SHARKS RX Spring 2016 Magazine

NSU Sharks Rx is produced by NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY College of Pharmacy 3200 South University Drive Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33328-2018 NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY George L. Hanbury II , Ph.D. President and Chief Executive Officer HEALTH PROFESSIONS DIVISION Frederick Lippman , R.Ph., Ed.D. HPD Chancellor COLLEGE OF PHARMACY Lisa Deziel , Pharm.D., Ph.D. Dean EXECUTIVE EDITOR Scott Colton , B.A., APR COM/HPD Director of Medical Communications and Public Relations MANAGING EDITORS Mislady (Millie) A. Vélez , M.S. Director, Alumni Development and Professional Affairs Dawn E. DaCosta , M.A. Director, Academic Support Services ART DIRECTOR Randall McCafferty Senior Graphic Designer Office of Publications OFFICE OF PUBLICATIONS Ron Ryan , Director Sheryl Koral , University Editor Carol Reynolds-Srot , Associate Editor/Copywriter Roberta Harris , Graphic Production Manager Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s, educational specialist, doctorate, and professional degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Nova Southeastern University. Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sex, age, nondisqualifying disability, religion or creed, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 02-019-16RWM FOLLOW NSU Upcoming Events June 8–26 Travel Study and Continuing Education—Drug development and distribution in Spain and the E.U. June 30–July 2 Florida Pharmacy Association annual meeting in Fort Lauderdale July 1 College of Pharmacy Alumni Reunion, 5:00–6:30 p.m., at the Marriott Harbor Beach Hotel in Fort Lauderdale July 3–10 College of Pharmacy Alumni Going to Alaska Education at Sea July 22–23 Continuing Education—Physical Assessment Institute and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus August 5 College of Pharmacy Alumni Reunion, 6:00–7:30 p.m., at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida August 5–7 American Association of Health-System Pharmacists annual meeting, at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida September 17–18 Continuing Education—Initial Consultant Pharmacist License and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus September 30 Career Development Pathways—Pharmacy professions showcase and class of 2017 student interviews October 6 American Pharmacist Month Distinguished Alumni Forum (Alumni Engagement Series): “From Student to Alumni to Professional” at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus November 4 College of Pharmacy Shark Pride Alumni Homecoming Reunion at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, 6:00–9:00 p.m. November 5–6 Continuing Education—Fall classic and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus For more information about these events, please contact: Carsten Evans, Ph.D., executive director of continuing education and professional affairs, at or (954) 262-1306. Alumni Events: Contact Mislady (Millie) Vélez, M.S., director of alumni development and professional affairs, at or (954) 262-1674. Volume 2, Number 1