COM Outlook Winter 2019

TABLE of Contents Features 04 Displaced by Disaster INNOVATIVE WEBSITE OFFERS INSPIRING SOLUTION FOR DISASTER-RELIEF HOUSING 06 One Year After Maria BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE AIDS SEVEN PUERTO RICO COMMUNITIES FOLLOWING DEVASTATING 2017 HURRICANE 08 Beating Addiction 2006 ALUMNUS SHARES HARROWING STORY OF OPIOID DEPENDENCE 12 Stanley Cohen and Arnold Melnick CELEBRATING THE LIVES OF TWO ESTEEMED LEADERS 22 From Trauma to Triumph SPORTS MEDICINE CLINIC’S MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH SPEEDS RECOVERY Departments 01 Editor’s Exchange 02 HPD COMmuniqué 03 COM News DUAL D.O./M.D. WHITE COAT CEREMONY MAKES U.S. HISTORY 26 Faculty Spotlight 30 Student acCOMplishments 32 Student Perspectives 38 Alumni Corner 40 Alumni Spotlight 46 Closing Notes 08 12 22 44 Cover illustration by Richard Kobs, Graphic Designer, NSU Office of Publications and Creative Services