On the morning of Friday, February 9, Guatemala's President Jimmy Morales, arrived at New York Medical College (NYMC) to learn about BioInc@NYMC, the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center and Touro College of Dental Medicne at NYMC. The purpose of this rare visit— to explore the possibility of collaborating with the College to bring medical innovation and economic development back to Guatemala.
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For an hour on October 30, dental and medical students at Touro College of Dental Medicine and New York Medical College were transported to the 1930s as Jacob Eisenbach, D.D.S., a 92-year-old retired dentist spoke about his experience as a Holocaust survivor. Dr. Eisenbach’s story is vividly recorded in the book Where You Go, I Go, an account of his experiences.
Students and faculty members of Touro College of Dental Medicine gathered on October 17 for the school’s inaugural research presentations. Five first-year dental students spent their summer in an optional research elective at Touro’s New York Medical College.
TouroCDM is hosting a lineup of wellness events, sponsored by the American Student Dental Association during September at the College’s Skyline Drive campus and around Westchester County.
Preparations for the January 2018 opening of the Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College (TouroCDM) state-of-the art Clinical Training Facility are almost complete. General construction is scheduled to be substantially completed by the end of September, with finishing touches to be done between October and December. So far, there have been 3,000 panels of sheet rock, 112 miles of electrical wiring, 15 tons of air conditioning ductwork and 4,222 square yards of flooring installed, as well as 81 dental units and 220 dental cabinets.
Dental health professionals joined members of the Touro College of Dental Medicine community this summer for a tee off and more at its Inaugural Golf Championship and Awards Dinner in support of TouroCDM. Proceeds from the event, held at Fenway Golf Club in Scarsdale, raised more than $220,000, which will support the first phase of completion of the Dental Clinical Center at TouroCDM. The center is scheduled to open in December.
No stranger to bio science, second-year dental student Alaina Edelmuth is targeting a protein suspected of causing seizures and one that may play a role in infections like gingivitis and periodontitis.
In an event-packed week in July, 111 dental students −from Mississippi to New Jersey− began a new and exciting chapter in their lives as incoming members of the second class at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College.
In its first meeting together, chapters of the American Student Dental Association and the Student Professional Ethics Association at Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical participated in a lively panel discussion about the role of organized dentistry and what it takes to transition from student to practitioner.