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Biomedical Informatics Program Ranks High on List of Best

BestMedicalDegrees.com, an independent online publication dedicated to providing accurate and useful information for prospective students considering a career in medicine, compiled a list that ranks the top 25 schools offering a Master of Science in Health Informatics/Information in terms of cost, length of program, and curriculum. Nova Southeastern University College…


Medical School Program Wins National Recognition

In February, the Art, Medicine and Observation Program at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine was selected as the inaugural winner of the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) Outstanding Advancement in Osteopathic Medical Education Award. The accolade was established to allow students to recognize their osteopathic medical…


Dental Faculty Member Accepted Into Prestigious National Fellowship Program

Maria Hernandez, D.D.S., assistant professor of periodontology at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, was recently accepted into the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) 2015-16 Leadership Institute. The ADEA Leadership Institute is a year-long program designed to develop the most promising individuals at academic dental institutions to become future leaders in…


NSU Occupational Therapy Professor Presents at International Conference

Sandra Winkler, Ph.D., OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy at NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences, presented her research at the 10th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies (ICDVRAT) at Gothenburg University in Gothenberg, Sweden last fall. The presentation was titled “Creating a Self-Management Intervention in SecondLife®…


Osteopathic Medicine Student Wins Student Researcher of the Year Award

Jacob Triplet, a third-year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student, was selected as the inaugural winner of the Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents (COSGP) Student Researcher of the Year Award. The award was established to recognize an osteopathic medical student researcher who demonstrates a high degree of quality in…


Medical School Students Assist the Homeless

First-year students of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Student Government Association (SGA) organized an event on Friday, Feb. 6 to benefit the Homeless Voice Shelter in Hollywood, Florida, and the homeless population living in the city. The humanitarian undertaking involved purchasing various items, making ham and cheese and peanut butter…


Medical School Professor Elected Academy President

Doris Newman, D.O., FAAO, associate professor of osteopathic principles and practice and director of the Department of Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine, in NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Newman will be inducted as president of the American Academy of Osteopathy at the annual convocation banquet on March 14 in Louisville,…


Medical School Professor on White House Panel and Elected President of National Organization

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, FACP, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics and project director of the Florida Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center, at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was invited to make a presentation on long-term care and participate in a panel at the inaugural Regional Forum…


NSU Students and Faculty Participate in Synapse 2015 Neuroscience Networking Event

Students and faculty at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and other NSU colleges participated in the Second Annual SYNAPSE 2015, a neuroscience networking event during which contributors shared their research findings with the local community. Hosted by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) in Jupiter, Florida,…


SHSS Student Named Ombuds Director at Northeast Ohio Medical University

Angela E. Dash, M.P.A., doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed the Director, Ombuds at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. Dash reports directly to the university President and serves as a…


Center for Psychological Studies Students Assist Law Enforcement Agencies

For nearly 20 years, doctoral students in Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) have helped police hostage negotiation teams across South Florida. This group, called the Nova Players, was recently honored for their work. Under the supervision of Vincent Van Hasselt, Ph.D., professor of psychology at CPS, and…


H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business Associate Professor Participates as Panelist in Education Summit

Albert Williams, Ph.D., associate professor of Finance and Economics, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was a panelist for an education summit, “Linking Education to Employment Success,” organized by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Coral Gables, FL. He joined four other panelists who represented Florida…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at FSU’s South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference

Evan Hoffman, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and DCAR doctoral student Zhiwei Wang recently presented at the 2015 South Asian Media & Cultural Studies Conference. The conference was held at Florida State University…


Center for Psychological Studies Adjunct Professor Publishes New Book

Lee A. Wilkinson, Ph.D., adjunct faculty at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS,) is the author of a new book: Overcoming Anxiety and Depression on the Autism Spectrum: A Self-Guide Using CBT. This self-help guide presents strategies derived from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), adapted specifically for adults with autism, to…


The Bold Mind Group is a New Corporate Partner at Huizenga Business School

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship welcomes its newest corporate partner, Scott Cochrane, President of The Bold Mind Group; a corporate advisory firm. Cochrane has been described by business leaders as an “advisor, mentor, coach and highly trusted partner.”    From coaching to strategy development, Cochrane has helped…


SHSS Faculty Presents Workshop in Belize

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a workshop to more than 40 administrators and supervisors from the University of Belize. Katz’s workshop was titled: “Interpersonal Conflict Resolution and Workplace Mediation Skills.” Katz…


H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship Grad Student Volunteers for National MS Society

International student Xin He just ended an internship with the National MS Society. Her focus was the 32nd Anniversary MS Gala Luncheon, held on Friday, January 23. Xin’s efforts contributed to obtaining over 100 gifts for the silent auction and Audi as the sponsor. The Gala attracted 780 guests and…


SHSS Student Joins the Faculty at Prince Mohammad Bin-Fahd University in Saudi Arabia

Nadia Lucien, MSHRM, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has joined the faculty as a Lecturer at Prince Mohammad Bin-Fahd University in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Lucien will teach courses such as Organizational Development and Change,…


Three NSU Employees Elected to Local Public Relations Board

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Greater Fort Lauderdale Chapter recently elected its 2015 Board of Directors, which include three NSU employees. Jeremy Katzman, M.B.A., APR, associate director of public affairs at NSU, was elected president of the chapter. He previously served as president-elect. Additionally, Brian D. Croswhite, APR,…


NSU College of Nursing Students Support Girls at Risk of Human Trafficking

The Nursing Student Association (NSA) from NSU’s Miami Regional Campus joined Project Gold, a branch of Kristi House, to provide health education and resources to girls between ages 11 to 18 who have been or are at risk for sexual exploitation. In November, NSU students and staff helped collect and…


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