SHARKS RX Spring 2017 Magazine

College of Pharmacy 3 Table of Contents MESSAGES 4 Dean’s Message 5 Chancellor’s Communiqué FEATURES 6 Distinguished Alumnus Puts Abilities to Good Use 10 NSU COP Leading Way in New, Innovative Roles for Pharmacists 13 Pharmacy Students Dive into Innovative Projects 16 Student Pharmacist Pioneers Research 18 Groundbreaking Researchers Make a Difference 23 Aiming for the Million Dollar Club DEPARTMENTS 24 College Pride - Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences - College of Pharmacy Joins Erasmus Programme - Center for Drug Discovery and Development CD 3 - Travel Study Program Experiences Expansion - Realizing the Potential of Giving - Donor Profile - COP Scholarship Funds - Donors - Publications and Presentations - Promotions and New Faculty Members 32 Employee Milestones 35 Alumni Pride - Homecoming Reunion Honors Charter Class of 1987 - Alumni Achievements 38 NSU Pride - Sea Turtle Conservation Program Hits New Milestone - Three Online Programs Earn National Ranking - NSU Earns Military Friendly School Designation SharksRx 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 EDITOR Dawn E. DaCosta , M.A. Director, Academic Support Services CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Zina Abboud , M.S. Aiman Rahman , M.S. 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-McCafferty , 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. 01-083-17RWM FOLLOW NSU Upcoming Events Volume 3, Number 1 May 6–7 Continuing Education—The 28th annual Contemporary Pharmacy Issues and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus June 3–7 American Association of Health-System Pharmacists annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota July 13–16 Florida Pharmacy Association annual meeting in Orlando, Florida July 15–19 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy annual meeting in Nashville, Tennessee July 21–23 Continuing Education—Physical Assessment Institute in Patient Care Management and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus August 4–6 Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists annual meeting in Orlando, Florida August 19–20 Continuing Education—Initial Consultant Pharmacist License and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus November 4 College of Pharmacy Alumni Homecoming Reunion at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus November 4–5 Continuing Education—Fall Classic and alumni lunch/social at the NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus For more information about these events, visit . For information on Continuing Education events please contact Carsten Evans, Ph.D., executive director of Continuing Education and Professional Affairs, at or (954) 262-1306. Alumni Events: Contact Aiman Rahman, M.S., coordinator of Alumni Development and Professional Affairs, at or (954) 262-1380. 22 38 13