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Celebrating Global Culture with Food

May 13, 2024

If you’ve browsed the cold case at Touro University California (TUC) cafes, then you’ve noticed that the salads, sandwiches, wraps, and dressings are often celebratory, like a vegan side salad of Puerto Rican style mashed plantains (mofongo) for the island’s Emancipation Day.

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Event Inspires Future Health Care Leaders

May 07, 2024

With the desire to teach the community about the inner workings of the brain, Dr. Barbara Puder, a Medical Neuroscience professor at Touro University California (TUC), started “Get to Know Your Brain.”

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How to Become a Physician Assistant

May 07, 2024

In the mid-1960s, physicians and educators recognized there was a shortage of primary care physicians. Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD, of the Duke University Medical Center, selected four Navy Hospital Corpsmen who had received considerable medical training during their military service from the Vietnam War, to be the first class of physician assistants/associates (PAs) in 1965. 

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Osteopathic Revolution in Veteran Health Care

May 03, 2024

For the Chief Medical Officer of the Mare Island and Fairfield VA Clinics, Dr. Dru Herring, the dream is to create a formalized osteopathic program within the Veterans Affairs Clinics.

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Program Helps Kids Make Healthy Habits

May 02, 2024

The goal of Project HAPPY (Healthy Attitudes Produce Positive Youth) is to get kids to eat better and move more.

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Embracing Inquiry and Stories in Research

April 26, 2024

Research Day, the gathering of students from all colleges at Touro University California (TUC) to discuss and share research, united the entire campus this year.

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Program Awarded Grant to Promote a Diverse Healthcare Workforce

April 18, 2024

Touro University California (TUC) is thrilled to announce a monumental achievement in its mission to shape the future of healthcare. The Joint Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies/Master of Public Health (MSPAS/MPH) Program has been awarded with a prestigious Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Programs Grant through the esteemed Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).


From Touro California to the White House

April 12, 2024

Most first-year medical students find their studies to be challenging enough on their own, but Dr. Kamal Kalsi has never resisted the call to use each and every day to make the biggest impact possible.

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PA-MPH Class of 2025 on Rotations

April 11, 2024

With the White Coat ceremony behind them, a look at five class of 2025 students who made an impact on Touro University California (TUC) and the greater community.

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Awards Honor Equity and Advocacy Leaders

April 08, 2024

In conjunction with National Public Health Week (April 1st-7th), the 2024 Public Health Hero Awards, hosted by Touro University California (TUC), honored three individuals whose contributions have made a positive impact on community health.