Harlem/Metro

Geoffrey Eaton, newly appointed Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem.

NAACP Executive Tapped to Lead Diversity at Touro

Geoffrey E. Eaton Named Director of Community Affairs and Diversity at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem   New York, N.Y. – April 15,  2019 – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) and Touro College of Pharmacy TCOP) in Harlem have appointed Geoffrey E. Eaton director of community affairs …

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Jesse Daniels from the Nike Editorial NYC

Basketball and Bravery from Harlem’s Polo Grounds

by Karen Roberts Jesse Daniels is one of those people that properly use perseverance and determination to get things done. His vehicle for doing so is basketball in what he described as his only way out of inconvenient and dangerous circumstances. His day starts with a vision board and words of encouragement for himself.  The …

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Med-Achieve Scholars at Graduation Ceremony with mentors. Touro College

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine “Graduates” Local Med-Achieve Scholars

High School Students in Rigorous After School Program Learn Science, Medicine at Harlem Medical School   New York, N.Y. – March 18, 2019 –  Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine  (TouroCOM) graduated 71 high school students from its unique two-year after school program, “MedAchieve”, last week.  The students received accolades and certificates from TouroCOM and their DO …

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left to right Armel Silenou Angel Chen Patricia Jean-Charles Maxine Bayol. Match Day at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Celebrates “Match Day”

Class of 2019 Lands Impressive Residencies   New York, N.Y. – March 18, 2019 – Eagerness and suspense were followed by shrieks of happiness, laughter, hugs and tears of joy Friday as the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine  (TouroCOM) Class of 2019 gathered at a Match Day party to open their envelopes and find out where …

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Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Opens Free Clinic

New Student-Run Touro Harlem Health Clinic Meets TouroCOM’s Mission of Service and Student Need for Valuable Learning Experiences New York, N.Y. – February 1, 2019 – Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) has opened a student-run, free clinic to serve the Harlem community, Dean David Forstein, DO, announced. The Touro Harlem Health Clinic, located at …

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Touro College and University System Acquires School of Imaging Sciences at Harlem Hospital

Leading Private Institution of Higher Education under Jewish Auspices Expands Health Science Footprint with Key Facility Investment By Jamie Epstein Harlem, New York, January 14, 2019 — The Touro College and University System announced today its acquisition of the newly named Touro College Medical Imaging Program at Harlem Hospital. The school was acquired from NYC …

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The Modern Barber: Todd Bernard, The Hair Pro & ICUTPRO Systems

A Revolutionary Entrepreneur Ushers Barbering Into The 21st Century

The Modern Barber Todd Bernard on The Haircut Pro & ICUTPRO Systems By Atelston Fitzgerald Holder 1st THE INCEPTION OF THE HAIRCUT PRO Todd Bernard, is the purveyor of the ICUTPRO brand, a barber entrepreneur and industry innovator preceding two decades, He’s created and developed systems to liberate barbers from low wages, long hours and …

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Women’s History Month: Sometimes Your Role Model Is Right In Front of You (The Ruth Rath Story)

As I think about all of the amazing women to honor for Women’s History Month from Susan B. Anthony to Frida Kahlo to Mother Theresa to Maya Angelou, and countless others, I think about the one who gave me life and set my path toward leadership, my Mom. My mother was a truly beautiful soul …

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TO A FRIEND: IN MEMORIAM by Debra Vanderburg Spencer

by Debra Vanderburg Spencer There will continue to be articles about the professional accomplishments of Les Payne, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist, admired and loved by many. Les Payne passed on March 19, 2018 at his home in Harlem while putting the finishing touches on what would be the definitive book on Malcolm X. I first met …

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Carlton Blue -Tribute to a Black Movement Mom

I honor my mother, Ms. Charlie Moore, for her selfless contributions to her children and families well- being for several decades. Like most people, the culture that surrounds us influences our philosophy and the way we deal with individuals in our lives. My mother grew up during the 50s and 60s during the pinnacle of Jim Crow and the birth of …

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