On Saturday, June 4 a group of our library staff and faculty from the Touro College School of Health Sciences attended the Eastern Long Island Mini Maker Faire at Port Jefferson, NY. We were very excited to share our 3D project, showcasing Touro College student creativity. Continue reading
Author Neil Gaiman said, “Google can bring you back 100,00 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.” This was the theme of the Library Staff Development Day on January 21st. Continue reading
The librarians at the Bay Shore campus are pleased to announce that we now have a 3D Printer. We applied for and have been awarded a ‘Medical Library Project’ grant through the MidAtlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM MAR) to provide the funds for the printer and its materials. Continue reading
According to the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, “Occupational Therapy Day was first launched on 27th October 2010. Since then, it has become an important date in the occupational therapy calendar to promote and celebrate the profession internationally. The 2014 theme ‘United in Diversity’ is aimed at promoting the international impact of our profession at an individual, group, local and national level.” Continue reading
Faculty from the Occupational Therapy program at Touro College are making headlines and receiving awards from several different Occupational Therapy associations for their stellar work in the field.
Pictured above are award-winning faculty members. From left to right, Assistant Professor Pat Precin, Assistant Professor Elizabeth Griffin Lannigan, and Beth Chiariello, Associate Director of the School’s Manhattan-based OT program.
The role of an occupational therapist is to improve the quality of life for those they are assisting. Some of the OT and OTA Professors at Touro are not only impacting the students they work with on a daily basis but they are making breakthroughs in the field of occupational therapy through their research and practice. The new precedents and programs that are being established will ultimately have a lasting positive effect and their work will touch the lives of many people they will never even meet.