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The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights CAPE Reflections

Since 2011, the Center for Academic and Professional Excellence (CAPE) has graduated 150 dedicated faculty and staff members, who have participated in a variety of professional development initiatives, including courses on leadership, research and teaching/learning and professional growth. The Academy for Career Enrichment, the Hybrid Institute, and conflict resolution courses…

Documenting the History of the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences

Nova Southeastern University began in 1964 as Nova University of Advanced Technology. Initially located on East Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, it subsequently moved to the former site of Forman Field in Davie—an auxiliary airfield during World War II. Over the next three decades, Nova University added programs…

Congratulations to Patricia Gaffney for a Well-Deserved Award!

Patricia Gaffney, Au.D., associate professor of Audiology, received the American Academy of Audiology 2018 Editor’s Award for outstanding contributions for peer review of the Journal of the American Academy of Audiology (JAAA). The editors of the JAAA, Devin McCaslin, Ph.D. and Gary Jacobson, Ph.D., nominated her for this award. Gaffney…

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy Students Give Back to the Community on a Continuum

The Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy (PT) students give back to the community through service learning and community service throughout the year by participating in numerous activities that help promote PT and educate the public about the benefits of PT services. Many of the activities are interprofessional in scope. The following…

The Role of Ultrasound Expands in Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional Education intended for the health care profession is focused on engaging students in interactive learning. The goal is to integrate knowledge and skills from professions outside of their specialty. This integration will require interprofessional education to become part of the curriculum rather than just an additional lecture to be…

NSU Research Spotlight: NSU, FAU, and UTHSC Collaborate on Sea Turtle Research Project

Faculty members representing Florida Atlantic University, NSU, and the University of Texas joined forces on an original research study to explore the lymphatic systems of sea turtles. To date little is known about the anatomy and function of the lymphatics in sea turtles. These structures are difficult to image and…

NSU’s Bachelor of Health Science Program Nationally Recognized

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce its online Bachelor of Health Science Program (B.H.Sc.) is ranked among the best in the country by The program, ranked sixth by, is offered through NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences in the Health Professions Division. “This is the second…

College of Health Care Sciences enjoys Sweet Taste of Teamwork

On February 15, the College of Health Care Sciences Student Affairs team and the HPD Admissions team came together for the “Feel the Love” dessert social.  The goal of this first annual gathering was to strengthen relationships and discuss opportunities to support student success, satisfaction, and retention as students are…