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NSU M.D. College Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Tissue Regeneration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D., clinical research assistant professor, Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), received a $454,924 grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund a project titled “Modulation of therapeutic cells exosome content by autophagy.” Recent…


Medical Faculty Publishes Article on Innovations From a New Medical School

Lauren Fine, M.D., assistant professor, medical education, NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD), authored an article published in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine on “Curriculum Evolution: Innovations From a New Medical School.”  Dr. Fine’s article addresses how medical education has evolved from the…


H. Thomas Temple, MD, Co-Director of the 18th Annual Musculoskeletal Oncology Course with Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida in Islamorada, Florida

  For the past 18 years, H. Thomas Temple, MD has been the Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Course (MOC).  This year 150 attendees from all over the nation and  several from abroad were educated on how to better identify orthopaedic cancers.   The course is designed to show the correlation…


NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine Hosts Community Health Summit

  With Nova Southeastern University’s considerable investments in health education, health care, and biomedical research, NSU’s new medical college, the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) aims to revolutionize the way people get and stay healthy in the South Florida tri-county area (Palm Beach, Broward, Miami Dade). As part of achieving this major goal, the college hosted the 2018…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine to Launch Healthy Eating Education Program for Caribbean Population

Broward County has the fourth largest population of Caribbean immigrants in the United States, with approximately 255,600 individuals from different island nations who speak a variety of languages and have diverse cultural health beliefs and practices. With poor nutrition as a contributing factor, many of these individuals are at risk…


NSU’s Dr. Farzanna S. Haffizulla Receives Woman of the Decade Award

Farzanna S. Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine received a Woman of the Decade award from the India-based Women Economic Forum (WEF) at a ceremony in New Delhi on April 28, 2018. This is the…


U.S. On Track to Have Significant Shortage of Doctors, Nurses

The U.S. is facing a staggering shortage of nurses and doctors. By 2030, the country will be facing a shortage of an approximate of 100,000 doctors, for that reason Nova Southeastern University is expanding its health care programs and is aiming to become the South Florida destination for health care…


NSU’s Celebration of Excellence Featured in Multiple Media Stories

On Saturday, January 27, Nova Southeastern University celebrated its 20th annual Celebration of Excellence with the announcement of two new donations that have pushed the Realizing Potential campaign over its goal of $250 million. Both financial gifts will be for the university’s health care programs. Multiple media stories have appeared…


NSU Surpasses $250 Million Fundraising Goal with Two Significant Philanthropic Gifts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education thanks to two new gifts. One will support NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, the other will support NSU’s College of Nursing. Combined,…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers to Present at 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

Leading faculty members from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) are scheduled to present their research related to advancing new approaches to cancer immunotherapy and regenerative medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS). “We have built a team that is passionately focused on…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers to Present at 2018 World Stem Cell Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Leading faculty members from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) are scheduled to present their research related to advancing new approaches to cancer immunotherapy and regenerative medicine at the 2018 World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS). “We have built…


NSU’s Dr. Farzanna S. Haffizulla Receives Global Award for Commitment to Integrated Community Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Farzanna S. Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine received the Global Award for “The Most Outstanding Advocate for Integrated Community Care in the World in 2017” at a…


NSU’s New M.D. Accreditation Receives Significant Media Coverage

  The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine recently received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program, which will matriculate in August 2018. This announcement garnered significant…


NSU’s New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation; First Class to Start in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program,…


NSU Physician Quoted on Allergies Related to Hurricane Debris

Farzanna Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for the NSU College of Allopathic Medicine, was quoted by the Tampa Bay Times on allergies related to debris left from Hurricane Irma.     Click Here to read the article.


NSU M.D. College Dean Named Power Leader in Health Care

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of the Nova Southeastern University College of Allopathic Medicine was named one of South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 Power Leaders in Health Care. Dr. Vieweg was featured among fellow educators, hospital and health care system leaders and business executives for his role in starting…


NSU College of Allopathic Medicine Receives Candidate Status for Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) has been granted Candidate status by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the organization that accredits M.D. programs in the U.S. and Canada. The college is applying to become the eighth M.D.-degree awarding…


Nova Southeastern University Experts to Speak About Technology and Medicine at Emerge Americas Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – eMerge Americas, the technology conference connecting global innovators, industry leaders and investors from Latin America, North America and Europe, announced two speakers from Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Nova Southeastern University who will address challenges and opportunities related to health care and technology. For more information on the…


NSU Physician Recommends Routine HIV Testing

Farzanna Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, assistant dean for community and global health for NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College), was quoted in an article titled “Busy Doctors Embrace Routine HIV Testing” on CBS Miami’s website. The article, which is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health in Broward County,…


Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. H. Thomas Temple Named a Health Care Hero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored H. Thomas Temple, M.D., as a “Health Care Hero” at its 20th annual Health Care Heroes® Award ceremony, which was held May 9, 2017 at Jungle Island in Miami. Dr. Temple, who is senior vice president…