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College of Pharmacy Alumna Shares Stories from Honduras

Life as a pharmacist can be very challenging, especially when you find yourself in a different country. But no matter where you are, you can always make a difference. NSU College of Pharmacy alumna Laura Chan, Pharm.D. (2010), recently returned from a 2-year trip to Honduras, where she worked as…

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:  

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,…

NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…

College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Featured on Pharmacy Today

The official publication of the American Pharmacists Association. For complete access the article please view:

College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…

CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…

NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards

NSU College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Wins “Quality Game Ball”

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) is the only college of pharmacy in the U.S. that operates a full institutional pharmacy service at South Florida’s State Hospital (SFSH) besides a full service community pharmacy on main campus.  On a monthly basis, the Compliance and Performance Improvement  Department  of South…

Pharmacy Students Featured in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Publication

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) Clinical Assistant Professor Jaime Riskin, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Antonia Zapantis, MS, PharmD, BCPS, COP associate professor, as well as COP alumni Osmel Delgado, Pharm.D, BCPS; Martha Espinoza-Friedman, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Lori Milicevic, Pharm.D., BCNP were featured for the Pharmacy Practice Model Change implemented…

NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…

Farquhar Student Researchers Win Second Place in Poster Contest

Catalina Breton, Eduardo Carrera, and Andrea Linares, undergraduate biology majors from NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a poster titled, “The Importance of Neurolysin in the Renin-Angiotensin System of the Mouse Brain” at the 8th Annual National Meeting of the Latino Medical Students Association, recently held at Miami-Dade…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

Taking a Bite at the Shark Bite – Pharmacy Researchers Conduct Unique Study

Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks. The study will develop a better medical treatment method for shark bite victims. Scientists from NSU’s College of Pharmacy working in collaboration with St. Mary’s Medical Center will be gathering data from…

Attend Presentation, “East meets West”, Guest Speaker from US Dept. of Health, Oct. 20

On Saturday, Oct. 20, NSU’s Health Professions Division will host a presentation on “East meets West (coast, that is): How the Government took cues from Silicon Valley and turned Drug data into Santa’s Workshop.” The speaker for the event is David Hale from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes…

Guy Harvey NSU Shark Invitational to Tee Off at PGA National Resort and Spa, Oct. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Synonymous with several championship saltwater fishing tournaments, celebrated marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey is lending his name to a tournament hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s defending national champion men’s and women’s golf teams. The two-day Guy Harvey NSU Shark…

NSU Pharmacy Professor Helps Organize Walk for Children of Syria

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D., is helping organize a national walk to help raise money for Syrian children how have been impacted by the recent conflict. Called a “Walk for Children of Syria”, the event will take place Saturday Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.

Renowned Health Policy Expert to Speak at NSU Commencement

Jonathan Cohn, a senior editor at The New Republic and a nationally recognized authority on health care policy, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 27.

Nile M. Khanfar Named New Assistant Dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s Palm Beach Site

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Nile M. Khanfar, Ph.D., M.B.A., as the assistant dean for the College’s location at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center. Khanfar is also an associate professor in the College’s Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy department. Since arriving at…