NSU College of Pharmacy Assistant Dean Appointed to Florida Board of Pharmacy

Dr. Goar AlvarezFORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Goar Alvarez, Pharm.D., C.Ph., FASCP, assistant dean of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Pharmacy, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Board of Pharmacy. His term began on May 23, 2014 and ends on Oct. 31, 2017.

“I am honored and excited to have been appointed to the Board of Pharmacy by Gov. Scott and look forward to serving the citizens of the great state of Florida,” said Alvarez.

Alvarez is past speaker of the House of Delegates of the Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA) and past president of the FPA.  He is also the 2002 recipient of the James H. Beal Pharmacist of the Year award. He joined NSU in 1999and has served as director of pharmacy services and assistant professor of pharmacy administration.

“We are proud of Dr. Alvarez for his work on behalf of the students, faculty and patients at Nova Southeastern University and know he will be of great service to the pharmacy community and the citizens of Florida as a member of the Florida Board of Pharmacy,” said Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of the NSU College of Pharmacy.

Alvarez received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Florida A&M University and his Doctor of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University.


 About NSU’s College of Pharmacy: NSU’s College of Pharmacy offers a challenging professional degree program of study in pharmacy that emphasizes the pharmaceutical sciences and patient-centered care. Presented with the use of innovative teaching modalities and the newest technology, the curriculum is designed to prepare pharmacy graduates for life-long learning and leadership capabilities as medication therapy managers in our nation’s healthcare system.  You will find our programs conducted by an exceptional, talented faculty committed to your education.  They, themselves, are agents of change in such diverse fields of research and practice as genomics, drug development, informatics, and pharmacotherapy. For more information, please visit http://pharmacy.nova.edu/.

 About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information, please visit www.nova.edu. Celebrating 50 years of academic excellence!

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