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Tag Archives: health care

Occupational Therapy Student Conduct Research Study

  A group of five Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT) student researchers are conducting a study entitled NSU Health Care Professionals Students’ Knowledge about the Occupational Therapy Profession. The goal of the research study is to assess the knowledge of health care professional students regarding the career of Occupational Therapy…


College of Health Care Sciences Holds Induction and Commencement Ceremony

This past December, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) initiated 11 new members to the CHCS Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). These new members gave their final project presentations to a collection of TLA members, colleagues and coworkers. Presentations were followed by a reception and induction ceremony in the…


HPD Students compete in the 2013 Ethics Bowl Competition

The 7th Annual Ethics Bowl —- sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Committee, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing —- was held on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Participants from 10 programs gathered together to compete in the Health Professions Division. Teams of three to five students were…


College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute, Starts Feb. 15

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) will host the 6th Annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16. Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will…


NSU Hosts Compulsive Hoarding Workshop, March 1

Free Hoarding Workshop at NSU Organized by the Broward County Hoarding Task Force, and co-sponsored by NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences on March 1. See flyer for details…


Medical School Wins Approval for New Medical Specialty: Correctional Medicine

In January, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for a new medical specialty—correctional medicine—that was developed at the college in collaboration with the Florida Department of Corrections. The college became the first medical school in the country to gain such recognition when the standards developed by the…


HPD’s Ethics Bowl, Feb. 13

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will be hosting the Ethics Bowl on Feb. 13 at the NSU Health Professions Division’s Chancellor’s Dining Room on main campus.  The Ethics Bowl is built on the belief that to be an ethical thinker, you’ve got to be open to a…


Physician Assistant Students at NSU’s Orlando SEC ALL pass their Board Exams

All 58 of NSU’s Class of 2012 Physician Assistant (PA) students passed their Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE). The national average for pass rates for all PA programs is 93 percent for this iteration of the exam, which is commonly referred to as the “PA Boards.” “All of our…


Medical School Administrator Honored for Exemplary Service

  Throughout his exemplary career, James T. Howell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean of professional relations and chair of the Department of Rural Medicine at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has focused on improving the well-being of Palm Beach County residents, especially those living in the rural, western communities of the…


More than 300 of NSU’s “Dateline: Health” TV Episodes Now Available on DVD at Alvin Sherman Library


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.


SHSS Faculty Named to the Board of Health Foundation of South Florida

Claire Michele Rice, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has been elected to the Board of Health Foundation of South Florida. The foundation is dedicated to increasing the accessibility of quality health care, especially for…


NSU hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence


NSU Dental College receives Major Gift from Patriot National Insurance Group


HPD Chancellor Wins Health Educator Award

Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s Health Profession Division, won a prestigious award on Oct. 6 from the South Florida Business Journal. He was presented with the Educator Award, which is given to the most impactful health care educator in the tri-county area. The publication’s 2011 Excellence…


NSU Medical Training in Iraq Leads to the Establishment of Training Center in Middle East

Last year, 12 Iraqi physicians learned how to administer advanced CPR and other life-saving skills on children thanks to cutting-edge technology at Nova Southeastern University. The university, in partnership with health care providers from UCLA and the International Medical Corp (IMC), conducted a three-day, live broadcast training from NSU’s main…


U.N. Rep. to Join NSU ‘Symposium on Water: A Human Right’

The Shepard Broad Law Center invites you to attend A Symposium on Water: A Human Right on Friday and Saturday, September 16 and 17, 2011. The symposium will cover why safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right essential to the full enjoyment of life and all…


U.N. Rep. to Join NSU ‘Symposium on Water: A Human Right,’ Sept. 16 & 17

The Shepard Broad Law Center invites you to attend A Symposium on Water: A Human Right on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17. The symposium will cover why safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right essential to the full enjoyment of life and all other…


NSU Boomers & Beyond 2011

The 6th annual Boomers & Beyond 2010 health and wellness expo will be held on Apr. 3 between 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at NSU’s Health Professions Division. This year’s theme is “A Healthier YOU starts today!” This free event is for those ages 40 and over. NSU will offer…


Domestic Violence Victims Receive Dental Services from NSU

NSU is offering dental services to victims of domestic violence, who otherwise may not have access to such services. Battered women can have significant dental needs that often go untreated. In some cases, a battered woman’s dental problems are the direct result of abuse, and her abuser has kept her…