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Congrats to the Fort Lauderdale Graduating Class of 2019

Congrats to the NSU Fort Lauderdale DPT graduating class of 2019!


DPT Graduates Inducted into the Alpha Eta Honor Society

We are proud to announce that 5 Fort Lauderdale NSU DPT graduates were inducted into the Nu Sigma Upsilon (NSU) Chapter Of Alpha Eta Society on May 16, 2019. Congratulations to Ty Culver, Courtney Duda, Michael Jones, Nicole Stark, and Ashley Wilson.Qualifications to be inducted include demonstration of significant scholarship, leadership and contribution to the health care professions. To learn more about the Alpha Eta Society visit the link below.

Alpha Eta Society


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez was recognized at the annual meeting of the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board

Dr. Alicia Fernandez-Fernandez was recognized at the annual meeting of the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board, held at the National Association of Neonatal Therapists Conference in Arizona in April 2019, for 5 years of service to the board. Dr. Fernandez-Fernandez is a Certified Neonatal Therapist and a Neonatal Developmental Care Specialist. She has been instrumental in the development of the neonatal therapy certification exam. She serves on the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board as the examination manager and testing center liaison. Congratulations on this honor! To learn more about the Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board click on the link below.

Neonatal Therapy National Certification Board Website


Dr. Melissa Tovin Awarded the 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year by CARD

In November, Dr. Tovin received the 2018 Outstanding Professional of the Year Award from the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD). This award is given to professionals throughout South Florida for their community service and commitment to improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families. UM-NSU CARD is a comprehensive outreach and support program serving people with autism and related disabilities, their families, and the professionals who work with them. UM-NSU CARD operates in three Florida counties under the supervision of a constituency board comprised of family members who help guide program policy priorities and activities.

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