Gerald Jacobowitz, founding partner of Jacobowitz and Gubits, the Hudson Valley’s premier full-service law firm, has been appointed to the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine – Middletown, Advisory Board. TouroCOM opened its new Middletown campus last July after investing approximately $25 million to transform the former Horton Hospital into a 21st century, tech-centric medical school.
“I am thrilled to be part of the community advisory group of such an important endeavor,” said Mr. Jacobowitz. It will be an honor to offer assistance to guide the future success of this important new medical school and its students. The new campus marks a major milestone for Middletown, Orange County and the Hudson Valley.”
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP played a large role in the transition of the Horton Hospital complex into this vital education institution.
The mission of the Advisory Board is to advise Kenneth J. Steier, DO, MBA, MPH, MHA, MGH, the TouroCOM-Middletown Dean, on community matters, facilitate advancement of the College’s programs and advocate for the College.
The Touro College and University System is one of the largest healthcare educational systems in the nation and is committed to increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine and to training osteopathic physicians to practice medicine in underserved communities. The new Middletown campus will help improve the region’s healthcare system while providing new education and career pathways to local residents.
Mr. Jacobowitz has a long history of commitment to community service having founded and served on many community-based and non-profit organizations. Mr. Jacobowitz serves as a director of the Meyer and Lillian Jacobowitz Charitable Foundation. He is a founding director and served as president of the board of directors for the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan from 2010-2012.
About Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, was founded in 1968 to provide sophisticated legal representation to businesses, individuals and municipalities throughout the Mid-Hudson Valley and the state of New York. Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP has grown into a practice with 30 attorneys and a full staff of paralegals and legal assistants to service a growing and dynamic client base.
Jacobowitz and Gubits, LLP, handles a wide range of legal issues including business litigation, commercial real estate, elder law and estate planning, immigration law, municipal law, land use and zoning, equine law, health care law, personal injury, employment, family law, criminal law and bankruptcy.
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