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Tag Archives: Patients

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 Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…


NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….


Representatives from College of Optometry Attend Bill Signing

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry leadership and faculty were present when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that expands the drug-prescribing powers of optometrists. Gov. Scott signed the bill (HB 239) on April 19. The state now allows optometrists to prescribe oral medications — including pills —…


President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….


Medical School Alumnus Chosen Program Director, Reelected President

Marc G. Kaprow, D.O., FACOI, a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently accepted a posi­tion as medical director for the United Healthcare of Florida Community and State Long-Term Care Program, which serves to provide long-term care and nursing home diver­sion support to thousands of Medicaid…


Pharmacy Students Featured in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Publication

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) Clinical Assistant Professor Jaime Riskin, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Antonia Zapantis, MS, PharmD, BCPS, COP associate professor, as well as COP alumni Osmel Delgado, Pharm.D, BCPS; Martha Espinoza-Friedman, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Lori Milicevic, Pharm.D., BCNP were featured for the Pharmacy Practice Model Change implemented…


Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk, Feb. 23

It was early 2002 when Uyen Nguyen discovered a lesion inside her mouth that looks like a traumatic bruise. But she didn’t follow up. “I was a busy dental student,” said Nguyen, now a 3rd-year student at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. “My palate was extremely tender, so…


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


Dental School Receives $50,000 Grant to Aid Special-Needs Dental Patients

The College of Dental Medicine recently received a $50,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida to hire an additional staff member to help with patients with special needs. The grant will pay for a full-time employee called “dental patient navigator,” who will assist dental patients at the NSU…


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….


NSU Community Invited to Tour the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Center, Jan. 23

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice, in collaboration with the Fort Lauderdale Veterans Center, will welcome staff from the Department of Veterans Affairs and their Mobile Veterans Center on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Students, faculty, staff and the community at large are invited…


NSU Community Invited to Tour the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Mobile Vet Center, Jan. 23

NSU’s Institute for the Study of Human Service, Health and Justice in collaboration with the Ft. Lauderdale Veteran’s Center, will welcome staff from the Department of Veterans Affairs and their Mobile Vet Center on Wednesday, Jan. 23. The NSU community is invited to come out and meet the staff and…


Physician Assistant Students at NSU’s Orlando SEC ALL pass their Board Exams

All 58 of NSU’s Class of 2012 Physician Assistant (PA) students passed their Physician Assistant National Certification Exam (PANCE). The national average for pass rates for all PA programs is 93 percent for this iteration of the exam, which is commonly referred to as the “PA Boards.” “All of our…


Celebrate I Love Yarn Day at the Sherman Library, Oct. 12

If you want to learn how to knit or crochet, please bring a sport-weight yarn and size H-8 (5mm) knitting needles or crochet hook to the Alvin Sherman Library, room 1017 between 11 am – 3 pm on Oct. 12 for I Love Yarn Day. Already a pro? Bring your…


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’s Dental School Receives $437,000 Grant to Train Florida Dentists to Provide Care for Special Needs Patients

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Dental Medicine recently received a two-year, $437,616 grant from the DentaQuest Foundation to train practicing dentists in Florida to provide care for persons with special needs. The Foundation’s grant will be used to develop and provide a comprehensive skills-building program to dentists over a…