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About Deanne Roopnarine

Deanne Roopnarine, DPM is an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences in the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography.  She earned her DPM at Barry University and completed her medical residency at Golden Glades Regional Medical Center, Florida.  She practiced podiatric medicine for sixteen years and now teaches Anatomy and Physiology, as well as Histology and Advanced Human Physiology.  Her research focuses on the effects of various toxins on shellfish, in particular the effect of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill of 2010 on the oyster Crassostrea virginica.

Positions

2015 - Present Assistant Chair - Department of Biological Sciences, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Department of Biological Sciences
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2007 - Present Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, Department of Biological Sciences
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2013 - 2015 APS Chair, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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2013 - 2015 Coordinator of Biological Science, Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
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Disciplines



Grants

2016 - Present President's Faculty Research and Development Grant
Nova Southeastern University
2013 - 2015 President's Faculty Research and Development Grant
Nova Southeastern University
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Education

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1989 - 1990 Podiatric Medical Residency, Golden Glades Regional Medical Centre
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May 1989 D.P.M., Barry University ‐ School of Podiatric Medicine
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August 1986 M.S. Biomedical Sciences, Barry University
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May 1984 B.Sc. Biology, Mount Allison University
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Contact Information

(954) 262-8196

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