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NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Larry A. Calderon, Ed. D., Apr. 6




Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS).




Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Apr. 6. His presentation is titled: “Real world applications of positive psychology: The military, schools and chronic illness.”

Nierenberg is part of the core faculty for doctoral psychology level training at CPS. A member of the Executive Board of the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology and a past president of the Academy of Rehabilitation Psychology, Nierenberg is Board Certified in rehabilitation psychology. He holds additional secondary academic appointments within the Department of Psychiatry at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine and at the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine.

For the past 30 years, Nierenberg has held numerous leadership positions as a psychologist working with other health care professionals in hospitals across the country.  Prior to joining NSU, Nierenberg spent the previous 18 years as a senior psychologist at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he served for many years as director of child adolescent psychology within the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department and later as director of behavioral science within the Department of Family Medicine.

He is one of the past presidents of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and was awarded their prestigious Distinguished Service Award in 2008 as well as their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.  Nierenberg has published and presented numerous papers both nationally and internationally. His research interests are focused on the interplay of biopsychosocial factors in chronic illness, psychological well-being and disease, as well as health care disparities, pediatric psychology, and child and family adaptations to acute and chronic medical conditions.

The weekly NSU Speaker’s Forum, hosted by Calderon, takes place each Friday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  The forum will be held at the Huizenga Business School, Room 5026. For more information, please contact Tracey-Ann Spencer at straceya@nova.edu or 954-262-5208.