Alumni Profiles

Paul Janda, DO – COM '07

Paul JandaLeadership is paramount for the students at Touro University California, as demonstrated by 2007 TUC alum Dr. Paul Janda.

Today, Dr. Janda serves as the Program Director of the Neurology Residency Program at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas and is the President of the Las Vegas Neurology Center, a multispecialty neurology practice. Read More


Ryan Ko, Pharm.D., MPH – COP '14

Ryan KoAfter three years of waiting, Ryan was selected, as only one in every 534 people are, to be a bone marrow donor; a program he signed up for while enrolled during his time at TUC.

"It was an amazing experience and something that I will carry with me forever, knowing that I personally impacted another person's life on a whole new level," Ryan says. "You just never know when two minutes of your time could end up saving a person’s life." Read More





Jason Pasley, DO – COM '05

Pasley_FlagDr. Jason Pasley, DO, is currently serving as Chief of Trauma and ICU Director at the largest American hospital in Afghanistan, Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield. Click here to learn about his experience as a trauma surgeon in the military, what it means to be a DO, and how Touro prepared him for success.


Rachna Patel, DO – COM '09

Rachna Patel v2Dr. Patel hadn't planned on becoming a medical marijuana doctor, especially not as a nerdy kid raised in a conservative Indian family. From early on, she was on what would be considered a very typical path. In 2005, she made her way to Touro University California’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Read More


Joy Dugan, MSPAS, MPH – CEHS '12

joy_duganAs a clinical instructor for the College of Osteopathic Medicine and one of the newest members of TUC's Alumni Association Board, class of 2012 alumna Joy Dugan understands first-hand the importance of giving back to her alma mater. Click here to learn what inspired her to give back to the students following in her footsteps.

Ben Abo, DO – COM '11

ben_aboBen Abo, Alumnus of the College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2011 who currently practices in Miami Beach's Mount Sinai Medical Center, helped rescue a stranger who fell onto the tracks of a subway in West Village, New York just seconds prior to a train pulling into the station. Read the full article on the New York Post Website.



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