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Tag Archives: Healthcare

12 Simple Cyber Security Rules For Your Small Business, Oct. 24

NSU Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) is hosting a series of events to celebrate October’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Join them every Thursday throughout the month of October and engage in presentations and discussions relating to cyber security across industries. October 24 at 1:00 p.m….

HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s…

NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…

Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at the Southwest Decision Sciences Conference. The conference was held March 12-16,…

NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013

Medical School Alumnus Chosen Program Director, Reelected President

Marc G. Kaprow, D.O., FACOI, a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently accepted a posi­tion as medical director for the United Healthcare of Florida Community and State Long-Term Care Program, which serves to provide long-term care and nursing home diver­sion support to thousands of Medicaid…

Boomers and Beyond- A Day for Health and Wellness, April 7

South Florida baby boomers and older adults will have access to free health tests at a Nova Southeastern University (NSU) health fair on Sunday, April 7, Terry Building, 3200 South University Drive. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu/healthcare/boomers and see flyer for details…

Support Students Traveling to Ecuador for Medical Mobile Clinic – Donations Needed!

Fifteen undergrads will be spending their Spring Break serving an underprivileged community in Esmeraldas, Ecuador through a mobile clinic provided by MedLife. They are members of the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), and include: Nancy Sarmiento (President, and organizer of this trip), Noemi Bermudez, Omar Garcia, Toni-Kaye McDougall, Biana…

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…


The world famous TEDMED conference (over 500 million views of TED Talks to date) on medicine and healthcare recently debuted its accompanying HD Simulcast. Approved host institutions like Nova Southeastern University were provided a stream of every TEDMED speaker live from the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Presenters included representatives…

SHSS Student Publishes Article in Journal of Healthcare, Science and Humanities

Andrew A. Ovienloba, M.A., a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), had an article published in the Spring volume of the Journal of Healthcare, Science and the Humanities. The journal is published by Navy Medicine…

Students United for Returning Veterans and Students for Stress Resilience Collaborate on Veterans Day Event

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, two student organizations, Students United for Returning Veterans (SURV) and Students for Stress Resilience will host a discussion on post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and stress resilience.  The discussion will be led by Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP. Nierenberg is an associate professor of Psychology at NSU’s…

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…

President Obama’s Healthcare Unconstitutional? Law Professor, Douglas Lee Donoho, J.D., LL.M., Debates on PBS

Recently, a Pensacola, Fla. judge ruled that President Barack Obama’s healthcare law is unconstitutional, saying the federal government is overreaching when it forces individuals to buy health insurance. The lawsuit argues that the bill’s mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance or pay a fine is unconstitutional.