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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 Featured as an Institution that Ensures World-Class Education

Nova Southeastern University was featured in Florida Trend as an institution that provides education that creates a workforce which will drive the economy. NSU educates students as young as Pre-K up to professional, including doctoral programs. Part of NSU’s 2020 goal is to increase its undergraduate enrollment from about 5,000 students to…


NSU Health Care Professionals Named 2018 Power Leaders in Health Care

 


Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida Highlight NSU’s First Joint White Coat Ceremony

This past July, NSU greeted its first class of 53 doctors of medicine students. NSU is now one of the only three universities in the U.S. with two medical colleges. NSU’s first joint white coat ceremony, which welcomed about 300 incoming medical students combined from Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of…


NSU MD Professor Discusses New Classroom Tech Initiatives

This past July, NSU welcomed its first class of 53 doctors of medicine students. This created a unique opportunity to develop a medical curriculum that integrated medical education, research, patient care and community engagement to fulfill a mission of advancing human health through innovation. Stephen Ely, M.D., FACS, associate professor, NSU…


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…


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

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 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…


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…