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Tag Archives: Dental News

OKU welcomes newest members

The CDM’s Chi Psi chapter of the national dental honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) welcomed its newest members: Ashley Beck, Michael S. DiSanto, Andrew M. Falestiny, Kalynn M. Foster, Jamie J. Gonzalez, Tiffany Lu, Brianna Mastrianni, Marjan Mirkheshti, Ashvi Mittal, Lily Nguyen, Kelli Orcutt, Derek S. Stallard, Shelby Willoughby,…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Chair Retires

Kenneth Namerow, D.D.S. has retired from the NSU College of Dental Medicine endodontics department. Namerow joined the CDM in 2010 after a 32-year career in private practice. During his years at the CDM, Namerow served as Chair of the Department of Endodontics and devised an endowed professorship to attract and…


College of Dental Medicine White Coat Ceremony

The CDM’s annual White Coat Ceremony officially welcomes new dental students to the college. This year, the CDM welcomed 125 students, selected from 3,000 applicants, to the incoming class of 2022. The students accepted their white coats as a symbol of the dental profession and recited the oath that defined…


The College of Dental Medicine Shares in Henry Schein Cares Donation / Mission Trip 2018

The College of Dental Medicine is one of nine dental colleges that is sharing in the donation by Henry Schein, Inc., in health care products in support of the colleges’ oral health outreach missions to underserved communities in the U.S. and around the world. The donations are being made as…


The States Most in Need of Dentists

Certain parts of the country face a shortage of dentists, with a bright outlook for dentist jobs. According to The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the country would need 10,802 new dentists to eliminate the shortage areas. About two-thirds of the designated areas for dentist shortages are in rural…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Hosted Annual “Gives Kids a Smile” Event

  On Saturday, February 3, NSU’s College of Dental Medicine offered pro-bono dental screenings, examinations and treatments to children ages 2 to 21, including special needs patients. NSU has joined forces with the American Dental Association Foundation in providing the Give Kids a Smile program at the university’s main campus,…


NSU College of Dental Medicine to Host Annual “Gives Kids a Smile” Event, Feb. 3

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine will offer dental screenings, examinations and treatments to children ages two to 21, including special needs patients, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. NSU has joined forces with the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation in providing the…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS peers. Niessen is one of 396 AAAS…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS…


NSU CDM Professors Make their Mark in Chicago Marathon

On October 8, Carmen Bonilla, DDS, Assistant Professor Department of Endodontics and Joel Slingbaum, D.M.D, Assistant Professor and Director of Informational and Instructional Technology and Continuing Education participated in the 40th running of the Chicago Marathon.    


Romer Ocanto, Chair of the CDM’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Honored at International Conference

Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the CDM’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry, was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for the best poster at the International Conference on Dentistry and Oral Health held in September in Valencia, Spain. Ocanto also received $500 Euros toward expenses at the 2018 meeting…


12 College of Dental Medicine Students Inducted Into Dental Honor Society

One of the highest honors an NSU College of Dental Medicine (CDM) student can achieve is induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Chi Psi chapter—the national dental honor society. This year, OKU inducted 12 CDM students and two faculty members. The group meets annually for the induction ceremony, which…


Dean Featured in Televised Health Segment

Linda C. Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., the College’s Dean, discussed the existence of a “cavity gene” in a televised Health Beat news item that aired on multiple NBC affiliates around the United States. In the segment, Niessen said she is increasingly convinced there is a cavity gene. “Dental research is showing…


NSU’s College of Dental Medicine Welcomes Class of 2021

On August 6, 125 students and 8 International Graduates participated in the College of Dental Medicine’s White Coat Ceremony. Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your dental career! To read more, click here


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Among Nation’s 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals, recently named Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, No. 22 on a list of the 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry in the nation….


Realizing Potential: Every Day is a Gift

Linda Niessen was recruited to Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) as Dean of the College of Dental Medicine in October of 2013 while working as the Chief Clinical Officer for a dental manufacturing company in York, Pennsylvania. She had spent 10 years prior as a professor at Baylor College of Dentistry…


Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber Honors NSU’s Fred Lippman, Ed.D.

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce honored Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division, with its Meritorious Service Award at the annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards Luncheon™. Lippman accepted the honor at the Chamber’s Perspectives in Florida’s Healthcare™ event on November 17, 2016…


Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber Honors NSU’s Dr. Fred Lippman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce honored Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division, with its Meritorious Service Award at the annual Excellence in Healthcare Awards Luncheon™. Dr. Lippman accepted the honor at the Chamber’s Perspectives…


Halmos College Undergraduate Students and Faculty Publish Study in BMC Microbiology

NSU students and faculty members have published an article in the peer-reviewed journal BMC Microbiology about new research that may contribute to the control of mosquitos and the eradication of mosquito-borne illnesses. The article, “Glycoside Hydrolases Family 20 (GH20) Represent Putative Virulence Factors That are Shared by Animal Pathogenic Oomycetes…


Realizing Potential: NSU Faculty and Staff among Donors Honored at 6th Annual Fellows Society Celebration

Each year, NSU hosts the Fellows Society Celebration to honor and thank NSU donors who have given $50,000 or more to the university.  NSU Fellows Society members are NSU’s highest level of philanthropic benefactors. During this year’s event, NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Fellows Society Chair Alan B….