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  • Dr. Doherty-Restrepo, Dr. Juan Gonzalez and Dr. Linda Wunder have been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor in their respective departments.
  • Drs. Sandra Jones and Eric Fenkl awarded another grant with SAMHSA for over  $900,000 for 3 years:  9/30/15-9/29/2018.
  • Dr. Kathleen Koernig Blais, Professor Emerita of Nursing, has recently published the 7th edition of her fundamentals textbook, Professional Nursing Practice: Concepts and Perspectives (New York: Pearson, 2016). 
  • Congradulations to Dr. Jennifer Doherty-Restrepo named 2015 Athletic Trainers’ Association of Florida College/University Athletic Trainer of the Year.
  • NWCNHS in collaboration with Jessie Trice Community Health Center awarded $1.45 million grant for the Northwestern High School Clinic.
  • Dr. Hector Huerta received FIU Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching for 2015-2016 academic year and provided with one-time $5,000 honorarium, an engraved award, and an FIU medal. Formal conferral occurs at the Faculty Convocation Award Ceremony on Sept. 24, 2015.
  • Dr. Helen Cornely receives grant for $600,000 from the Health Resources Administration for Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students studying toward the Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree.
  • Dr. Sandra Jones promoted to Full Professor, effective August 1, 2015. We are proud of you Sandy.
  • Dr. Elaine Ramos receives notice of a $150,000 traineeship grant from the DHHS, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
  • Dr. Juan Gonzalez receives notification from federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of funding for his recently submitted HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Grant proposal for $36,780.
  • NWCNHS moved up from #256 to #54 in the nation out of 500 nursing schools by U.S. News and World Report Ranking in Nursing!