Master of Science degree program in Lifestyle Health Sciences and Coaching

 

Have you heard of this new degree here at UNTHSC?

Our innovative graduate program provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to become a credentialed health and wellness coach with a specialization in evidence-based lifestyle medicine.

This career field draws from psychology, behavioral health, physiology, nutrition and exercise science, as well as emotional intelligence, communication, health literacy, and leadership.

The curriculum will build foundational competencies and translatable skills that will equip you to work in a variety of clinical, community or corporate settings.

Highlights of this exciting new program include:
* Courses begin Monday, June 1st, 2020
* Online & blended curriculum (36 credit hours)
* Graduate in one year
* Limited to only 60 students
* Five on-campus Saturday workshops
* Wellcoaches® Core Coach training included in the program
 
Application deadline March 1, 2020

Dr. Michael Klaper to speak on April 27th

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-michael-klaper-moving-forward-in-medicine-tickets-90651351633

Please join us for a presentation by Dr. Michael Klaper about plant-based nutrition and medicine on Monday, April 27th, 2020 from 12-1:30pm in MET 124N.

Registration is free, but please RSVP through link.

“Dr. Michael Klaper resolutely believes that proper nutrition — through a whole food, plant-based diet — and a balanced lifestyle are essential for health and, in many cases, can make the difference between healing an illness or merely treating its symptoms.

Dr. Michael Klaper is a gifted clinician, internationally-recognized teacher, and sought-after speaker on diet and health. In addition to his clinical practice and private consultations with patients, he is a passionate and devoted educator of physicians and other healthcare professionals about the importance of nutrition in clinical practice and integrative medicine.”

Paid summer research opportunity for TCOM students- Medical Student Training in Aging Research – MSTAR – Applications Open

 

UNTHSC- MSTAR program: Institute level program sponsored by IHA.

Deadline for application is March 1st, 2020 (midnight).

We are seeking applications from TCOM students for the Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program administered by the Institute for Healthy Aging (IHA) at UNTHSC. This is a paid summer research opportunity with a $1000 stipend. The MSTAR-IHA program will provide TCOM students (who will have completed Year-I by June 2020) an educational experience in geriatrics clinics and aging-related research, under the guidance of top experts in geriatrics and aging. The students will participate in Clinical shadowing in geriatrics that will be counted towards the TCOM Year-II preceptor requirement. The students will be introduced to research and academic experiences early in their training that they might not otherwise have during medical school. This is 6-week structured research, clinical preceptor in geriatrics, appropriate to their level of training and interests. Research projects are offered in clinical/basic/ translational or health services research relevant to older people. The scholars will do their training and research during the summer of 2020. The students will compete for a total of 6 awards.
Students will be notified on 15th March 2020 regarding selection.
Program dates June 8th  – July 17th, 2020. (Tentative dates depend on the TCOM schedule. Might vary by 1 week.)

If you have any further questions or need guidance with the application, please contact Dr. Kiran Chaudhari, MD Ph.D., Coordinator, MSTAR, at Kiran.Chaudhari@unthsc.edu OR Dr. Janice Knebl, DO MBA, Director, Center for Geriatrics at Janice.Knebl@unthsc.edu

Paid summer research opportunity for TCOM students- Medical Student Training in Aging Research – MSTAR – Applications Open

 

UNTHSC- MSTAR program: Institute level program sponsored by IHA.

Deadline for application is March 1st, 2020 (midnight).

We are seeking applications from TCOM students for the Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program administered by the Institute for Healthy Aging (IHA) at UNTHSC. This is a paid summer research opportunity with a $1000 stipend. The MSTAR-IHA program will provide TCOM students (who will have completed Year-I by June 2020) an educational experience in geriatrics clinics and aging-related research, under the guidance of top experts in geriatrics and aging. The students will participate in Clinical shadowing in geriatrics that will be counted towards the TCOM Year-II preceptor requirement. The students will be introduced to research and academic experiences early in their training that they might not otherwise have during medical school. This is 6-week structured research, clinical preceptor in geriatrics, appropriate to their level of training and interests. Research projects are offered in clinical/basic/ translational or health services research relevant to older people. The scholars will do their training and research during the summer of 2020. The students will compete for a total of 6 awards.
Students will be notified on 15th March 2020 regarding selection.
Program dates June 8th  – July 17th, 2020. (Tentative dates depend on the TCOM schedule. Might vary by 1 week.)

