New Touro University Worldwide Faculty Members Serve as Scholar Practitioners to Help Students Apply Their Knowledge to Life Practices

Mar 22, 2011, 12:04 ET from Touro University Worldwide

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Touro University Worldwide (TUW) welcomes four new faculty members to bolster its staff of scholar practitioners. Stephen Irshay, LMFT and Ida Zarrabi, LMFT teach in the marriage and family therapy program.  Dr. Arnie Dhalke joins the faculty in the industrial and organizational psychology program. Dr. Raouf Musso, a well-known financial expert, has joined the MBA faculty.  

"We are delighted to have these additions to our growing TUW professional staff," said Dr. Bernard Luskin, senior provost and chief executive officer at Touro University Worldwide. "Their expertise and career experience will help TUW students apply their knowledge and become more competitive in their chosen careers."

TUW faculty teach students in four online Master's degree programs, including business administration, media and communications psychology, industrial and organizational psychology, and marriage and family therapy. The faculty is from around the world and features best-selling authors, chief executive officers, therapists, and successful business leaders.

"It is important for students to be able to apply education to everyday life," said Dr. Luskin. "This is a major reason that TUW employs many scholar practitioners as faculty."

TUW offers flexible online courses, small classes, personal attention and learning mentored by professors who have many years of professional experience in the areas in which they are teaching. TUW graduate degree programs are designed to enhance professional development for career advancement.

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Touro University Worldwide and Touro College L.A. are divisions of the Touro University and College System. Touro University Worldwide is a regionally accredited, non-profit university. The Touro College and University System has experienced significant growth since its founding in 1971, and is currently educating more than 17,500 students at locations in New York, California, Florida, Nevada, Jerusalem, Moscow, Berlin and Paris. Touro continues to have a profound impact on the lives of its students and their communities. Touro University Worldwide was established in 2008.

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