NSU Newsroom

SharkBytes

Horizons

This version of NSU News has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of NSU News, visit news.nova.edu.

This version of SharkBytes has been archived as of February 28, 2019. To search through archived articles, visit nova.edu/search. To access the new version of SharkBytes, visit sharkbytes.nova.edu.

News Releases Archive

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

nova.edu/prmc

SharkBytes Archives

Contact

Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

Tag Archives: Medical

Medical School Professor Wins Distinguished Faculty Award

Neil Natkow, D.O., clinical professor of family medicine for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a Distinguished Faculty Award, which is presented to a clinical faculty member in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to the college in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.


NSU Medical School Alumnus Named Florida Dental Association Legislator of the Year

Ronald Renuart, D.O., a 1990 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine and three-term Florida House of Representatives member, was presented with the 2013 Florida Dental Association Legislator of the Year Award at the Florida National DentalConvention held June 13-15 in Kissimmee, Florida. Renuart practices internal medicine…


HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s…


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


NSU Medical School Alumnus to Practice in His Hometown

    Woodwin Weeks, D.O., a 2010 graduate of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, joined the medical staff of Colquitt Regional Medical Center in his native Moultrie, Georgia in July. He plans to practice family medicine at the Kirk Clinic.


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…


SHSS Student presents at the 3rd International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society in Brazil

Marcia Brown, M.D., a student in the Master of Arts in Cross-disciplinary Studies program (MACS) in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS)  in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a paper at the Third International Conference on  Health, Wellness and Society held in San Paulo, Brazil.  Brown’s…


Huizenga Business School’s Graduate Business Student Association Hosts Monte Carlo Night

The GBSA presented many recipients with awards of recognition. Of the many recipients, the Huizenga Business School’s Interim Dean J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., and Assistant Dean of External Affairs Joe Pineda, were honored for their continued support of the Graduate Business Student Association throughout the 2012-2013 academic year. List of…


NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…


Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame


MPA Alumnus Named Pompano Beach Fire Chief

John Jurgle, a 2010 master of science in public administration graduate from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently promoted to Fire Rescue Chief for Pompano Beach, FL. Formerly the assistant chief and the following retirement of former Chief Harry Small after 12 years of service….


College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…


Medical Student Elected to Lead National Student Group

Third-year Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) student Britani Martinez was recently elected  national president elect for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). As national president, she will chair the AMSA Board of Trustees, the organization’s highest governing body. After her graduation in May 2014, she will take…


Medical School Alumnus Receives Prestigious Award

Michael MacDonald, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAOCOPM, a 1990 graduate of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a board-certified and residency-trained occupational medicine physician in Melbourne Florida, was named the United States Naval Reserve Flight Surgeon of the Year for 2012. He currently serves as a captain in the Navy Reserves and…


NSU Medical School Professor Chosen Secretary/Treasurer

Edward Packer, D.O., FAAP, FACOP, chair & professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently elected secretary/ treasurer for the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP).  He will also become chair of the college’s committees on finance and membership. In addition, Packer…


Health Professions Division Communications Director Wins Top Writing Award

Scott Colton, APR, director of medical communications and public relations for Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division, received a Best Feature Story or Article Award in the AACOM Communications Awards Competition held during the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Meeting, which took place April 24-27 in…


NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor of science in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). The program, which offers students a bachelor of science degree, will start in October at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC). “Our unique respiratory program…


NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…


CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…