NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

610 Health Professions Division—Full-Time Faculty Members Full-Time Faculty Mariem Abdou Director of External Residency Programs Assistant Professor, Optometry B.A., University of Delaware, 2009 O.D., Salus University, 2013 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2019 Maria M. Abreu Assistant Professor, Neuro-Immune Medicine B.S., Barry University, 2003 Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2012 Rucha Acharya Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Pharm.D., St. John’s University, 2017 Kristina K. Aenlle Assistant Professor, Neuro-Immune Medicine B.S., Michigan State University, 2001 Ph.D., University of Florida, 2009 Ahmad K. Ahmadi Assistant Professor, Medical Education Division of Anatomy B.S., Florida International University, 1996 D.M.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2003 Anna Airy Assistant Professor B.S., Florida International University, 1985 B.S.N., Florida International University, 1992 M.S.N., Florida International University, 1996 D.N.P., Florida International University, 2008 Shazia Akhtarullah Director of Health and Wellness Coaching Program Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 1998 Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2009 Josiah Alamu Associate Professor, Public Health Dip.P.H., School of Health Technology, 1987 B.S., Obafemi Awolowo University, 1994 M.P.H., University of Hawaii—Manoa, 2003 Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2009 Benedict C. Albensi Chair and Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences B.S., University of Oregon, 1982 M.A., Sonoma State University, 1992 Ph.D., University of Utah, 1995 Nardia Aldridge Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy B.S., CUNY—York College, 2002 M.S., Hofstra University, 2007 Ph.D., Walden University, 2020 Aisy Aleu Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Pharm.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1998 M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University, 2003 R.Ph., Florida Renee B. Alexis Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology B.S., Jacksonville University, 1989 M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1996 M.P.H., Nova Southeastern University, 2011 Winston L. Alexis Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology B.S., Howard University, 1965 M.D., Howard University College of Medicine, 1969 Ghaith Al-Eyd Associate Professor, Medical Education M.B.Ch.B., Al-Nahrain University, 1995 M.Sc., Al-Nahrain University, 1999 Ph.D., Al-Nahrain University, 2005 Moya L. Alfonso Program Director, Doctoral Programs—Health Science Associate Professor, Health Science B.S., University of South Florida, 1997 M.P.H., University of South Florida, 2000 Ph.D., University of South Florida, 2007 Raed Al Hazme Associate Professor, Health Informatics B.S., King Saud University, 2001 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2012 Ph.D., Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences University, 2015 Thura Al-Khayat Assistant Professor, Medical Education M.B.Ch.B., College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, 1997 D.G.O., Al-Nahrain University, 2000 Hady Al Masri Assistant Professor, Geriatrics B.S., University of Miami, 1999 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2001 D.O., Nova Southeastern University, 2005 Noel Alonso Assistant Professor, Pediatrics B.A., University of Miami, 1992 M.S., Barry University, 1994 M.D., St. George’s University School of Medicine, 1998 Jamie Althoff Director of Outcomes and Faculty Development Assistant Professor, Optometry B.S., Ferris State University, 2007 O.D., Michigan College of Optometry, 2007 Yarelis Alvarado Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Pharm.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2009