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Irina Rozenfeld, ARNP

Assistant Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University

Adjunct Faculty, College of Nursing, Nova Southeastern University

Irina Rozenfeld is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner committed to the health of her patients. Irina emphasizes patient-practitioner relationships, critical thinking, and patient education to develop an optimal treatment plan and achieve sustainable results. She obtained her Bachelor's of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University and a Master's of Science in Nursing Studies from Florida International University, Miami. Irina continues her educational endeavors to gain more expertise in the treatment of chronic illness. She is completing a Master's degree in Integrative Medicine from the George Washington University School of Medicine and pursuing a Doctoral degree at the University of North Florida. Before joining the INIM, Irina worked for more than twenty years as a Physician Assistant in Russia. After relocation to Florida, she worked as a Clinical Research Nurse at Nova Southeastern University. Irina obtained an international certification as a Clinical Research Professional and has been involved in research in many roles. Irina teaches at Nova Southeastern University College of Nursing as an adjunct faculty.

Irina's focus at the INIM includes Myalgic Encephalitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, chronic infections, vector borne illnesses, metabolic syndrome, chronic pain, environmental issues, detoxification and auto-immune diseases.

Irina's research interests include neuroinflammation, biotoxin exposure, detoxification, immune dysfunction, the stress response, neuroendocrinology and implementation of Integrative Medicine modalities.

When Irina is not working, you can find her with her family and friends. She is an acclaimed cook and likes to share healthy nutritional tips with colleagues and patients.  She enjoys reading, traveling, ice skating and playing tennis. 

  • The Role of Mycotoxins Effects in Myalgic Encephalitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Metabolic Abnormalities, Antioxidant Capacity, and Toxic Exposure. Nova Southeastern University President’s Faculty Research & Development Grant, 2018.
  • Targeted aerobic rehabilitation in ME/CFS using a novel metabolic testing model. Nova Southeastern University President’s Faculty Research & Development Grant, 2017.
  • Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Methylphenidate Hydrochloride as a treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Patients taking a CFS-Specific Nutrient Formula. 2014-present, Co-Investigator/ Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator.
  • Multi-site Clinical Assessment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA 2013-present, Nurse Practitioner.
  • Nutritional Intervention Using Supplementation with Cysteine-Rich Whey Protein Isolate (Immunocal®) in Children with Autism: Effects in Core Areas of Behavior- A Randomized Double-Blind Study.  Principal Investigator Ana M Castejon, Ph.D. 2010-present Co-investigator/Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator.
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