Research Student Winner of CCHIR’s Medicine 2.0 @ Harvard Scholarship
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Research Student Winner of CCHIR’s Medicine 2.0 @ Harvard Scholarship

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) is happy to announce the winner of its inaugural Medicine 2.0 @ Harvard Scholarship! Nova Southeastern University (NSU) pharmacy student Hoda Masmouei, B.S., M.S. is the 2012 winner of the scholarship to attend the 5th World Congress on Social Media, Mobile Apps, and Internet/Web 2.0 in Medicine and Public … Continue reading

Mobile health research featured in City&Shore
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Mobile health research featured in City&Shore

When 12-time Olympic medalist and 2012 Games hopeful Dara Torres graced the cover of City&Shore magazine, ongoing work at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) was also featured. In the issue, writer Nancy McVicar profiled three of the mobile health (mHealth)  studies currently being coordinated through the Center. In all three cases, … Continue reading

TEDMED Session 1…according to Alphachimp Studio
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TEDMED Session 1…according to Alphachimp Studio

This year’s @TEDMED appears to have an unprecedented focus on art and the performing arts in particular. It is also utilizing ‘electronic scribes’, including the fine simians at alphachimp studio. Alphachimp is a “visual learning company that supports business innovation, strategic planning, and collaborative design”…and has job titles like Scientific Storyteller! Below is their take … Continue reading

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TEDMED Rewind: The wireless future of medicine (Eric Topol)

In this post, CCHIR continues its look back highlighting previous TEDMED talks as we approach #TEDMEDLive from April 10-13 at NSU. This week we feature one of the most popular TEDMED talks, as delivered by by Eric Topol, MD on “The wireless future of medicine”. Dr. Topol (@EricTopol) has served in a variety of roles … Continue reading

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ABC-TV Miami Features Center Faculty Use of Tech to Engage Students

Local 10 ABC-TV reporter Sasha Andrade visited the campus of Nova Southeastern University to see how Center faculty Dr. Angela Garcia uses a simple technology to engage over 200 students across three campuses…simultaneously. Dr. Garcia employs small devices commonly called ‘clickers’ to tackle the challenge of creating an interactive classroom environment for her pharmacy students. … Continue reading