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Tag Archives: Health Professions Division

Nova Southeastern University to host free Webinar on Substance Abuse, Sept. 28

The webinar will address substance use disorders, a critical South Florida challenge. The event, called “It Takes a Village: Addiction, Recovery & Community”, is part of National Recovery Month. The free webinar will be broadcast from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) at the university’s main Davie campus.


Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher to Speak at NSU Commencement on August 25

As Surgeon General under presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Admiral Satcher served our nation by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.


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.


NSU’s Dateline Health Selected as a Winner at the 33rd Annual Telly Awards

The Telly Awards has named Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Dateline Health as an award winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards for its piece on spinal surgery options. With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.


HPD Chancellor to be Honored by American Cancer Society

Several individuals will be honored at the Gala. One of them is Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division and former member of the Florida House of Representatives. Lippman is being honored for his work as a state lawmaker, where he fought for legislation to protect children and senior citizens, and to improve Florida’s health care system.


NSU Hosts Free Family Health Fair

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will offer free health tests during its family health fair on Saturday, March 31 at the Tower Shops in Davie.


Medical School Researcher to Present on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Mar. 19

Nancy Klimas, M.D., NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine professor and researcher, will be presenting her research on chronic fatigue syndrome and neuro-immune medicine on Monday, Mar. 19 at the NSU Health Professions Division’s Chancellor’s Dining Room. The presentation, which will take place at noon, will include a demonstration of REDCap…


Scientists Wanted

Nova Southeastern University to hold 3rd annual Research Day on Feb. 10


HPD Students Screen Chick-fil-A Mascot during FOMA Health Fair

During the recent NSU-Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) Health Fair, sponsored by NSU’s Health Professions Division and FOMA’s Student District Society, one of the exhibitors was Chick fil-A.  Chick-fil-A brought their cow mascot, who requested to have his/her balance tested, and the physical therapy students happily obliged using a modified…


Gov. Rick Scott to Speak at NSU Commencement

Rick Scott, Florida’s 45th governor, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University on Sunday, May 29.


NSU to hold FOMA Health Fair, Apr. 30

NSU will hold a health fair for children and adults on Apr. 30 at the Tower Shops/Home Depot Shopping Plaza. The NSU-Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) Health Fair for Children & Adults, sponsored by NSU’s Health Professions Division and FOMA’s Student District Society, will have blood pressure and diabetes (glucose)…


NSU Students Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 35 students and alumni from NSU volunteered on Mar. 31 at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for Science Alive!, a night of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations. The event featured a series of science stations, each showcasing a different experiment led by students from the Farquhar College of…


Record Crowd Attends Boomers & Beyond

A record number of people attended the 6th Annual Boomers & Beyond 2011 health and wellness fair on Apr. 3. More than 800 people participated in the event at NSU’s Health Professions Division, doubling last year’s attendance. This free event was held for those ages 40 and over. NSU offered…


Frank De Piano, Ph.D. Appointed Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs at Nova Southeastern University

Frank De Piano, Ph.D., has been appointed Executive Vice President and University Provost for Academic Affairs at Nova Southeastern University (Nova). The announcement was made by Nova Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D.

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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…


NSU Holds Annual Conference on Regenerative Dentistry

The 5th Annual Conference on Regenerative Dentistry hosted by NSU’s College of Dental Medicine took place Feb. 18 and 19 at NSU’s Health Professions Division. In their lectures, speakers presented the most recent advances within the regenerative field. The conference featured a range of notable endodontists from Paris and prestigious…


Pill Mills Czar to Speak at NSU

Former state Senator Dave Aronberg, who was recently appointed by state Attorney General Pam Bondi to head her office’s efforts to combat so called “Pill Mills”, will speak at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) on Wednesday, Feb. 16.


Science-Based Medicine Conference to be Held at HPD, Feb. 19 & 20

The Robert Fishman Institute for Training & Research will be hosting a conference on science-based medicine at NSU’s Health Professions Division on Feb. 19 and 20. Called “Think Outside The Box, The Next Generation Continues… 2001”, the conference is about research, innovations, applications, and implementations. The conference will allow participants…


NSU Pediatrician Quoted on Fox National News about Caffeine Consumption

Deborah Mulligan, M.D., executive director of Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Child Health Policy, was interviewed on national TV by Fox News Studio B anchor Shepherd Smith as a pediatric expert on a story about a recently release study showing that American children are consuming too much caffeine.