Highway to Health Festival & Youth Forum, an interactive community health festival with youth empowerment as its theme.
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Rabia Tahir, Pharm.D is a pharmacist and professor at Touro College of Pharmacy located on 125th Street in the heart of Harlem. She comes from a family of doctors and pharmacists, and loves teaching. As a young adult she was a tutor and began her teaching career during her residency at Long Island University Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. After that, she became a faculty member at St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions in Queens. She also served as an adjunct faculty at College of Mount Saint Vincent Nursing School. Two years later, she joined the faculty at Touro College of Pharmacy. Here she talks about how Touro is different from other graduate pharmacy programs-and how Touro is trying to change the way that pharmacists serve patients.
Laura Evensen, MPH, is the coordinator of the Northern Manhattan Stroke Club, which is the only bilingual stroke support group in the city. She makes sure that stroke survivors have a safe place to go once a month to hear lectures about ways to improve their wellbeing and talk to people like themselves to learn more about what they're going through.
Interesting article! Optometrists can only prescribe medications to treat certain eye diseases and they may not write any prescription for controlled substances.
Harlem Word: Laura Evensen talks about why it’s good for you to get involved with your community after having a stroke
Laura Evensen, MPH, the Behavioral Research Director of the stroke division at New York-Presbyterian Hospital shares with us the challenges that people face after they have a stroke and ways to overcome them.