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Pharmacy student dons white coat, grabs onto future

Mivielis Rivera always knew she wanted a career in health care.


Perrone scholarship to honor Fort Worth pharmacist

The $100,000 endowed scholarship will help put a UNTHSC student on a path toward a meaningful career in pharmacy.


GSBS student selected to study global disease threats

PhD candidate Santosh Thapa will travel to Sweden to participate in a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control program.

Our People

Twenty years of training doctors for rural Texas

Founder of renowned rural medicine program hangs up his stethoscope.


New Dean sees public health serving critical role

Dennis Thombs was selected from among a pool of national candidates as the leader who will move the School of Public Health forward.

Patient Care

Kids’ in-school asthma program may expand soon

“Asthma 411” helps children avoid the emergency room and stay in school if they have an asthma attack.


TCOM grad honored with top resident award

Jessica Edwards, DO, was named Resident of the Year in Family Medicine by the American Osteopathic Foundation.


An Evening with a Legend featuring Chicago

Save the date: November 15 at Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall.


Hospitals with mostly private rooms found to have lower infection risk

Liam O’Neill and a student cohort studied 1.2 million patients treated in 292 Texas hospitals in 2013.


Honoring TCOM’s past and future

At White Coat Ceremony, TCOM recognizes a mentor and welcomes its newest students.


Research initiative brings ASU students to campus

Four Alabama State University students spent their summer conducting cancer research at UNTHSC as part of a collaborative initiative that benefits both institutions.