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2 | Occupational Therapy MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences provides the highest quality of education to students in a variety of health care disciplines, including occupational, physical, and respiratory therapy; phy- sician assistant; audiology; medical and cardiovascular sonography; anesthesiol- ogist assistant; speech-language pathol- ogy; athletic training; exercise and sport science; and health sciences. We offer entry-level programs to advanced health care studies that allow professionals to continue with their lifelong learning. The cutting-edge curricula offered in our pro- grams will help our students gain future success in their fields. The college is committed to providing health care educational opportunities in formats that meet the needs of prospec- tive students in the community. These formats include both the standard, face- to-face classroom approach and innova- tive distance electronics. By combining the most contemporary teaching mo- dalities with state-of-the-art technology, our students are assured of obtaining the most comprehensive education possible. The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences believes in excellence and innovation in teaching, research, service, and learning. This is made possible by having an academically skilled and pro- fessionally qualified faculty and staff. We have diverse faculty members. They come from different backgrounds, have different degrees, and possess a wide range of ed- ucational experiences. Our faculty mem- bers are eager to share their knowledge of and expertise in the health care arena with their students. We also have an open door policy that encourages students to seek answers to their questions, allowing them to develop a solid understanding of the materials that they study. All of these opportunities make the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences truly unique. The health care market is undergoing a rapid change. The pace of this change has provided a formidable challenge for institutions that provide the educational programs for future health care professionals. We are proud of the fact that we are training our students to become skilled and compassionate health care providers who are certain to make valuable contributions to the communi- ties they serve. If you wish to become a graduate who is adequately prepared to assume a leadership role in health care, I encourage you to apply to our programs. Stanley Wilson, Ed.D., PT, CEAS Dean, Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences