Prof. Naushira Pandya MD,CMD (USA)

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Present position Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatrics, Director, Geriatrics Education Center, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ft Lauderdale, Florida.(NSU COM)

Education High School: Kololo Senior Secondary School, Kampala, Uganda 1968–1972 Colchester County High School for Girls, Colchester, England, 1973–1974 Undergraduate­:University College, University of London, 1974–1975 Graduate/Profes­sional: University College and Middlesex Medical School, University of London, Oct 1974– June 1979

Postgraduate training Acting Intern: Fifth year medical student, Johns Hopkins Hospitals), Jan-Mar 1979 Intern: General and Vascular Surgery, Whittington Hospital, London, England, Nov 1980– April 1981.General Medicine and Cardiology, Hackney Hospital, London, England, May – Oct 1981 Resident: Bone Marrow Transplant Center, The Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Senior House Officer, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England; January 1983-March 1983 Department of Cardiology, Senior House Officer, Hammersmith Hospital, London, England; April 1983-July1983 Emergency Room Physician, Whittington Hospital, London, England; Aug 1983– Jan 1984 Geriatric Medicine, Senior House Officer, Whipps Cross Hospital, London; Feb 1984– Jun 1984 Department of Internal Medicine, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ July 1984-June 1987 Fellowships: Geriatrics Fellowship, University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics July 1995-June 1998 Endocrinology and Metabolism Fellowship, University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology July 1995-June 1998

Academic/profes­sional work experience 3/10-present; Medical Director, Covenant Village Care, Plantation FL 9/11-present; Medical Director Avante at Boca 9/03–6/08; Medical Director, Alexander Nininger State Veteran' 7/02–8/03; Internist and Geriatrician, Lovelace Health Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico.and Director of Long-term Care Services 7/98–6/02; Faculty member, Geriatrics Fellowship Program, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, and Medical Director of Ambulatory Care and Geriatric Assessment Clinic for the fellowship, 7/98–6/02; Medical Director of West Bloomfield Nursing Center, Michigan 7/95–6/98; Fellowship in Geriatrics and Endocrinology, University of Michigan 9/91–6/95; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Department Family Practice, UMKC-School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center East, Kansas City, MO 6/92–6/95; Medical Director, Mental Health Unit, UMKC School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO 9/87–8/91; Attending Physician, Geriatrics, Maricopa County Long Term Care, Phoenix, Arizona

Professional affiliation/mem­bership American Geriatric Society; American Medical Directors Association; American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Education Committee Member, Florida Medical Director’s Association; Florida Medical Association;Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

Other professional community service Older American’s Month organizer, Phoenix, AZ 1990; Lee’s Summit Elementary School Health Fair organizer and HIV educator; 1993; DOCARE Guatemala and Equador Medical Missions ( in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008); Health screenings at NSU sponsored Health fairs including Aging Expo in 2005–2009; Diabetes Information Desk, Boomers and Beyond NSU COM, 2010 and 2011 Health screenings at S. Florida Hindu temple, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Speaker at Senior Citizens Islamic Society 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011; Guest on Dateline Health TV Show, Ft Lauderdale in 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008