Touro University California is a non-profit private graduate university in Vallejo, California, mainly focused on health professions. The university is an essential division of the Touro College and University System and is administered jointly with its sister campus Touro University, Nevada. The university was established in the year 1997 as an independent Jewish sponsored University. Its campus is spread across a vast area of 44 acres. It caters to a divergent student division of about one thousand four hundred students and a hundred faculty members.
The university provides degrees in graduate programmes of varied disciplines like Public Health, Education, Physician Assistant Studies, Osteopathic, Pharmacy, Nursing and Medicine. In 1982, the Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of Pacific was granted accreditation. The Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine was the 2nd Osteopathic Medical School course to start in California State. Research in the university is funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association and Melinda Gates Foundation. The university has developed a research partnership with the University of Sao Paulo, University Of California, San Francisco, Showa University, University Of California, Davis, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and University of California, Berkeley.
The university faculty specialises in a varied array of applied and basic research in areas inclusive of vaccine, ageing, metabolism/nutrition, clinical imaging, diabetes, anatomy, cognitive ageing, ion channels, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and longevity research. It aids the Touro Student-Run Free Clinic, which is an inter-professional cost-free clinic, staffed and organised by student volunteers. It was conducted to provide easy access to healthcare facilities to the lower-income local residents and also improve the clinical abilities of the pupils. The pupils also volunteer at the Suitcase Clinic in Berkeley, California which is a clinic, providing cost-free social services and health facilities to lower-income groups in the area. The university holds the Teen Life Conference every year to educate the Vallejo High School students in areas of health accompanied by informational booths, interactive physical activities, health screenings and lectures to encourage student participation. It caters to a Touro University Rainbow Health Coalition, which is a division of staff, students and faculty members aiming to promote health equality for queer, lesbian, intersex (LGBTQI), gay, transgender and bisexual people at the university.
In September 2002, the group was formally authorized by the Student Government of Touro as the Touro University Gay-Straight Alliance (TUGSA) and it has been a university-sanctioned club ever since. The Rainbow Health Coalition is completely committed to preparing every new class from the College of Medicine to provide high-quality healthcare facilities to patients of all identities and genders while celebrating and recognizing the unique needs of the community in general
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