NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

616 Health Professions Division—Full-Time Faculty Members Peter M. Cohen Assistant Professor, Family Medicine B.A., University of South Florida, 1981 D.O., Southeastern University of the Health Sciences, 1993 Megan Colas Clinical Director and Assistant Professor, Athletic Training B.S., Salisbury University, 2002 M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003 Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009 Carolyn Coleman Instructor, Clinical Informatics Liaison, Periodontology B.Ed., The Ohio State University, 1979 Certificate, The Ohio State University, 1979 M.S., Barry University, 1985 Petra Colindres Assistant Professor, Nutrition Dual B.A., University of Central Oklahoma, 2010 M.A., University of Oklahoma, 2013 Susan Collingwood Assistant Dean, Educational Standards and Quality Affiliate Assistant Professor, Medical Education B.A., Indiana University, 1980 J.D., University of Florida, 1988 Frances M. Colón-Pratts Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Pharm.D., University of Puerto Rico, 2006 Mickinzee Combs Instructor, Optometry B.S., Florida State University, 2013 O.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2019 Gisela Contasti Assistant Professor, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics D.D.S., Universidad Central de Venezuela, 1976 M.S., University of Texas Health Science Center, 1982 Nicole J. Cook Associate Professor, Institute of Neuro-Immune Medicine Associate Professor, Public Health B.A., Brandeis University, 1990 M.P.A., New York University, 1995 Ph.D., University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 2008 Nancy Cornett Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program—Fort Myers B.S., Miami University, 1974 M.S., Medical College of Ohio, 2003 Joshua Costin Assistant Professor, Medical Education Division of Microbiology B.S., Florida State University, 1998 Ph.D., Tulane University, 2005 Charlene Couillard Program Director and Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program—Fort Myers B.S., Stonehill College, 1992 M.P.A.S., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science, 2001 Rachel Anastasia Coulter Professor, Optometry B.A., Duke University, 1983 O.D., Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1991 M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2012 Fellow, American Academy of Optometry Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development Diplomate—Binocular Vision, Perception, and Pediatric Optometry, American Academy of Optometry Natalee Covitz Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Studies B.S., Florida Atlantic University, 2005 B.S./M.M.S., Nova Southeastern University, 2007 Fellow, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants Tavis Craddock Assistant Professor, Clinical Immunology Assistant Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience B.S., University of Guelph, 2002 M.S., University of Alberta, 2008 Ph.D., University of Alberta, 2012 Gary D. Cravens Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics B.A., Indiana University, 1975 M.S., Indiana University, 1979 M.S., Indiana University, 1986 M.S., Indiana University, 1992 M.D., Indiana University, 1997 M.S., Indiana University, 2015 Sherla Cruz de Benoit Medical Education Learning Specialist Assistant Professor, Medical Education B.F.A., Parsons School of Design-The New School for Social Research, 1989 M.A.Ed., Interamerican University of P.R., 2004 Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2019 Luigi Cubeddu Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences M.D., Central University of Venezuela, 1964 Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1974 Nydia Cummings Assessment Director and Associate Professor, Department of Institutional Affairs B.S., University of Puerto Rico, 1975 M.S., Arkansas State University, 1978 Ph.D., University of Miami, 1996 Jolanta M. Czerwinska Director, Education Technology Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences M.A., University of Gdansk, 1981 M.A., Ball State University, 1984 Ph.D., University of Gdansk, 1993