Dr. Julian Pleasants



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Date of Interview



Health Professions Division, Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine (SECOM ) early history, Mort Terry, Arnold Melnick, pediatrician, administrator, faculty, Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Dr. Zucker, gross anatomy, microbiology, physiology, pathology, students, MCAT, community-based health centers, Bobby Auer, Physical Medicine, pharmacy, nursing school, accreditation, optometry, Howard Laubach, science labs, Joe Namey, Feldman, Physician Assistant, Nova, Fischler Educational Center, George Hanbury, Academical Village, syllabus, holistic medicine, Skinner, Ray Ferrero, Fred Lippman, dental school, vet school

Interviewee(s) Bio

Dr. Stanley R. Cohen was born on December 23, 1927. His educational degrees include a B.S. from Rutgers University and an M.Ed. and Ed.D. from Temple University. He is a professor of humanities at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Cohen has also served as executive Vice Dean for Educational Support at NSU's Health Professions Division since June 1982.


This series of interviews was conducted by Dr. Julian Pleasants during the period of 2009-2012 for research in compiling the 50th Anniversary book, The Making of Nova Southeastern University: A Tradition of Innovation, 1964-2014. To read more about the completed book, click here.

Host Institution

Nova Southeastern University - NSU Archives

Archives Location

NSU Archives, Row B, 5, 6.

Format Type

Audio CD

Length of Audio/Video

Disc 1: 40:43 minutes. Disc 2: 40:44 minutes.

File Size

Disc 1: 93.2 MB. Disc 2: 93.3 MB.

Number of Copies

1st disc: 15. 2nd disc: 15.

Date Digitized

May 2016


Education | Educational Administration and Supervision | Educational Leadership | Higher Education | Higher Education Administration | History | Public History


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Interview with Dr. Stanley R. Cohen - Vice Provost, Health Professions Division