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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
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Bal Fantastique Raises Funds to Support NSU’s Health Professions Division

Jacqueline Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, NSU executive vice president and COO; Joel Wilentz, M.D., 2014 HPD Distinguished Service Award recipient; and Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor, NSU Health Professions Division

Jacqueline Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, NSU executive vice president and COO; Joel Wilentz, M.D., 2014 HPD Distinguished Service Award recipient; and Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor, NSU Health Professions Division

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.– April 15, 2014 –

More than 325 community leaders, philanthropists, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 29th Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale.

Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The black-tie event raised funds to support educational and community programs in areas such as medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dental medicine, health care sciences, nursing, and medical sciences.

HPD Board of Governors member and dermatologist Joel Wilentz, M.D., was honored with the HPD Distinguished Service Award for his numerous contributions to the health care field and NSU in particular.

“It is my pleasure to honor Dr. Wilentz for his continued service and dedication to helping us educate and develop the next generation of health care practitioners,” said Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., HPD chancellor. “As Nova Southeastern University continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, it is fitting that we recognize an individual who has helped us get to where we are today and is helping us pave the path to our future.”

Michael Chizner, M.D., chief medical director, The Heart Center of Excellence at Broward Health Medical Center; Susie Chizner; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., NSU vice president of advancement and community relations; Pam Glidewell; Calvin Glidewell, CEO, Broward Health Medical Center; and Peter Anderson

Michael Chizner, M.D., chief medical director, The Heart Center of Excellence at Broward Health Medical Center; Susie Chizner; Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, Ph.D., NSU vice president of advancement and community relations; Pam Glidewell; Calvin Glidewell, CEO, Broward Health Medical Center; and Peter Anderson

Funds raised from Bal Fantastique support programs both within the classroom and in practical settings. in an effort to provide a well-rounded and community-focused educational experience, HPD students have the opportunity to participate in medical missions to the Caribbean and South America, see patients at NSU’s Health Care Centers, and volunteer their time at numerous free health fairs the university holds for the public.

Sponsors of the event included Adolfo J. Cotilla, AIA, ACAI Associates, Inc.; NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine; Raymond G. Crawford, Crawford Tracey Corporation; Grycon; Hill York; the Miniaci Family; and Geraldine Terry.

For more information on NSU’s 50th anniversary and events commemorating this occasion, please visit www.nova.edu/nsu50.

 

 

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About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!

 

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