem this coming June who sought residencies have been successfully matched. Continue Reading →

Touro Harlem Students Travel To Albany For “Advocacy Day”

image004Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Harlem students traveled to Albany to participate in the annual Medical Society of the State of New York Advocacy Day, where they met with legislators and advocated for a variety of issues important to medical students and doctors. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Students Learn About Medicine In Harlem

MedAchieve1Fifty Harlem high schools students gathered at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) last week, where they viewed multiple medical procedures and gained hands-on experience through interactive displays at a fair designed to expose them to the world of science and medical careers. Continue Reading →

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Honored for Promoting

Nubian Union Legend Awards1Dr. Nadege Dady, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Dean of Student Affairs, received a Nubian Union Legend Award at the organization’s “Chasing Stars” Holiday Gala Monday evening in Greenwich Village. Continue Reading →

Harlem Resident Diana Rivers Wins Touro Scholarship

Rivers DianaDiana Rivers, a third-year student at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) in Harlem, has won the 2015 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Scholarship, awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). Continue Reading →

Harlem Leaders Raise funds For Touro Med Students

tour college fundraiser winners in harlemJuly 15, 2015 – Nearly $66,000 was raised by the Harlem community to fund scholarships for underrepresented minorities to attend Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine at the school’s second official “parlor” meeting hosted recently by attorneys John Lynch and Sylvia Khatcherian at their home on West 116th Street in Harlem.
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