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NSU Achievements

MSC Faculty Members recognized for Self-Help Book about Autism Spectrum Disorders

Building Independence: Structured Work Systems for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Susan Kabot, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, executive director of NSU’s Autism Institute at the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development and Christine Reeve, Ph.D., BCBA-D, received honorable mention in the self-help category for the Eric Hoffer book award. The book…


Medical Education Department Wins CAE Healthcare Video Award

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently awarded the Strategic Team Award and Recognition (“STAR”) accolade during the American Osteopathic Association’s House of Delegates Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The recognition is bestowed upon affiliate organizations that make significant contributions to advancing the profession-wide objectives identified in the AOA Strategic Plan….


Medical School Wins Prestigious “STAR” Award

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently awarded the Strategic Team Award and Recognition (“STAR”) accolade during the American Osteopathic Association’s House of Delegates Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The recognition is bestowed upon affiliate organizations that make significant contributions to advancing the profession-wide objectives identified in the AOA Strategic Plan.


NSU College of Pharmacy Welcomes the 2013 – 2014 Dean’s Ambassadors

New members were recently named to NSU’s College of Pharmacy Dean’s Ambassador Program. The Dean’s Ambassador Program serves to further engage student pharmacists in representing the College and University amongst alumni, preceptors, students, constituents, affiliated organizations, their respective professional communities, and the public in general. Specifically, the program focuses on…


Computer and Information Sciences School Student Publishes Book Chapter

Scott E. Hamm, doctoral student at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, contributed to the book chapter, “A Mobile Pedagogy Approach for Transforming Learners and Faculty” in the recently released Handbook of Mobile Learning by Routledge. This book marks a compilation of research in the rapidly growing field…


Computer Sciences School Faculty and Students Present at Knowledge Management Conference

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Professor Yair Levy, Ph.D., provided the keynote speech on “Data Analytics for Knowledge Discovery, Improving and Sustaining Quality” during the Knowledge Management Conference on June 27, in Novi-Sad, Serbia. The International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management (IIAKM) (http://www.iiakm.org/) hosted the conference and…


NSU Director invited to speak at the 2013 Digital Health Summit

More than 9,000 people registered for the 2013 Digital Health Summit held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City on June 26, 2013. NSU’s Director of Institute for Child Health Policy Deborah A Mulligan, MD, FAAP, FACEP, was an invited speaker and participated on a panel led by Ned…


SHSS Student Presents at ACR Environment and Public Policy Section Conference in Washington, DC

Marci DuPraw, M.S., doctoral candidate in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently participated in three panels at the 2013 ACR Environment and Public Policy Section Conference  at The American University in Washington, DC.  DuPraw was a panelist on two panels: “Building Organizational Collaborative Capacity: Cases to Help…


NSU College of Pharmacy Students Attend 123rd Florida Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting

NSU student participated in the “evolution revolution” of the Florida Pharmacy Association’s (FPA) annual meeting hosted in Orlando, Florida July 10-14 .  College of Pharmacy students sponsored by the FPA participated in a student-centered track and were assigned a mentor who shares with them their knowledge and expertise in their pharmacy…


Medical School Professor Wins Distinguished Faculty Award

Neil Natkow, D.O., clinical professor of family medicine for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a Distinguished Faculty Award, which is presented to a clinical faculty member in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to the college in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.


NSU Horizons Magazine Wins Second Place Sunshine State Journalism Award

NSU’s Horizons magazine won second place in the trade/special interest publication category during the 2013 Sunshine State Awards. The statewide journalism competition, which recognizes Florida’s best work of 2012, is sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), South Florida Pro Chapter. The awards were presented in conjunction with the…


Health Policy Fellowship Group Selects Medical School Professor

  Oneka B. Marriott, D.O., M.P.H., assistant professor of pediatrics and public health for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was selected to join the 20th class of fellows in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Health Policy Fellowship for 2013-14.    


Medical School Professor Joins Fulbright Program

    Leonard Levy, D.P.M., M.P.H., associate dean for education, planning, and research for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was accepted by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars to serve as a reviewer for the Fulbright Specialist Program Public/Global Health Peer Review Committee for 2013-14.


HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s…


NSU College of Pharmacy Student “Future Pharmacist of the Year Finalist”

  NSU student Hoda Masmouei, Pharm.D., candidate at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, has been selected as a “Future Pharmacist of the Year Finalist” by Pharmacy Times. To read this article, please visit: http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2013/July2013/2013-Future-Pharmacist-of-the-Year-Finalists  


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


Medical School Professor Chosen Mentor of the Year

Joseph De Gaetano , D.O., M.S., professor of family medicine and associate dean of clinical and graduate medical education for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was named Mentor of the Year by the Broward Health Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. The honor is awarded by the residents each summer…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Earns Community Service Award

Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., ATC, associate professor and athletic training program director at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has earned the 2013 Virginia R. Gamble Award for outstanding community service, presented by the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale, Inc. The league defines itself as “an organization of women committed…


SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the entire body. Her accomplishment has received world-wide…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…


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