Category Archives: Touro University California

[REMINDER] Webinar: 150 Years Before Touro – The Navy’s Hospitals On Mare Island, 1856 To 1957

A reminder of an up-coming webinar, which includes some local military history, that may be of interest to our membership.


WEBINAR: 150 YEARS BEFORE TOURO – THE NAVY’S HOSPITALS ON MARE ISLAND, 1856 TO 1957

Being the story of the hallowed ground upon which you walk every day

Nov 4, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/94264305868?pwd=QkkzUjU3TDNSaldvTVh3cGNVdDhRUT09 (registration not required)

Thomas L Snyder, MD

Tom Snyder is a retired urologist and naval officer. In retirement, he has combined
his naval and medical interests to work on a history of the first Navy’s first west coast hospital, on Mare Island. He’s the founding executive director of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine, which sponsors academic panels, offers graduate student travel and research grants, and awards a biennial Harold D Langley Book Prize for Excellence in the History of Maritime Medicine. Tom is a Companion in the Naval Order of the United States, America’s oldest naval history organization. At Albany Medical College, Tom founded and coordinates the Albany Base Hospital No 33 Society, an alumni military affinity group. At home in Vallejo, he frequently lectures to local groups on the history of maritime and military medicine and writes a blog, Of Ships and Surgeons – Notes on Maritime Medicine, Past and Present. He has published several articles on maritime medical history.

 

Flyer: tuc-historic-webinar.pdf

Webinar: 150 Years Before Touro – The Navy’s Hospitals On Mare Island, 1856 To 1957

An up-coming webinar, which includes some local military history, that may be of interest to our membership.


WEBINAR: 150 YEARS BEFORE TOURO – THE NAVY’S HOSPITALS ON MARE ISLAND, 1856 TO 1957

Being the story of the hallowed ground upon which you walk every day

Nov 4, 2021 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Link to join: https://zoom.us/j/94264305868?pwd=QkkzUjU3TDNSaldvTVh3cGNVdDhRUT09 (registration not required)

Thomas L Snyder, MD

Tom Snyder is a retired urologist and naval officer. In retirement, he has combined
his naval and medical interests to work on a history of the first Navy’s first west coast hospital, on Mare Island. He’s the founding executive director of the Society for the History of Navy Medicine, which sponsors academic panels, offers graduate student travel and research grants, and awards a biennial Harold D Langley Book Prize for Excellence in the History of Maritime Medicine. Tom is a Companion in the Naval Order of the United States, America’s oldest naval history organization. At Albany Medical College, Tom founded and coordinates the Albany Base Hospital No 33 Society, an alumni military affinity group. At home in Vallejo, he frequently lectures to local groups on the history of maritime and military medicine and writes a blog, Of Ships and Surgeons – Notes on Maritime Medicine, Past and Present. He has published several articles on maritime medical history.

 

Flyer: tuc-historic-webinar.pdf

TUC Virtual Veterans Day Service 2020

The Royal Canadian Legion was also represented at the virtual Veterans Day Service hosted by Touro University California.

Note that this recording is an archive. The original video for this event is available at https://youtu.be/W0Nt3Q4eNmI

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Join Touro University California in honoring our Veterans for a Virtual Celebration hosted by the TUC Military Club.

The live event aired on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)

Original description – Touro University California invites you to join our virtual Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, November 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. via Zoom. TUC Military Club President and Master of Ceremonies, Kevin Calvelo, will host a packed program celebrating our veterans through poetry, music and special guest speakers. There will also be a moment of silence in honor of our departed veterans followed by taps led by a bugler from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West. This event is free, and all are welcome to join us as we celebrate the men and women who have kept our country safe throughout the years.

Special Guests include:

  • Congressman Mike Thompson, California’s 5th District
  • Senator Bill Dodd, California Senate District 3
  • Assembley Member Timothy Grayson, California District 14
  • Council Member Pippin Dew, City of Vallejo
  • Council Member Rozzana Verder-Aliga, City of Vallejo
  • CPT Cassandra Meredith, LCSW, California Army National Guard
  • Bugler, from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West

Reminder: TUC Virtual Veterans Day 2020 Service

One of our executive members is a faculty member at Touro University California, and they are hosting a virtual Veterans’ Day service in one week.

Join TUC in honoring our Veterans for a Virtual Celebration.

Hosted by the TUC Military Club

Tuesday November 11, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)

Special Guests include:

Congressman Mike Thompson, Representing California’s 5th District

Pippin Dew, Vallejo Vice Mayor and Vallejo City Council

Rozzana Verder Aliga, Vallejo City Council

CPT Cassandra Meredith, LCSW, California Army National Guard

Bugler, from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West

Visit http://tu.edu/veteransday2020/ for more information.

TUC Virtual Veterans Day 2020 Service

One of our executive members is a faculty member at Touro University California, and they are hosting a virtual Veterans’ Day service in one week.

Join TUC in honoring our Veterans for a Virtual Celebration.

Hosted by the TUC Military Club

Tuesday November 11, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (PST)

Special Guests include:

Congressman Mike Thompson, Representing California’s 5th District

Pippin Dew, Vallejo Vice Mayor and Vallejo City Council

Rozzana Verder Aliga, Vallejo City Council

CPT Cassandra Meredith, LCSW, California Army National Guard

Bugler, from the US Air Force Band of the Golden West

Visit http://tu.edu/veteransday2020/ for more information.