NSU Health Professions Division to Host Research Day

hpd-research-day2016LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division (HPD) will host its biennial Research Day on Friday, February 12 to showcase its health, medical and biotechnology research.

The event is open to the public and will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Terry Building (HPD) on NSU’s main campus in Davie and will be broadcast to NSU’s regional campuses.

More than 2,500 world-class researchers, faculty and students are expected to attend Research Day. Awards will be given for outstanding research. The event will feature more than 150 research presentations from HPD faculty and students. Some of HPD’s federally-funded research includes cancer treatments, AIDS and HIV prevention, hypertension, dental stem cell therapies, blood thinner drugs, heart disease, diabetes and much more. The research is conducted by HPD’s seven colleges, including dental medicine, health care sciences, medical sciences, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, and pharmacy.

The event, which is one of the largest research seminars in Florida involving students, offers participants a chance to learn more about HPD’s cutting edge discoveries and their impact on the community and throughout the world.

Click here for more information or contact Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D., professor and executive director of HPD research, at 954-262-1524 or patrick@nova.edu.


About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. A private, not-for-profit institution with more than 26,000 students, NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. For more than 50 years, NSU has been awarding degrees in a wide range of fields, while fostering groundbreaking research and an impactful commitment to community. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is 1 of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. Please visit www.nova.edu for more information about NSU and realizingpotential.nova.edu for more information on the largest fundraising campaign in NSU history.

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