If you have any further questions or need guidance with the application, please contact Dr. Kiran Chaudhari, MD Ph.D., Coordinator, MSTAR, at Kiran.Chaudhari@unthsc.edu OR Dr. Janice Knebl, DO MBA, Director, Center for Geriatrics at Janice.Knebl@unthsc.edu

Student Fee Advisory Meeting

 

Student Fee Advisory Meeting
In accordance with Senate Bill No. 5: Article 7, all SFAC meetings are open and meeting dates, times, place and subject matter will be posted online and in the Daily News at least 72 hours before a meeting is convened.
Upcoming Meetings:
Monday, February 10th 12:00 – 1:00 pm EAD 291
Monday, February 24th 12:00 – 1:00 pm EAD 291
Thursday, February 27th 12:00 – 1:00 pm EAD 291

TCOM Student Support Group meets tonight at 5:30 p.m.

 

Medical school can be stressful. Sometimes we need a little more support. We would like to invite you to join the TCOM Student Support Group. This is a student run group that meets to share our stories and support each other through the good and bad. We will meet in a safe space for you to get things off your chest. You will have the chance to develop communication skills, gain new perspectives and self-reflect.
The meetings are every 2nd & 4th Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in EAD 719.

If you have any questions feel free to contact any of the group facilitators:
Amanda Plein, OMS-III aep0148@my.unthsc.edu
Tricia Colucci, OMS-II psc0059@my.unthsc.edu
Ivy Do, OMS-II ald0264@my.unthsc.edu
Pete Newman, OMS-II peter.newman@my.unthsc.edu

Nathalie Sumien, PhD to Deliver Outstanding Graduate Faculty Seminar

 

Each year at UNT Health Science Center, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Graduate Student Association proudly sponsor the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Seminar Series. The graduate student body annually selects one outstanding faculty member who is invited to present his or her research efforts in a public seminar. This seminar series was created to foster an understanding of the long-term research efforts of the award recipients. Recipients are selected based on their commitment to the ideals of higher education, involvement in graduate education and dedication to the student body. This remains the highest honor bestowed upon a member of the GSBS faculty.

This year’s Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member is Nathalie Sumien, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Neuroscience. Dr. Sumien will present a seminar entitled “Testing interventions to promote healthy brain aging… with a little help from my graduate students” on Wednesday, February 26, at 3:00 p.m. in Luibel Hall (EAD-108). You are cordially invited to attend the seminar and the reception honoring Dr. Sumien immediately following.

Talisa Silzer to Present Dissertation Research Proposal

 

In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Talisa Silzer will present a research proposal seminar entitled, “CognOMICs: Genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic signatures of cognitive impairment” on February 26, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in CBH-220. The campus community is invited to attend. A private defense with the advisory committee will immediately follow the seminar.

Talisa Silzer is a doctoral student in Genetics under the supervision of Nicole Phillips, Ph.D., Assistant Professor.

Paid summer research opportunity for TCOM students- Medical Student Training in Aging Research – MSTAR – Applications Open

 

UNTHSC- MSTAR program: Institute level program sponsored by IHA.

Deadline for application is March 1st, 2020 (midnight).

We are seeking applications from TCOM students for the Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program administered by the Institute for Healthy Aging (IHA) at UNTHSC. This is a paid summer research opportunity with a $1000 stipend. The MSTAR-IHA program will provide TCOM students (who will have completed Year-I by June 2020) an educational experience in geriatrics clinics and aging-related research, under the guidance of top experts in geriatrics and aging. The students will participate in Clinical shadowing in geriatrics that will be counted towards the TCOM Year-II preceptor requirement. The students will be introduced to research and academic experiences early in their training that they might not otherwise have during medical school. This is 6-week structured research, clinical preceptor in geriatrics, appropriate to their level of training and interests. Research projects are offered in clinical/basic/ translational or health services research relevant to older people. The scholars will do their training and research during the summer of 2020. The students will compete for a total of 6 awards.
Students will be notified on 15th March 2020 regarding selection.
Program dates June 8th  – July 17th, 2020. (Tentative dates depend on the TCOM schedule. Might vary by 1 week.)

If you have any further questions or need guidance with the application, please contact Dr. Kiran Chaudhari, MD Ph.D., Coordinator, MSTAR, at Kiran.Chaudhari@unthsc.edu OR Dr. Janice Knebl, DO MBA, Director, Center for Geriatrics at Janice.Knebl@unthsc.edu