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NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Researchers Featured in Maryland Media
Ocean City, MD Shark Tagging Expedition Highlighted by WBOC - Ch. 16

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – For years, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute have been studying mako sharks. Throughout the year they visit the waters off of Isla Mejures, Mexico, the Cayman Islands and Ocean City, Maryland in order to catch, ...

Mother’s Day At Its Best

Mother’s Day weekend started out right for South Florida mom Karen Perez when she crossed the stage with her son, Richard Perez–both received a Bachelor of Science in paralegal studies—at Nova Southeastern University’s undergraduate graduation ceremony last Friday afternoon. While they ...

NSU Dietician Quoted on WedMD for Alzheimer’s Diet

Click here to read an article on WebMD titled “The MIND Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s” featuring quotes from Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.Sc., RDN., assistant dean of research and innovation at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rokusek is a registered ...

NSU Epidemiologist Featured in News Stories on New Designer Drug
Jim Hall Provides Information/Insight into Flakka

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –  James N. Hall, a Nova Southeastern University epidemiologist who studies substance use and drug outbreaks, has been featured by multiple media outlets in stories on a street drug on the rise – Flakka. Hall is a drug abuse epidemiologist affiliated ...

NSU Medical Students Teach CPR to High Schoolers

WPLG Channel 10 featured NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine students and faculty teaching students at Cooper City High School to do CPR. Click here to view the story, which includes interviews with Dean Elaine Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., and student Jenna Varner.

NSU Researcher Spearheading Study of Oil Spills in Gulf of Mexico Garners Media Coverage
Research Includes Several Scientists from NSU's Oceanographic Center

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center will be heading up a consortium of scientists who will be studying the effects of the Deep Water Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. The spill, which occurred five years ago, ...

NSU’s Swim Teams Continue to “Make Waves,” Receive Accolades
Head coach Hollie Bonewit-Cron Featured By Swimming World

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. –  While Nova Southeastern University’s swim teams are relatively newcomers, they are truly making themselves known. So much so that their head coach was recently feature by Swimming World.   You can read the article HERE  

NSU students helped in the Broward Waterway Cleanup, featured in the Sun-Sentinel

Nova Southeastern University students helped in the Broward Waterway Cleanup found Rippon’s bottle, eight months after she put it “into the universe”. Because two Nova Southeastern University students recognized the beauty of Rippon’s words, and saved the message in the bottle, her tribute is ...

NSU Researchers Study on Spread of Lionfish Receives Media Attention

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Just when you thought hurricanes couldn’t get any scarier, think again. Their names roll of the tongue like a rogues’ gallery: Floyd, Frances, Irene, Wilma and Andrew. But these aren’t the names of notorious criminals; rather, they are just a few of the hurricanes ...

NSU Huizenga Business School, Albert Williams, PhD, featured in a U.S. News & World Report article

Albert Williams, PhD, assistant professor and chair of finance and economics at NSU Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship comments in Geoff Williams’ article on 5 Bad Credit Card Habits to Break Now. Click here to read the article.

NSU Professor Quoted in Infectious Disease News

James T. Howell, M.D., assistant dean for professional relations at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted in an article titled “Ebola outbreak leaves West Africa more susceptible to measles” in Infectious Disease News. Click here to read his perspective at the bottom of the article.

NSU Researchers Featured in WSVN Story on Fighting Prescription Drug Abuse

WSVN (FOX 7) featured NSU’s interdisciplinary approach to fighting prescription drug abuse. The story included research on tamper-proof medication that is being conducted by NSU’s College of Pharmacy (Hossein Omidian, Ph.D., and David Mastropietro, Ph.D.) and an interview with NSU ...

NSU Optometry Professor Quoted by Fort Myers TV Station

Surbhi Bansal, O.D., FAAO, instructor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was quoted on Fort Myers TV station WINK News (CBS affiliate) in a story called “Apps claim to improve your vision?” stating that it is difficult to know whether apps like this work because they are so new and research is not ...

Great Shark Race Receiving Local, State and National Media Coverage

  FORT LAUDERDALE, DAVIE – Fla. – It’s a race unlike any other – the Great Shark Race! The collaborative efforts of  Nova Southeastern University (NSU), the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) have created this new, fun ...

NSU Professor Part of Report on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis That Received International Attention

Nancy Klimas, M.D., professor and director of NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, was part of a select national Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee of experts on chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (MS/FCS). The committee ...

DNA Repair Study Receives National Attention

A study recently released by Jean Latimer, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, NSU’s College of Pharmacy, et. al. has been covered by multiple media outlets. Medical News Today is featuring an article on its home page based on the press release and journal article. Medical ...

NSU Professor Quoted Nationally on Measles Outbreak

Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., clinical professor of pediatrics at NSU was quoted in several articles and broadcasts about vaccines and the recent measles outbreak in the United States. New York Times (2/3/15) – “What Travelers Need to Know About Measles” First News with Jimmy ...

Optometry Professor Featured on WPLG

Kimberly K. Reed, O.D., F.A.A.O., associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured in a story on WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. The story focused on new equipment that NSU is using to detect macular degeneration years earlier than previous methods and how ...

NSU Professor Angling for Invasive Lionfish off South Florida Coasts

Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center’s David Kerstetter, Ph.D., was featured in a Miami Herald story about his work related to invasive species, specifically lionfish. The story was subsequently put out on the national news wire, with it being picked up by outlets in other ...

NSU Researcher Leads Study of Threatened Coral Reefs
Mapping Discovered New Coral Reef Patches Previously Unknown to Exist

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center has a long-standing tradition of researching and advocating for the protection of our coral reefs. To that end, NSU researcher Brian Walker, Ph.D., led a recent study that mapped nearly 40 acres of local coral ...

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