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Under the influence: More adults over 65 driving after drinking or drug use

By Sally Crocker An estimated 3% of adults over age 65 are driving under the influence of alcohol, according to one of the first research studies to delve into an emerging national concern. Experts said this statistic is especially worrisome given that older Americans are already more prone to higher crash rates and accident-related deaths due to aging. The study, recently publ...Read more

Sep 22, 2021

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.

Inaugural Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award spotlights trailblazers who are advancing health equity

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is joining the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine (SHLI), and YouTube in celebrating the first recipient of the Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award. The inaugural award honors Garth N. Graham, M.D., M.P.H., Director and Global Head of Health...Read more

Sep 16, 2021

TCOM Academic Student Navigator, Paloma Bermudez, MS

Hispanic Heritage Month offers history lessons while celebrating diversity

By Diane Smith-Pinckney For Alex Fernandez, connecting with his Cuban-American roots is a lifelong lesson.  “The more I learn, the more I appreciate where I came from,” said Fernandez, a Student Services Coordinator in the Office of Care and Civility at The University of North Texas Health Science at Fort Worth (HSC).  Fernandez, who grew up in Miami, said highlighting the t...Read more

Sep 16, 2021

Jeremy Joseph, Assistant Director for the Office of Care and Civility at HSC.

At HSC, saving lives means making suicide everyone’s business

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Every 11 minutes there is a death by suicide in the United States.  In 2019, more than 47,500 people died of suicide and 1.4 million attempted suicide, according to statistics gathered by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Experts at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) are working to prevent suicides. Wh...Read more

Sep 10, 2021

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In their own words: TCOM family shares memories of 9-11 terrorist attacks

By Steven Bartolotta Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing during the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.  This Sept. 11 marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington D.C. and the crash of a hijacked airplane in a field in Pennsylvania.   The attacks gripped a nation and tou...Read more

Sep 9, 2021

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TCOM’s longstanding partnership with Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth nears milestone

By Steven Bartolotta Nancy Eder, RN, and Darry Meyer, DO were doing yard work and having a simple conversation between neighbors when an idea to help children turned into the beginning of a community partnership.  “Darry Meyer was my next-door neighbor at the time, and he was a student at TCOM,” said Eder. “One Saturday morning I shared with him that, we (Fort Worth Diocese...Read more

Sep 9, 2021