Dr. Kiran C. Patel

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Harvey Mayrovitz, Mayrovitz, Ph.D.


Professor - Physiology




Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

Dr. Harvey N. Mayrovitz received his graduate training at the University of Pennsylvania and did his postdoctoral work at Temple University School of Medicine and at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia. He also trained at the Medical Faculty and Hospital in Rotterdam and at Delft University in the Netherlands.

From 1995 to 1998, Dr. Mayrovitz served as the Director of Research at the Miami Heart Research Institute. He joined Nova Southeastern University in 1998 and is a professor of physiology in the College of Medical Sciences. He was jointly appointed to the NSU MD faculty in 2017 and his primary teaching areas include cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology.

Dr. Mayrovitz’s research interests include skin physiology, lymphedema, wound healing, and more generally noninvasive clinical and biophysical measurements and processes to aid in diagnosis and therapy. He has authored over 150 full papers in peer-reviewed scientific and clinical journals on these and related areas. He continues his research activities and mentors multiple medical students in a variety of developing and ongoing research activities and projects.