News at TUC
On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's (SRVUSD) Board of Education recognized Lynn Alamillo and Shanna Gagnon as the 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year. She has a business degree from University of California at Berkeley, a teaching credential from Chapman University, and a Masters degree in Educational Technology from Touro University.
Touro University will host a diversity scholarship fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 19 at 1750 Club Drive on Mare Island. The event's honored guest will be Carmela Castellano-Garcia, president and CEO of California Primary Care Association. The event will include heavy hors d'oeuvres, tastings from Mare Island Brewing Company, a hosted bar and live and silent auctions.
Straightforward with a smile, Provost of Touro University California's Sarah Sweitzer has led a career of inspiring others in the sciences and academia. From supporting students in her lab to embracing initiatives to help the community, the native Vallejoan often finds the best in others.
Listen as Provost Sarah Sweitzer, PhD, talks about TUC with John Young of 95.3 KUIC!
Nearly half of American adults have a close friend or family member who's been addicted to drugs, and the skyrocketing opioid epidemic is driving this statistic even higher. On Tuesday, March 13, Touro College and University System will host a lecture on the causes of addiction and ways communities can help their members recover.
One of the best-kept secrets in Vallejo has been leaking, and Kathleen Hahn couldn't be happier about it. Hahn is the nurse practitioner at Vallejo City Unified School District Health Centers' Free Pediatric Clinics next to Elsa Widenmann and Pennycook Elementary Schools. They are Solano County's only school-based health centers, where children who are not insured or under-insured, Medicaid/Medi-Cal or Child Health & Disability Prevention recipients or American Indian or Alaskan Natives can get free vaccines and other medical services, Hahn said.
SightMD Announces Expanded Services In Manhattan With Addition of Pediatric Ophthalmologist Dr. Eunice Kohara
SightMD today announced that families in the greater Manhattan area will soon have increased access to comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology services thanks to the addition of board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist Eunice, M. Kohara, DO, who will begin accepting new patients in Manhattan on February 10, 2018, according to eye surgeon, Jeffrey Martin, MD, FACS, Chief Executive Officer of SightMD.
An African American and a Jew walk into a bar. ... The Black-Jew Dialogues, A Multi-Cultural Comedy, presented at Touro University at noon on Thursday, Feb. 22, takes whatever you think comes after that line, and turns it into a lesson in ethnic relations in the United States, organizers said.
Lynette Gray is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the field of Education and Workforce Services. Ms. Gray's professional title is Associate Director at San José Evergreen Community College District - Community College Center for Economic Mobility. Her expertise lies in the area of education and training grants management, facilitating education opportunities for under-served populations, and creating career pathway options in high-wage, high-growth, high demand industries.
The highest concentration of Jews in the Bay Area can be found in the East Bay, including Solano County, according to a first-of-its-kind study released last week.
BriaCell Therapeutics Corp. ("BriaCell"), an immuno-oncology focused biotechnology company with a proprietary targeted immunotherapy technology, is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinical site, Jefferson Breast Care Center in Philadelphia, PA, and the appointment of Dr. Saveri Bhattacharya, a board certified medical oncologist, as the clinical site's principal investigator.
With primary care clinicians playing an ever-increasing role in the management of diabetes, staying on top of new developments in the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes for 2018 is critical. Among the changes in this year's guidelines are medication management, screening children, and diabetes distress.
As a clinician and a certified diabetes educator who works with patients with diabetes to manage their condition, when reviewing patient profiles, I frequently find myself in search of a better approach to starting the conversation on initiating insulin. For clinicians, insulin initiation might mean sending a few more prescriptions to the pharmacy and educating patients on proper injection techniques, the side effects of insulin, and treatment for hypoglycemia, as well as monitoring blood glucose control. However, for patients, adding insulin to their current diabetes medication regimens might lead them to think that they have failed in some way in managing their condition, that they are at fault despite being adherent to their oral antidiabetic medications, or that they have lost control over their lives.
Longtime high school principal, Ed Santopadre, named chief of ed services for Vacaville Unified School District
Teacher and coach, union president, assistant principal, then principal, and, now, assistant superintendent for educational services for the third-largest school district in Solano County. As chief of educational services, Santopadre, who earned a master's degree in education from Touro University in Vallejo and an administrative credential...
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