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NSU MD Celebrates Preliminary Accreditation and Honors Medical Education Leaders

On October 10, 2018, the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) celebrated the one-year anniversary of receiving preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Since that time, NSU MD welcomed a class of 53 change-agents who will become future physician leaders, the…


NSU Medical Professionals Featured as Leading Women in Medicine in Florida

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., and Farzanna Sherene Haffizulla, M.D., FACP, FAMWA, were recently featured in Florida Medical Business Magazine among 2018’s Women in Medicine. Dr. Wallace is the dean of NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. With her leadership, the Tampa Bay Regional Campus in…


NSU Professor Featured on Legacy Florida’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for 2018

Nikette A. Neal, M.D., FAAP, Assistant Professor and Course Director at NSU’s Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine, was recently featured in Legacy’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for 2018. Dr. Neal was highlighted as a Pediatrician, Course Director, Physician Educator, and Director of…


NSU Health Care Professionals Named 2018 Power Leaders in Health Care

 


NSU MD Hosts Ceremony to Emphasize Importance of Humanism in Medicine

The NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) hosted a Pinning Ceremony on August 11, 2018, to emphasize the importance of humanism in medicine in alignment with NSU’s Core Value of Integrity.  Held in the university’s Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, the event symbolically…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university is now one of only three in…


Joint White Coat Ceremony Receives National Media Attention

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, NSU made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university is now one of only three in the U.S. with…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university…


NSU is Equipping Next Generation of Health Care Leaders in Florida

The health care landscape of South Florida is changing with the expansion of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and its considerable investments in health education, health care, and biomedical research. With access to quality health care becoming more and more important, NSU is stepping up to create a healthy ecosystem. As…


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…