NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Health Professions Division—Full-Time Faculty Members 613 Alison Bested Chair, Integrated Medicine Associate Professor, Clinical Immunology Associate Professor, Public Health B.Sc., University of Windsor, 1976 M.D., McMaster University, 1979 Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, 1984 Diplomate, American Board of Integrative Medicine, 2017 Anthony Bezerra Assistant Professor, Community and Public Health Sciences D.D.S., University of Mexico Americana del Norte, 2000 Certificate—Dental Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, 2007 Anjali Bhasin Assistant Professor, Family Medicine M.D., Baroda Medical College, 1995 Hua Bi Associate Professor, Optometry B.S,. Peking University, 1995 M.S., Peking University, 1998 Ph.D., University of Houston, 2006 O.D., University of Houston, 2006 Leigh Bittner A.D., Miami Dade College B.S.N., Barry University M.S.N., Barry University D.N.P., Florida Atlantic University Cyril Blavo Assistant Dean, Preclinical Education Professor, Pediatrics Professor, Public Health B.S., Abilene Christian University, 1979 M.S., Abilene Christian University, 1980 D.O., Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1984 M.P.H. and T.M., Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1988 Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians Barry A. Bleidt Professor, Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy B.G.S., University of Kentucky, 1974 B.S.(Pharm), University of Kentucky, 1974 Research Fellowship, University of Florida, 1975 Ph.D., University of Florida, 1982 Pharm.D., Xavier University—Louisiana, 1994 Elise M. Bloch Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy B.S., New York University, 1980 M.S., Queens College, 1990 Ed.D., Florida International University, 2004 AllanW. Bloom Associate Professor, Internal Medicine B.A., Drake University, 1970 M.D., Chicago Medical School, 1974 Elaine Bloom Speech-Language Pathologist, Department of Speech-Language Pathology B.S., Emerson College, 1962 M.S., Emerson College, 1968 Eddie Bolanos B.S., Florida International University M.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University, 2011 Charlene Bolton Program Director and Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program—Jacksonville M.S.Ed., Brooklyn College, 1991 B.A., Binghamton University, 1998 B.H.Sc. and M.M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2004 Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2018 R. Daniel Bonfil Professor, Medical Education Division of Pathology B.S., University of Buenos Aires, 1981 Ph.D., University of Buenos Aires, 1986 Carmen Bonilla Assistant Professor, Endodontics D.D.S., Menemerita Autonomous University of Puebla, 2001 Certificate—Endodontics, Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, 2007 Dynyce Boyce Instructor, Nutrition B.S., Florida International University, 2010 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2018 Gabriela Bozzutti Assistant Professor, Prosthodontics D.D.S., University of Buenos Aires, 1994 Certificate—Prosthodontics, Nova Southeastern University, 2009 Theressa Brahim Assistant Professor, College of Nursing B.S.N., Florida State University, 1973 M.S., Saint Thomas University, 1982 M.S.N., Barry University, 1990 D.N.P., University of Miami, 2010 Tambi Braun Associate Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology B.S., University of Witwatersrad, South Africa, 1998 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2002 SLP.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2003 Stephanie Brighton Clinical Director, Physician Assistant Program—Jacksonville Assistant Professor B.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2012 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2014 D.H.Sc., Nova Southeastern University, 2018