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NSU Achievements

Abraham S. Fischler School of Education hosts Dean’s List Luncheon

Seventeen Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (FSE) undergraduate students were honored last month at the Flight Deck in NSU’s Don Taft University Center for attaining Dean’s List status for the Fall 2014 academic semester. Associate Dean Jamie Manburg offered congratulations to the students, who were treated to lunch and…


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student Elected to Lead National Student Group

Third-year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student Kelly Thibert was named president elect of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) for the 2015-16 year. The honor makes her part of an elite group of students that focuses on health care policy and the financial assets of the organization. Thibert will…


Medical School Student Elected to Position in National Honor Society

OMS-II Saamia Shaikh, was elected to serve as the national membership chair for Omega Beta Iota (OBI), the National Osteopathic Political Action Honor Society. Shaikh accepted the honor on March 5 in Washington, D.C. during D.O. Day on the Hill events. OBI— founded in 2007— emphasizes the importance of the…


Three Medical School Students Garner National Scholarships

Three second-year students of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine were awarded ACOFP Auxiliary scholarships during the 52nd Annual American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) National Convention held March 12-15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. William Gunther and Karin Hwang won two of the 20 Osteopathic Family Medicine Student Scholarships, which…


SHSS Faculty Member Presents on the Funding of Peace Education at CIES

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), presented at the Comparative and International Education Society 2015 Conference held in Washington, D.C. Duckworth’s presentation was titled: “Donors, Kids and Classrooms: What happens when elites…


SHSS Hosts Delegation from Beijing Normal University

Dean Honggang Yang, Ph.D., of NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and the Department of Family Therapy, recently hosted a delegation from Beijing Normal University (BNU). The delegation included Xiaoyi Fang, Ph.D., Yangzi-River professor and director, Institute of Developmental Psychology, Xiuyun Lin, Ph.D., associate professor, and Linyuan…


Dateline Health Celebrates its 400th Episode

NSU’s award winning television program Dateline Health is celebrating its 400th episode, which will begin airing on BECON-TV on March 23, 2015. To honor the occasion, NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., made a guest appearance on the program, which is hosted by Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of…


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…


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