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Nova Southeastern University Names Stanley Wilson, P.T., Ed.D., CEAS, as Dean of the College of Health Care Sciences

Stanley Wilson, P.T., Ed.D., CEAS,

Stanley Wilson, P.T., Ed.D., CEAS,

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Stanley Wilson, P.T., Ed.D., CEAS, as dean of NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences. Wilson has served in a number of administrative positions within the college, including associate dean for academic affairs and previously as associate dean for rehabilitation services and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy.

Wilson’s academic leadership experience at NSU is complemented by his prior experience as associate professor and chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at Howard University in Washington, D.C., assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Florida International University in Miami, and several clinical appointments in South Florida and Virginia.

“Dean Wilson’s experiences at NSU and in the clinical field make him uniquely qualified for this leadership position,” said Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of NSU’s Health Professions Division. “He has authored numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, abstracts and presentations; conducted grant funded research activities and been recognized through leadership roles in professional and community service organizations.”

Wilson received his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Howard University, Master of Science in Health Care Management from St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Fla., and Doctor of Education in Adult Education & Human Resource Development from Florida International University.


About NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS): The CHCS strives to provide professionals with the skills necessary for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and disability in order to assure optimum health conditions in the community and beyond. With an unwavering commitment to ethical practice and in support of NSU’s Core Values, the college endeavors to advance research, scholarship, and the development of leadership skills utilizing traditional educational methods, distance learning, and innovative combinations of both to achieve its educational goals. For more information, please visit

About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 300 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

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