School of Public Health

CARES Act Relief Fund for Students

Published: May 19, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceHSC UpdatesSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

HSC Team, The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund approved by Congress included funding to higher education institutions to defray COVID-19-related costs to the institution and to provide emergency financial aid grants to assist students with expenses related to COVID-19 disruptions. HSC Fort Worth was allocated approximately $343,000 for emergency financial aid grants to HSC students. Eligible Read More »

HSC Exposure Protocol for COVID-19

Published: March 25, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceHSC UpdatesSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT Health ClinicUNT System College of Pharmacy

How do I know if I was exposed to COVID-19?   You generally need to be in close contact with a sick person to get infected. Close contact includes any of the following: Living in the same household as a sick person with COVID-19 Caring for a sick person with COVID-19 Being within 6 feet Read More »

SPH Update – March 24 2020

Published: March 24, 2020
Categories: School of Public Health

To:      SPH Faculty, Staff and Students From: Dennis Thombs, Dean Date:   March 24, 2020 Re:      SPH Update In response to the “Stay at Home” directive announced this morning by Tarrant County Judge Whitley and Mayor Betsy Price, all SPH on-campus activities (with the exception of essential health care services) must cease by midnight tonight Read More »

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Considerations for Human Subject Research

Published: March 18, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceResearchSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

To: HSC Faculty, Staff and Students Engaged in Research From: Dr. Brian Gladue, VP for Research Date: March 18, 2020 Re: COVID-19 / Coronavirus Considerations for Human Subject Research The staff of the Office of Research Compliance (ORC) and the North Texas Regional IRB have developed some specific guidance and “how to” FAQs for human Read More »

Coronavirus Update for Researchers

Published: March 17, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceResearchSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

To: HSC Faculty, Staff and Students Engaged in Research From: Dr. Brian Gladue, VP for Research Date: March 17, 2020 Re: Research in the Time of Coronavirus In our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our campus as well as our community, the Division of Research is following suit with both University Read More »

Gibson D. Lewis Library and HSC Fitness Center Closures

Published: March 17, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

To: HSC Students, Staff and Faculty From: Dr. Charles Taylor, Provost Date: March 17, 2020 Re: Gibson D. Lewis Library and HSC Fitness Center Closures In our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our campus as well as our community by reducing in-person interactions, the Gibson D. Lewis Library and our on-campus Read More »

SPH Event Cancellations

Published: March 17, 2020
Categories: Meetings and EventsSchool of Public Health

To: SPH Students, Faculty, Staff From: Dr. Dennis Thombs, Dean Date: March 17, 2020 Re: Cancellation of Upcoming Events In our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our campus as well as our community, we are cancelling the following events in accordance with University and community guidelines: March 23rd *PhD Admitted Student Day Read More »

HSC Food Pantries

Published: March 14, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTCU and UNTHSC School of MedicineTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

To: HSC Students From: Office of Care and Civility Date: HSC Food Pantries Re: March 14, 2020 As we are navigating through a time of uncertainty right now we want you to know, you have resources available to you 24/7. As we are transitioning to online academic platforms with students off-campus, both HSC on-campus food Read More »

Cancellation of 2020 Research Appreciation Day

Published: March 13, 2020
Categories: Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceMeetings and EventsSchool of Health ProfessionsSchool of Public HealthTexas College of Osteopathic MedicineUNT System College of Pharmacy

To: HSC Students, Staff and Faculty From: Dr. Charles Taylor, Provost and Dr. Brian Gladue, VP for Research Date: March 13, 2020 Re: Cancellation of 2020 Research Appreciation Day In our ongoing efforts to protect the health and safety of our campus as well as our community, we are canceling all in-person events related to Read More »

COVID-19 Update from Dennis Thombs, SPH Dean

Published: March 12, 2020
Categories: School of Public Health

We understand your concerns regarding the disruptive influence the current pandemic will have on your life and studies. Because the situation is rapidly evolving the general information provided thus far is in the process of being continually revised. We are currently working on your planned assignments, curriculum, exams and other activities for the two weeks Read More »