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NSU Oral Medicine Program Reports Positive Results

NSU College of Dental Medicine faculty member Michael A. Siegel, D.D.S., M.S., FDS RCS.Ed., presented study findings at Frontiers in Oral Medicine, the American Academy of Oral Medicine’s recent annual meeting. Other faculty members involved in the study included Ines Velez, D.D.S., M.S.; Neil Spielholz, P.T., M.A., Ph.D.; and Tulia…


NSU Pharmaceutical Researcher Receives Japanese Patent for Developing New Cancer Treatment

Appu Rathinavelu, Ph.D., associate dean for institutional planning and development at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Pharmacy, and executive director of NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research, received a Japanese patent for developing a novel cancer treatment. The small organic molecule called “JFD” that he and his team discovered…


NSU Dental Professor Receives U.S. Patent for Developing New Bonding Technology

Over the past several years, dentists have shifted from metal to ceramic materials like zirconia for crowns, implants and other devices due to enhanced esthetics and biocompatibility. One downside of zirconia is that it does not bond well with other synthetic or natural substances due to its chemically non-reactive nature,…


SHSS Faculty Presents in Toronto at the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES)

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference held at the University of Toronto. Duckworth’s presentation was entitled, “History’s Hardest Questions in the Classroom.” Duckworth…


Student Receives Graduate Scholar Award and Presents at the 4th International Conference on Health Wellness and Society

Marcia Roberts Brown, M.D., student in the Master of Arts Cross-Disciplinary Studies (MACS) program in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s Graduate School received the Graduate Scholar Award at the Fourth International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society. The conference was hosted by the University of British Columbia…


NSU’s Anthony DeNapoli, Ed.D.,Presented with the Emerald Heart Award

At a gala celebrating the six year anniversary of Ciudad Weston Newspaper on Friday, May 9 at the Signature Grand in Davie, six outstanding community and business leaders were recognized with the “Emerald Heart Award”, created to recognize excellence and outstanding performance in the business and non-profit community. One of…


NSU Aquatics Coordinator Presents at the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Conference

Daniel Kifle, the Aquatics Coordinator in the department of Campus Recreation, had the opportunity to give a presentation at the annual National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. There were  3,000 attendees from different colleges and universities across the nation. Daniel and a colleague from Virginia…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Invited Talks, Publishes Research

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, recently delivered invited talks at two universities in California. Zhang also co-authored research on inequalities of generalized matrix functions, which was recently published in the Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra. About the Talks Zhang spoke at San Jose…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Gives Keynote at Writing Conference

  Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator of the writing center at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave the keynote talk at the 2014 Northern California Writing Centers Association Conference at Sonoma State University on Apr. 5. In his talk, titled “The Art of Writing Center Work:…


NSU’s Model United Nations Team Earns Multiple Awards at Regional Competition

NSU’s Model United Nations Team delivered a model performance at the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, Apr. 10–12. Competing amongst more than 1,000 students representing about 40 schools, students from the Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) earned several awards for their ability to handle…


NSU College of Nursing Celebrates Nurses

In celebration of National Nurse’s Week (May 6-12), the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Nursing honors all nurses for their dedication to patient centered care, lifelong learning, and their participation in local, national, and global efforts to improve the health and health care of our patients. Nursing represents the…


Shepard Broad Faculty Member Featured in Lawyers of Color 50 Under 50 Edition

Olympia Duhart, J.D.,  (’03), professor of law and director of the Lawyering Skills and Values (LSV) at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, was featured in the “Law School Diversity Special Edition” of the publication, Lawyers of Color. Duhart, along with Ruben Garcia, J.D., of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, began…


Optometry Dean Honored by Miami’s Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

NSU College of Optometry Dean David Loshin, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO, was among three community leaders honored by Miami’s Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the organization’s recent Music Under the Stars fundraiser. Loshin was selected for his and NSU’s commitment to training optometrists who help the organization provide…


College of Pharmacy Presents at College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists

NSU College of Pharmacy was one of the most represented colleges at the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona in April. NSU was the first collegiate chapter of CPNP for students in the nation and the future of psychiatric and neurologic pharmacy education and…


NSU College of Pharmacy featured on Channel 10

NSU College of Pharmacy was featured on WPLG-MIA (ABC) – Local 10 News on Wednesday, May 7. The segment discussed educating the public on how pharmacists are an integral part of a patient’s health care team. The HealthCast segment included interviews with Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D., pharmacy student Levi Morris, and a patient….


NSU College of Pharmacy Honors Fight Doctor and Pharmacist

The NSU College of Pharmacy presented a special lifetime achievement honor to a pharmacist best known as the “Fight Doctor.” Ferdie Pacheco, M.D., a 1950 graduate of the University of Florida Pharmacy School who went on to become the fight doctor for boxing legend Mohammed Ali for sixteen years, was…


Center for Psychological Studies Professor Presented at National Conferences on Suicide Prevention & Assisted Florida School District

Scott Poland, Ph.D., a professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) recently provided a workshop at the American Association of Suicidology Annual Convention in Los Angeles, CA. His topic was on suicide legal issues and schools. In addition, Poland also provided the keynote address at the Idaho State Prevention Conference in…


NSU’s College of Pharmacy Holds Annual Residency Workshop

The Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists Student Chapter (FSHP-SC) held its 6th Annual Residency Workshop at the NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) Fort Lauderdale Campus in March 2014.  Every year FSHP-SC holds this event for pharmacy students in order to provide insight on pursuing post-graduate training and further their careers…


NSU Professor and Researcher Featured on Oprah.com

Nancy Klimas, M.D., professor of medicine, chair of the Department of Clinical Immunology, and director of the Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was featured on Oprah’s website discussing symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome in an article titled “Not Feeling Well? This Could Be Why.”…


NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Professor Elected President of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry

Melissa A. Marchesan, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor of endodontics, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently elected as president of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD) in North America. She will be installed at the organization’s annual meeting in Paris on July 1 and will…


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