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Tag Archives: Dental News

NSU hosts 15th Annual Faculty Reception

The NSU Libraries recently hosted its 15th Annual Faculty Reception to show appreciation to the faculty for their contributions to NSU. Lydia Acosta, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, kicked-off the event which helps faculty from across all colleges to get to know each other. This year’s event…


NSU Prosthodontist Claims National Award

Thomas J. Balshi, D.D.S., founder of Fort Washington’s Pi Dental Center and associate professor/implant prosthodontics at NSU College of Dental Medicine, recently received his profession’s highest award from the American College of Prosthodontists in San Diego. The Dan Gordon Award is presented annually to an individual who “contributes at the…


College of Dental Medicine Professor Recognized for Leadership in Women in Prosthodontics

Sharon C. Siegel, D.D.S., professor at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, is featured in a new book commemorating the pioneer and leadership roles of women in prosthodontics. Prosthodontists are specialists who focus on the restoration and replacement of missing teeth and oral/facial structures with natural, esthetic, and functional replacements. The…


Realizing Potential: Faculty Helping Faculty

Robert A. Uchin, D.D.S. is not only former dean of NSU’s College of Dental Medicine and current faculty member in the Department of Endodontics, he is also one of the college’s most ardent philanthropic supporters.  Dr. Uchin and his wife Marlene recently made a generous gift to establish the Dr….


Nova Southeastern University to Host Annual “A Day for Children” Health Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for this fall.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s…


NSU to host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair, Sept. 18

NSU will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 18.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event, which is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., on…


Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning Prevention

Source: Center for Disease Control When power outages occur after severe weather (such as winter storms, hurricanes or tornadoes), using alternative sources of power can cause carbon monoxide (CO) to build up in a home and poison the people and animals inside. Every year, at least 430 people die in…


Realizing Potential: Delta Dental Insurance Company awards grants to four outstanding NSU dental school students

Delta Dental Insurance Company has awarded each of four Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine recent graduates a $2,500 grant. This year’s recipients are Ashleigh Weyh, Kelly Cundy, John Aylmer, and Alexander Verga. The 2016 F. Gene Dixon Student Leadership Awards recognize graduating dental students who demonstrate outstanding leadership…


Realizing Potential – Lead Donor Awards $450,000 to Mailman Segal Center

Don Taft was a retired senior executive whose passion became enriching the lives and improving the confidence and self-image of hundreds of children and adults in our community who have intellectual disabilities. Prior to passing away in 2011, Taft joined H. Wayne Huizenga as one of two lead donors to…


Private Concert Benefits Nova Southeastern University’s Sarcoma Research Fund

An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and music lovers recently gathered at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale for a private performance by renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. The fundraiser was held in collaboration with The International Piano Festival in Miami and the American Cancer Society to…


Renowned Pianist Kemal Gekic Headlines Sarcoma Research Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – An intimate group of philanthropists, health care and community leaders and music lovers recently gathered at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale for a private performance by renowned pianist Kemal Gekic. The fundraiser was held in collaboration with The International Piano Festival in…


NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The…


Realizing Potential: Campaign Priorities by NSU College/Center

Campaign priorities are designed to spark conversation so together, we can formulate plans with donors to realize tremendous potential. Our campaign is also university-wide. That is why every NSU college and center has developed its own case statement insert. But all college/center-level priorities roll up into one of NSU’s three…


Pride Bite: NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The awards, presented by the Florida Blue Foundation…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at Grande Oaks Golf Club. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, where he served as the Wayne and Marti Huizenga…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – More than 320 community leaders, philanthropists, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

More than 300 community leaders, philanthropists, and NSU faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The black-tie event raised…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club. Dr. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in…


Congratulations to this Year’s STUEYS Winners!

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The event, held recently at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and alumni who have contributed to building a…


Realizing Potential: Honors Students Make a Difference at Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research

Zara Khan was still in high school when she started volunteering at events directed toward raising money for cancer research. Just a few years later, Khan is on the other side of the spectrum as she conducts research experiments at NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research (RGICR). Khan, a senior…