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NSU PA Program Organizes Blood Donation and Bone Marrow Registry

Nova Southeastern University’s physician assistant program in Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences,  is organizing a blood donation and bone marrow registry on Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its Jacksonville Campus. (6675 Corporate Center Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216). Students from the program spoke with River…

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…


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…

Nova Southeastern University Uses Art Therapy to Help Patients Regain Speech

Nova Southeastern University’s Speech Language Pathology center is using art therapy to help patients regain speech after a stroke and other conditions, such as aphasia, that affect their ability to speak. In a recent interview with ABC Local 10, Wren S. Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair and assistant professor, Speech Language…

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…

Aphasia: Loss of Language

Aphasia is a communication disorder that affects people’s ability to use or understand words. In a recent interview with IVANHOE News, Fred DiCarlo, Ed.D., assistant professor and clinical supervisor, NSU’s department of Speech and Language Pathology, said, “Aphasia is basically the loss of language.” The disorder is more common in older…

NSU Employee is Good Samaritan After Tragic Airport Incident

Friday, January 6, 2017 turned tragic when a lone gunman shot at innocent people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, leaving several people dead or wounded. The incident displaced thousands of people, many of whom were separated from their belongings in a foreign city. Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair of…