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Tag Archives: Health Professions Division

NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Jan. 28

Jennie Q. Lou, M.D., M.Sc., the founding program director for NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s newest program, the Master of Science in biomedical informatics (MSBI) program, will be the featured speaker at NSU Speaker’s Forum on Jan. 28. She will discuss medical informatics, a transition to electronic medical records. A…


Innovative Health Professions Education for the 21st Century

Nova Southeastern University’s medical school, the College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a $2.3 million federal grant to develop an academic curriculum to train medical and other students in the health professions to better meet the needs of patients in a changing national health care system.


HPERS Conference begins Jan. 15

Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Educational Research in the Health Professions is pleased to announce the fourth meeting of its biannual research conference, the Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) on Saturday, Jan. 15. This year’s theme is recognizing, teaching, and modeling professionalism. The conference includes a variety of engaging learning…


NSU’s Dateline Health Hits 300th Episode

Awarding-winning public service program on BECON TV aims to promote the community’s overall health and quality of life


Relief Drive to Help Combat Cholera in Haiti

NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) is collecting nonperishable goods to help the people of Haiti fight the recent cholera outbreak that has claimed more than 1,300 lives. The items needed are: •              Rehydration drinks with electrolytes (Gatorade, Powerade, etc) •              Canned meats: sausages, ham, tuna, sardines, oysters, canned fishes •              Canned milk:…


Governor-Elect Rick Scott Appoints NSU Health Professions Division Chancellor to Education Transition Team

Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), was appointed on Dec. 2 to serve on Florida Governor-elect Rick Scott’s Education Transition Team. Lippman, who oversees six colleges at HPD – osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, optometry, dental medicine, medical sciences, and allied health and nursing – was one…


Division of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies (DAIS) Hosts Inaugural AcademicFest


NSU’s College of Pharmacy shares History during American Pharmacist Month

History of American Pharmacist Month American Pharmacist Month (APhM) is celebrated in October. This month-long observance recognizes the significant contributions to health care and the commitment to patient care by pharmacists in ALL practice settings from around the country.  American Pharmacists Month Objectives are to: recognize the vital contributions made…


Celebrate American Pharmacist Month with NSU’s College of Pharmacy

  The History of American Pharmacist Month In the last quarter century, pharmacy has expanded its role within the health care delivery system from a profession focusing on preparation and dispensing of medications to patients to one in which pharmacists provide a range of patient-oriented services to maximize the medicine’s effectiveness….


Dateline Health Reaches 300th Episode Milestone

Dateline Health, NSU’s award-winning public service show hosted by Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D, chancellor of NSU Health Professions Division (HPD), will soon hit its 300th episode. This milestone episode will be taped in late October or early November.  Dateline Health is a 30-minute service program dedicated to promoting the community’s…


Graduating dad gets a surprise from Iraq (Miami Herald)

Thousands of miles and several time zones couldn’t keep U.S. Army contractor Tobias Barbir from being at one of the most important events in his father’s life. On Aug. 29, his dad, Johann Barbir of Dania Beach, graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a degree in nursing. Though he was…


From Iraq With Love

U.S. Army Helps Contractor Produce Graduation Video for Father’s Commencement at Nova Southeastern University.


NSU Receives $2.1 Million Federal Grant to Provide Training to Improve Geriatric Care in South Florida

Nova Southeastern University recently received a $2.1 million federal grant to provide training to improve care for South Florida’s large geriatric population now and for the future.


Health Professions Executive receives Jewish Community Service Award

Irv Rosenbaum, D.P.A., Ed.D., M.P.A., NSU Health Professions Division provost and executive dean for administration, received the Alvin S. Gross Jewish Community Service Award in June from the Samuel M. and Helene Soref Jewish Community Center. Rosenbaum was recognized for his more than 30 years of service to the South…


Medical School to Host Dengue Clinical Case Management Course – Register by June 4

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM), the Florida Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hosting a clinical management course on dengue, a fever that occurs in the tropics. The free course, which will offer four hours of continuing medical education (CME) credits to participants,…


Learning to swim early may save lives (NBC’s Today Show)

The American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending swimming lessons for toddlers. Deborah Mulligan, M.D., director of Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Child Health Policy, discussed the new recommendation with NBC’s Today show while NSU’s head swimming and diving coach Hollie Bonewit-Cron taught youngsters swimming techniques.


Third Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium Held at NSU

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Geriatrics Education Center (GEC) hosted the 3rd Annual Interdisciplinary Geriatrics Symposium at the Health Professions Division on Apr. 24. The symposium covered topics such as health policy and economics, clinical practice challenges, public health, and mental and psychological problems in aging. One of the presenters…


St. Thomas University President to speak at NSU Health Professions Division Commencement

The Rev. Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, president of St. Thomas University, will be the keynote speaker at NSU’s Health Professions Division’s commencement on May 30. The ceremony, where 836 students will receive their degrees, will be held at 1 p.m. at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla. Graduating students come…


St. Thomas University President to speak at NSU Health Professions Division Commencement

The Rev. Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, president of St. Thomas University, will be the keynote speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division’s commencement on May 30.


NSU and Sun-Sentinel to Host National Political Debate May 11

Tea Party members oppose President Barack Obama’s policies and Coffee Party members support him. The Sun Sentinel and NSU will host a panel discussion with representatives of the tea and coffee movements. The panel will explore whether the movements are a fad or fixture in politics. The event will take…