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Tuesday
May172011

Doug Fleischli - Science

"Driving on the freeway is the best setting for envisioning the next bright idea. It keeps the mind in a entertaining, exploratory state while operating the basic instincts of staying alive." That's when Doug Fleischli determines the best ideas for his next poem, media pitch or interesting to twist to a feature story. Employed in the public relations and marketing industry for nearly 20 years, Doug is in his zone when writing stories about personal and technical achievement in the face of unrelenting odds. He has produced more than 50 newsletters and magazines packed with human-interest stories. A graduate of CSULB, Doug is currently a freelance PR contractor working on his master's degree in media and communications at Touro University Worldwide in Los Angeles. Learn more about Doug.

Tuesday
May172011

Jack Stern - Entertainment

Originally from Chicago, Jack has lived in Burbank, Ca. for most of his life.  He works as a studio teacher for minors working in the entertainment industry.  These young actors to appear in television shows, feature films, live theatre, voice-overs for cartoon shows, and even commercial productions.  Jack teaches grades 1-12, and covers almost subjects.  He is also licensed by the California Labor Department and responsible for enforcing all of the Title 8 labor laws regarding the employment of minors in the industry.  Jack has taught public high school for 10 years in Santa Monica and for over 31 years for the studios.  Jack is currently pursuing his masters degree at Touro University Worldwide.

Tuesday
May172011

Karen Strugano - Ethics

Karen Strugano graduated from CSUN in 2008, with a degree in English Literature. She is now pursuing her Masters in Media and Communications at Touro University Worldwide. Karen has  owned and operated a family run preschool/nursery called Matzo Ball Academy.

 

Sunday
Jun122011

Kathleen Melton - Media Literacy

Aspects of communication and media touch all that I do in business and in life.  Professionally, I am the Executive Director for the Kaiser Permanente Nurse Anesthetists Association.  In this role, I develop and cultivate partnerships, which allows me to develop and enhance my professional communication skills and to be of service to others.

As a Communications professional and writer for the last 20 years, I provide intelligent guidance in the creation of innovative strategies to strengthen and establish identities and relationships.  As a published author and writer I am also able to explore the extraordinary gifts hidden in ordinary, every day moments.

I received my BA in Communications from UCLA and am a Masters candidate in the TUW Communications and Media Psychology program.

The highlight of my life is my role as Mom to two boys, two step daughters, and as Aunt to two nieces and a nephew.  Children are our greatest teachers.

Sunday
Jun122011

Kay Baldwin - Science

Kay is a medical professional with over 18 years experience in biotechnology and pharmaceutical communications.  Her experience includes; medical communications, medical marketing, medical education, medical research, clinical publications, and medical meeting strategic planning and execution.
Kay was the first in her company to develop an interactive CD field training system for a product launch.  At Raymond Karson Associates, she received the New Media Technical Excellence award for the first interactive oncology virtual reality training center.  She developed the a Continuing Education Program at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy,covering seven therapeutic areas to provide the field force with cutting edge medical information.  
Kay has developed global publication plans for 6 biotechnology products, regulatory and non-regulatory patient and physician focused product education materials to meet FDA standards, authored 18 scientific publications including a book chapter, developed direct to consumer (DTC) advertising and product web sites for healthcare providers and patients, is board certified in Forensic Toxicology and has testified as a forensic expert in criminal cases. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Media and Communications at Touro University Worldwide
Friday
Sep092011

Kristen Crandall

Kristen Crandall has a BA in Business from California State University Channel Islands and is now pursuing an MA in Media and Communications from Touro University Worldwide.  Her work experience is in administration and office management. 

Tuesday
May172011

Lauren Satt - Entertainment

After growing up in Agoura Hills, California, Lauren now resides in Pacific Beach, San Diego.  A graduate of San Diego State University, Lauren's interest in media, art, cultures, societal interactions, personalities, and psychology led her to major in communications, specializing in media studies with a minor in psychology. 

She currently works with her psychologist father, moonlights as a mixologist bartender. and is pursuing a masters degree at Touro University Worldwide.

Friday
Mar232012

Patricia Mendoza - Journalism

Patty was born in Nicaragua Central America.  Where she graduated from UPOLI University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in which she has 9 years of professional experience.  She is currently working as a coordinator for a Tutoring company in Tampa, Florida and pursuing a master from Touro University Worldwide to expand her career opportunities and achieve all her goals.

“Touro University has been the best choice for my post-graduate education, thank you to all the wonderful staff”

Tuesday
May172011

Tatiana Ocana - Ethics

Tatiana was born in Santa Ana, El Salvador CA. Her parents migrated to the Unites States when she was three years old. She graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a degree in Psychology and is currently pursuing a Masters from Touro University Worldwide. She has worked in the Insurance industry for over ten years and is now seeking a career as an educator. Her ambition is to work closely with kids from different backgrounds and help them pursue their goals and dreams.