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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
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Palm Beach County Medical Society Honors two NSU Heroes

Recently, a faculty member and student of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized for their commitment to health care. James Howell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean of professional relations and chair of the Department of Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine, and OMS-IV Andrea Palestro were honored for their accomplishments during the Palm Beach County Medical Society Services 12th Annual Heroes in Medicine Awards luncheon that was held at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion in West Palm Beach, Florida.

The awards recognize individuals and organizations throughout Palm Beach County that use their skills and resources in the field of health care to provide outstanding services to people residing in local, national, and global communities.

Howell received the Dick Van Eldik, M.D. Distinguished Service Award, while Palestro was among five students honored as a hero for making a difference in health care.