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NSU Researcher Featured in National Media

For Nova Southeastern University researcher Matthew Johnston, Ph.D., studying invasive marine species is his specialty. From lionfish to giant shrimp to damselfish, Johnston has been involved in some cutting-edge research as to what these non-native species mean to their new habitats. His most recent research involves the damselfish that has…


Nova Singers of NSU Featured in Miami Herald and Boca Mag

The Nova Singers of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) have been selected to be the backup choir for Barry Manilow’s “One Last Time” concert at the BB&T Center on Friday, Feb. 5. Thirty-five of the 150-member Nova Singers will join Mr. Manilow in the finale of the concert when he sings…


NSU Research Featured on Autism Speaks Home Page

An international research team led by Richard Deth, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, that also includes Dr. Malav Trivedi from NSU’s College of Pharmacy, published a study that was featured on the home page of AutismSpeaks.org. The article is titled “Study: Vitamin B12…


NSU Physician Helping Veteran With Memory Loss

Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine, was featured in a front-page Miami Herald article titled “‘Why can’t I recall yesterday?’ Amnesia erases daily life for Army veteran.” Click here to read the article.  


NSU Women’s Health Expert Quoted by WebMD on Natural Family Planning

Kenneth E. Johnson, D.O., FACOOG, chair of the Department of OB/GYN and Public Health, Director of the Women’s Health Center, and assistant dean of faculty affairs at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was featured in a WebMD article on “Today’s Natural Family Planning.” Click here to read the article.  


WPLG Features NSU Research on Eye Disease

WPLG Local 10 featuring research conducted by Ava K. Bittner, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, associate professor in NSU’s College of Optometry. The story highlights Dr. Bittner’s study that examined the effects of transcorneal electrical stimulation or acupuncture to treat patients with retinitis pigmentosa, a genetic disease that causes vision loss. Two…


NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall Featured in NBC Nightly News

When it comes to drug abuse research, the media come to NSU to talk with expert epidemiologist Jim Hall. He’s been featured in local, state, national and international media discussing various illicit drugs from heroin to cocaine to the newest scourge to hit our streets – Flakka. He was recently…


Sun-Sentinel: New NSU institute could redefine region as research hub

Nova Southeastern University is now at the forefront of conducting pioneering cell-based biomedical research with the launch of the new NSU Cell Therapy Institute, an international collaboration with prominent medical research scientists from Sweden’s world-renowned Karolinska Institutet (KI). The Sun-Sentinel ran an article highlighting the possible impact this can have…


NSU Program Helps Medical Students Communicate with Spanish-speaking Patients

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine understands the importance of preparing students to practice with patients who speak Spanish as a second language. The College has incorporated Medical Spanish into its curriculum and is the only school that requires all osteopathic medicine students to pass a simulated exam in Spanish before…


NSU Smoking Cessation Expert Offers Tips to Quit

NSU’s Area Health Education Center AHEC program within the College of Osteopathic Medicine is at the forefront of smoking cessation education. Telemundo’s Live Learn Grow website recently featured tips to help people stop smoking from experts including Jamie Fraser, M.Ed., CTTS, assistant director of tobacco cessation and training at AHEC….


Dr. George Hanbury, President of Nova Southeastern University, Featured in Sun-Sentinel

First of all, I would like to point out that I am neither a registered Republican nor Democrat but registered as “No Party Affiliation” or what many call an independent voter. It is, therefore, in that vein that I wish to be heard. As a concerned university president and grandfather…


NSU Experts Featured on WSVN Discussing MIND Diet

Experts from NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine are examining the effects on the MIND Diet that could help prevent Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Watch the WSVN story below featuring Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.Sc., RDN, assistant dean of research and innovation and nutrition degree director; Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, FACP, professor…


HCBE Professor Featured on Voice of America

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D., scholar in residence, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, shared her thoughts on sustainability in this Voice of America interview. Click here.    


Law Professor Comments on Consumer Lost Baggage

Mike Flynn, professor of law, Shepard Broad College of Law, was featured in this Local10 segment on consumer issues relating to lost baggage. Click here to watch the video.


NSU Nutrition Program Director Quoted by Univision

Cecilia Rokusek, Ed.D., M.Sc., RDN, assistant dean of research and innovation and nutrition degree director at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was quoted on Univision.com for two fall-related nutrition articles. Click the articles below to read each of them. English translation should be available using your web browser. Healthy ‘Treats’…


NSU President Shares Views on Gun Control on Local10

  NSU President George Hanbury appeared on the Local10 show “This Week in South Florida” to share his view on the importance of keeping college campuses as weapon-free zones. Click here to watch the video.


NSU Nursing Instructor Quoted on Value of Nursing Career

GoodCall.com, a website dedicated to providing information to current and prospective college students, recently posted an article called There’s a Shortage of American Nurses – Should You Consider the Profession? featuring insights from Marcia J. Derby-Davis, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Nursing. Click here to…


Tom Tworoger, Ph.D., Quoted in Regional Magazine about Entrepreneurship

Tom Tworoger, Ph.D., professor in the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, was featured in this story on Entrepreneurship programs in South Florida Business and Wealth magazine. Click here to read more.  


NSU’s Human Trafficking Prevention Efforts Highlighted in Sun-Sentinel

NSU recently celebrated the opening of its new headquarters for CREATE (Coalition for Research and Education Against Trafficking and Exploitation) at its Miramar campus. CREATE was founded by Brianna Black Kent, Ph.D., and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., from NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences in January 2015 and aims to equip…


Nova Southeastern University Is Now on Google Maps’ Street View

Earlier this year there were some strange things happening on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) main campus. Students, faculty and staff reported seeing people wielding odd-looking contraptions and riding around in strange and interesting vehicles. But no cause for alarm – it was a team from Google who were mapping NSU’s…


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