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NSU Puerto Rico Pharmacy Students Celebrate Pinning Ceremony

The Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (NSU-COP) Class of 2016 of the Puerto Rico Regional Campus gathered with family, faculty and staff to celebrate their Pinning Ceremony on May 7, 2015 at Centro para Puerto Rico, Fundación Sila M. Calderón. COP Dean Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D. pinned each of…


Outstanding Faculty of the Year Honored at End-of-Year Luncheon

To mark the end of the winter semester and recognize the 2015 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients, members of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences gathered on May 13, 2015 at the Signature Grand for the annual College Luncheon. Before a crowd of approximately 125 faculty and staff members,…


NSU Speech-Language Pathology Students Honor faculty Members

Students in the Fischler School of Education master’s program in Speech-Language Pathology recently celebrated the clinical faculty with a video highlighting their experiences in the program and this photo of students and faculty. Students will complete their program at externships in the Summer and Fall semesters in schools, hospitals, outpatient…


Anthony J. and Dianna Silvagni Honored With Style and Substance Award

Anthony J. and Dianna Silvagni were the deserving recipients of a Symphony of the Americas Society Style and Substance Award, which was presented to the debonair duo during a lavish luncheon held at The Ritz Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The award is presented to prominent individuals who have distinguished…


NSU Puerto Rico Campus Pharmacy Student Shares Knowledge and Shark Pride in South Dakota

College of Pharmacy student Marisol Lebrón, 2015, Puerto Rico Campus was featured in the Healthy Heart Program newsletter during her rotation at the Indian Health Center (IHC) in Fort Thompson, South Dakota. The center provides health care services to Native Americans in one of 16 reservations in the Great Plains…


SHSS Faculty Presents on Peace Education Funding at ISA

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference held in New Orleans, La. The theme of the conference was: “Global IR and Regional Worlds.”…


NSU Pharmacy Professor Earns Prestigious Fellowship

Barry Bleidt, Ph.D., Pharm.D., R.Ph., professor in the Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy Department at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, was among a select group of five pharmaceutical researchers elected as a fellow of the American Pharmacists Association’s Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APhA-APRS) at the organization’s 2015…


Medical Student Receives Humana Preceptorship

Anita Singh, a first-year student at NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was one of three South Florida medical students that received a paid summer preceptorship at a Humana-owned primary care medical center. Humana presented the Terry G. Smith, M.D., Memorial Primary Care Medicine Preceptorships at a reception held March 31….


College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Four Awards at National Conference

During the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Conference held April 22-25 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU-COM received four awards in areas ranging from research and communications to innovation. Marti Echols, Ph.D., M.Ed., assistant dean of medical education, and Rogerio Faillace, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics, received…


Stager Elected to Lead Medical School’s Alumni Association

William H. Stager, D.O., M.S., M.P.H., FAAFP, FAAMA, FAAO, FACOFP (’89) was elected as the 2015-16 president of the NSU-COM Alumni Association and served as the program chairperson during the college’s 18th Annual Reunion and CME Weekend held April 10-12. He also celebrated the 21st Annual Osteopathic Medicine and Health…


Medical School Student Garners Research Award

Bansari Sarkar, a second-year student at NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, received a second-place award for her research project entitled “Skin-to-Fat Water in Diabetes Mellitus Assessed by Tissue Dielectric Constant (TDC): Variations with Respect to Depth, Anatomical Site, and HbA1C.” She presented her research at the American College of Physicians…


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…


SHSS Faculty, Students and Alum Publish in International Journal of Solution-Focused Practices

Anne Rambo, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has published two articles in the International Journal of Solution-Focused Practices, Vol 3, No1 (2015). One article is titled, “Culturally Competent Solution Focused Conversations with Caribbean-American Youth: A Case…


Professor and Student Contribute to Climate-Change Research and International Policy Making

Sujay Kamisetti, a sophomore biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and member of NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program, presented at the annual conference of the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) in Washington, D.C. Under the guidance of Song Gao, Ph.D., associate professor at the…


Students Selected as Scientific Fellows Attend Sunposium 2015 Conference

Selected for the Scientific Fellowship Program by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), four students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences were invited to attend Sunposium 2015––a two-day conference featuring world-renowned scientists from the U.S. and Europe. Behavioral neuroscience majors Carmen DeJesus, Ezana Assefa, and Reena…


NSU Pharmacy Students Help Provide Health Screenings in Underserved Communities

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) Palm Beach Campus (PBC) students Christiane Rothenberg (‘16), Dean’s Ambassador Stacy Tran (‘17), David Pham (‘17), and Akash Patel (‘17) coordinated the COP’s inter-professional participation in the NSU/Health Professions Division (HPD) 13th AHEC Hendry/Glades Community Health Fair in Clewiston, Florida on April 18, 2015.  The…


NSU Dental Residents Win Research Competition

Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program residents from NSU’s College of Dental Medicine won the 2nd Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day competition sponsored by Florida International University’s (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine on April 27. The team received a $2,000 grand prize for its presentation “The New Paradigm in…


SHSS Faculty Presents on Donor Driven Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate chool of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Conference held in New Orleans. The conference theme was “Global IR and Regional Worlds.” Muvingi’s presentation was…


Undergraduate Students Present at Natl. Museum of Natural History and Marine Mammal Commission

Three marine biology majors at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented their independent study research on Hawaiian monk seals to researchers at the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and to members of the Marine Mammal Commission in Bethesda, Maryland, March 26–27,…


College of Pharmacy Expands Dean’s Ambassador Program

The College of Pharmacy (COP) was proud to celebrate the expansion of the Dean’s Ambassador Program to the Palm Beach Campus and Puerto Rico Regional Campus during its Induction Ceremony held via broadcast at each Campus on April 7, 2015.  Selected based on their academic achievement, their Shark pride and commitment…


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