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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…


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…