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Dr. Alan Kadish

Dr. Alan Kadish, a prominent cardiologist, dedicated teacher, prolific researcher and experienced administrator is the President of The Touro College and University System. A graduate of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Kadish received postdoctoral training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Kadish previously taught at the University of Michigan and held a 19-year tenure at Northwestern University, where he served as an administrator as well. As President, he has continued to shape Touro into a top-tier institution by prioritizing the expansion of Touro’s diverse academic offerings and increasing support for Jewish communities.

Immunization: The Best Weapon Against the Resurgent Threat of Whooping Cough

February 17, 2016, by

Many Americans, in the Jewish and other communities, are skeptical of medical scientific recommendations, particularly when they involve mandates. The reasons are complex but include a concern about profit motives creating bias, scientific fraud, a sense that “natural” interventions are better and a skepticism about science especially when it contradicts religious belief. While all these