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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…


NSU Research Spotlight: NSU Researcher Secures Grant to Study Zika

Vladimir Beljanski, Ph.D., associate professor in the NSU Cell Therapy Institute recently received grant award from the Florida Department of Health, Biomedical Research Program for a project titled, “A comparative analysis of Zika virus-induced antiviral response mechanisms in under-studied cell populations.” Findings produced from this project can help to develop…


NSU M.D. College Featured in Private University Products and News

The NSU College of Allopathic Medicine was featured as the cover story in the March 2017 issue of Private University Products and News magazine. The article includes interviews with Johannes Vieweg, M.D., founding dean; along with colleagues Richard Jove, Ph.D.; Jennie Q. Lou, M.D., M.Sc.; Paula Wales, Ed.D., and Lindsey Henson,…


Updated: HCA East Florida Receives State Approval for a New Hospital to be Built on the Campus of Nova Southeastern University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Updated May 18, 2016: Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration submitted its final approval for HCA East Florida to relocate Plantation General Hospital to Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Davie on May 17, 2016. “This will propel us toward achieving NSU’s Vision 2020, providing the highest quality health…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club. Dr. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in…


New Allopathic Medical Dean Addresses National Academy of Sciences

Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, spoke about “Reengineering Science and Technology Policy to Address 21st Century Challenges” at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., on February 25, 2016. Vieweg is a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State’s…


Dr. Johannes W. Vieweg Named Founding Dean of NSU College of Allopathic Medicine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury announced the appointment of Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., FACS, as founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine at the university’s Board of Trustees January meeting. The new college is aiming to welcome its first…