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Tag Archives: Osteopathic

NSU College of Osteopathic Alumnus Named Acting Dean in Mississippi

James M. Turner D.O., FACOFP, FACOEP, a 1988 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM), has been named acting dean of William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He became the first NSU-COM graduate to be named dean of an osteopathic medical school. He…


College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute, Starts Feb. 15

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) will host the 6th Annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16. Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will…


Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence


Medical School Wins Approval for New Medical Specialty: Correctional Medicine

In January, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for a new medical specialty—correctional medicine—that was developed at the college in collaboration with the Florida Department of Corrections. The college became the first medical school in the country to gain such recognition when the standards developed by the…


Three Medical School Faculty Members Earn Certifications

In December, three faculty members in NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized for having earned certifications in their fields. They are as follows: Paula Dilanchian, D.O., Pharm.D., assistant professor of internal medicine, earned her board certification in infectious disease. Tracy Favreau, D.O., chair of the Department of Dermatology, earned…


Free Webcast Available for Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine Conference, Jan. 26

NSU will be hosting a conference on Saturday, Jan. 26 about the upcoming opening of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Knight Auditorium of the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus….


Medical School Administrator Honored for Exemplary Service

  Throughout his exemplary career, James T. Howell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean of professional relations and chair of the Department of Rural Medicine at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, has focused on improving the well-being of Palm Beach County residents, especially those living in the rural, western communities of the…


More than 300 of NSU’s “Dateline: Health” TV Episodes Now Available on DVD at Alvin Sherman Library


Renowned Health Policy Expert to Speak at NSU Commencement

Jonathan Cohn, a senior editor at The New Republic and a nationally recognized authority on health care policy, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 27.


Medical School Researcher to Present on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Mar. 19

Nancy Klimas, M.D., NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine professor and researcher, will be presenting her research on chronic fatigue syndrome and neuro-immune medicine on Monday, Mar. 19 at the NSU Health Professions Division’s Chancellor’s Dining Room. The presentation, which will take place at noon, will include a demonstration of REDCap…


NSU and Larkin Community Hospital receive approval for new Medical Residency Training Programs

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and Larkin Community Hospital (LCH) recently announced approval from the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Program and Trainee Review Committee to start several new osteopathic medical residency training programs. The AOA granted the hospital approval to train medical residents in radiology, physical medicine,…


NSU hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence


NSU-Com Charts the Progress of Project HOPE

In 2010, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) received a five-year, $1.6 million predoctoral primary care training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The resulting Project HOPE (Homelessness in Osteopathic Predoctoral Education) addresses the deficit in medical…


Faculty Symposium Creates Thought Provoking Discussions

“Where Have You Gone Joe DiMaggio? Are We Allowed to Have Heroes Anymore?”  was the topic for the 4th faculty symposium, hosted by President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., on Dec. 1. Speakers Stephen Russo, Ph.D. and Kenneth Johnson, D.O., led the discussion about society’s reaction to and interest in…


Medical School Earns Full Seven-Year COCA Reaccreditation

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was awarded a full 7-year re-accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) in the Fall of 2010. The COCA serves the public by establishing, maintaining, and applying accreditation standards and procedures to ensure that academic quality and…