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NSU Professor Discusses How to Enjoy Your Holiday Party Without the Guilt of Gaining Weight

Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy and professor of pediatrics for NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, spoke with iHeart Radio about how to enjoy the holidays without feeling guilty for gaining weight. Dr. Mulligan suggests to not let…


Nova Southeastern University Receives $8.5 Million Grant from Department of Defense for Second Phase of Gulf War Illness Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded an $8.5 million grant to an Nova Southeastern University (NSU) research team led by Nancy Klimas, M.D., for establishment of National Clinical Trials and Interventions Consortium. The Gulf War Illness Clinical Trials and Interventions Consortium (GWICTIC) will serve as…


NSU Medical Professionals Featured as Leading Women in Medicine in Florida

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., and Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, were recently featured in Florida Medical Business Magazine among 2018’s Women in Medicine. Dr. Wallace is the dean of NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. With her leadership, the Tampa Bay Regional Campus in…


NSU Featured as an Institution that Ensures World-Class Education

Nova Southeastern University was featured in Florida Trend as an institution that provides education that creates a workforce which will drive the economy. NSU educates students as young as Pre-K up to professional, including doctoral programs. Part of NSU’s 2020 goal is to increase its undergraduate enrollment from about 5,000 students to…


Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida Highlight NSU’s First Joint White Coat Ceremony

This past July, NSU greeted its first class of 53 doctors of medicine students. NSU is now one of the only three universities in the U.S. with two medical colleges. NSU’s first joint white coat ceremony, which welcomed about 300 incoming medical students combined from Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of…


NSU Health Care Professionals Named 2018 Power Leaders in Health Care

 


NSU Patel Colleges Take Shape in Clearwater

Last year, Nova Southeastern University received its largest philanthropic gift in history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrition Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment from the Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate facility investment in an upcoming…


NSU Professors Urge the Need to Vaccinate in Part of National Immunization Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 80 million people in America are infected with HPV, and another 14 million people, including teenagers, become infected every year. Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, professor of pediatrics at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Bindu…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university…


Breakthrough in Gulf War Illnesses From Exposure to Chemical Toxins

At least a quarter of the 700,000 soldiers who fought in the 1991 Gulf War suffer from a debilitating disease called Gulf War Illness. Symptoms include severe fatigue, stomach issues and body aches. New research is aimed at bringing these patients some relief. Dr. Nancy Klimas, one of the leading Gulf…


GROUNDBREAKING HELD FOR NSU’S TAMPA BAY REGIONAL CAMPUS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – More than 300 people joined Nova Southeastern University officials and representatives of the Patel Family Foundation on March 7 as they broke ground on the new Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. When construction is complete, the 325,000-square foot complex…


NSU’S COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE RECEIVES APPROVAL FOR CLEARWATER SITE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has received approval from the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) for a class of 150 students to begin studying at an additional site in Clearwater, Florida in the…


Beyond Tired: NSU Specialist on Why She’s Looking For a Cure for Chronic Fatigue

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Nova Southeastern University is home to a leading research practice for chronic fatigue syndrome. In a recent interview with WLRN, Nancy Klimas, M.D., NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, talked about the symptoms of…


Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy

In a recent interview with First News with Jimmy Cefalo, Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP, professor, Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, talked about some of the issues that come up every year for Thanksgiving. During the interview Dr. Mulligan explained that the repeated turkey myth stems from the…


So You Want To Be A Doctor?

NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine offered a camp called AIM-High, which stands for “achieve in medicine.” AIM-High was exclusively designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. This year, almost 100 students from 22 states participated in the Aim High…


For People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, More Exercise Isn’t Better

At least a million people in the US are affected by the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. According to NPR (National Public Radio), health organizations are emphasizing that myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome is a serious long-term illness, not a psychological disorder, and that standard forms of exercise do not help. Instead, they’re…


NSU’s $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation Covered in Multiple Media Stories

On Monday, September 25th, Nova Southeastern University announced the largest gift in the university’s history. The commitment from The Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150 million real estate and facility investment in a 325,000 square-foot medical education complex that will be part of NSU’s…


NSU Professor Featured on Local 10 News

Kenya Rivas, M.D., C.M.D., assistant professor and vice chair of NSU’s Geriatrics department, College of Osteopathic Medicine, was featured on a Local10 feature on supercentenarian Mazie Ford. During the segment, Dr. Rivas talked about the secrets to longevity and factors that affect aging success.     CLICK HERE to watch the…


NSU Professor Featured on First News with Jimmy Cefalo 610 WIOD

Millions of people have turned to products with artificial sweeteners rather than real sugar because they think it’s healthier or to help them lose weight. In a recent interview with the radio program First News With Jimmy Cefalo, Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FACEP, FAAP, professor at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine…


ABC Local 10 Segment: Students in Medical Summer Camp Work with Maggots, Sheep Brains and Cow Eyeballs

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine offered a camp called AIM-High, which stands for “achieve in medicine.” AIM-High was exclusively designed for academically strong high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care. This year, almost 100 students from 22 states participated in the aim high and aim higher…