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  • Our People
| September 28, 2022

Exploring the stories of epidemiology to find public health solutions

Working in epidemiology is like solving a puzzle or telling a story. Epidemiologists are often called “disease detectives,” using research, analysis and communication to investigate the causes of a public health concern and look...

Dr. Yockey Scaled
  • Our People
| September 27, 2022

Is adolescent gambling a concern? HSC researcher Dr. Andrew Yockey says yes

A new study on adolescent gambling and associated health behavior risks by HSC public health researcher Dr. Andrew Yockey was published in the Journal of Gambling Issues. The piece presents concerns for parents of students ages 12-17 who have interests...

Godoy family standing in front of the letters HSC
  • Our People
| September 23, 2022

Bridging the gap and breaking barriers, how HSC helped train a TCOM student to serve her community

Brenda Godoy got the email on January 26 and was in total disbelief. It was a fake. There’s no way this was this real. Surely, the mistake would be fixed, and Godoy would get a follow-up email saying she had...

Dr. Licciardone
  • Our People
| September 20, 2022

How TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone helped advance osteopathic medicine with King Charles III 

It was early February in 2008 when John Licciardone, DO, MS, MBA, FACPM hopped into a hackney carriage in London, commonly known as a taxi, for a ride to the airport after giving the keynote presentation at a conference. The...

Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD, FACP, CPE, FIDSA
  • Research
| September 19, 2022

HRSA awards $3 million grant to HSC

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently was awarded a $3 million grant to address the growing shortage of health care workers who care for people with HIV. The scope of the work — funded...

TCOM and College of Pharmacy Student Org Leaders
  • Education
| September 16, 2022

Students from HSC’s College of Pharmacy and TCOM collaborate for simulation training

More than 100 students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and HSC’s College of Pharmacy participated in a joint interprofessional simulation. The goal of the exercise was to promote...

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  • On Campus
| September 15, 2022

World’s first physical health accelerator program begins in Fort Worth

Representatives from 10 of the world’s most innovative startups have converged on Fort Worth this week to revolutionize the physical health industry through new technology as part of a first-of-its-kind physical health accelerator. The University of North Texas Health Science...

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  • Education
| September 14, 2022

TCOM celebrates 500th student to pass CPPS (TM) certification exam

In just two short years, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has brought patient safety into the medical school curriculum, offering a course specifically designed to prepare students for the...

Dr. Sylvia Trent Adams
  • Our People
| September 12, 2022

HSC confirms Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams as new president

Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams has spent her entire career blazing new trails. Before joining The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in 2020, she was the first Black woman to...

Dr. Shafik Dharamsi
  • Our People
| September 8, 2022

Meet Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, new Dean of the School of Public Health 

The HSC School of Public Health recently welcomed Dean Shafik Dharamsi, Ph.D.  Dr. Dharamsi brings more than 25 years of transdisciplinary and international teaching, research and leadership experience to his new role. Born in Tanzania, he is a first-generation college...