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Marla Oxenhandler

Marla Oxenhandler
Associate Director
(954) 770-9204

Marla Oxenhandler provides public relations and marketing communications support for eight colleges in Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division and assists with special projects and communications support for the other colleges at NSU as needed.

Before joining the NSU Public Relations and Marketing Communications team in 2015, Oxenhandler was Manager of Media Relations for Memorial Healthcare System in Hollywood, FL – the third largest public healthcare system in the United States. In this role, she handled both proactive and reactive communications for six hospitals.

Her extensive experience in the field also includes communications positions at O’Connell & Goldberg Public Relations in Hollywood, FL; Jewish Family Service of Broward County; The Miami Herald; Burger King Corporation and Owens-Corning Fiberglas. Oxenhandler also ran her own successful communications business for 12 years.

A graduate of the University of Toledo in Journalism/Public Relations, Oxenhandler is a long-time member of the Public Relations Society of America.

Marla and her husband, Scott, reside in Cooper City. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, baking, spending time with friends and family and walking Ginger, her sweet Cairn Terrier. She also enjoys frequent trips to Philadelphia where both of her adult children and their spouses reside.

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