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Alan Stucky Unt Health Science Center Fc

‘Anyone can save a life’

By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose. He does this in loving memory of his son, Holden. On Sept. 25, 2017, Holden Stucky, 24, died from an opioid overdose. The U...Read more

Jan 23, 2020

Students Arm In Arm Unt Health Science Center Fc

UNTHSC and Quest Diagnostics announce collaboration to accelerate health care research

UNT Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, have formed a unique collaboration that converges data, research and technologies to help improve prevention and treatment for individuals at high-risk for preventable diseases, such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. UNTHSC and Quest will focus on spearheading novel tech...Read more

Jan 21, 2020

Denise Hernandez Holds Her Daughter Abigail Celia Hernandez, 6 Months Old.

Health literacy can save your life

By Jan Jarvis If anyone can navigate through the complex health care system, it is Dr. Dan McCoy. A physician and President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Dr. McCoy knows his way around a hospital. But when his 93–year-old father fell and broke his hip, Dr. McCoy was ensnared by a system that failed his family. When an elderly person fractures a hip, the risk of life-threatenin...Read more

Jan 21, 2020

Phillip Saperstein Unt Health Sceince Center Fc

50 Heroes: Dr. Paul Saperstein

Dr. Saperstein provided empathetic, high-quality care to countless patients at the UNTHSC Patient Care Clinic on East Seminary Drive. He retired in 2010. A U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Saperstein operated a private practice in Kansas City, Mo., and Fort Worth prior to joining UNTHSC. At HSC, Dr. Saperstein was a professor and faculty member in the Department of Family Medicine and a physician at the ...Read more

Jan 20, 2020

Dhan Rimal Fitsteps For Life Unt Health Science Center Fc

Increasing your odds of beating cancer

By Jan Jarvis FitSteps for Life at UNTHSC Learn more about how to participate in FitSteps for Life at UNT Health Science Center. Learn More Four months after undergoing surgery to remove much of his right lung, Phil Moroneso steps on a treadmill and walks at a slow, steady pace. At 74, the lung cancer survivor does not expect to win any races. Just showin...Read more

Jan 16, 2020

Everett Luibel Beyer Unt Health Science Center Fc

50 Heroes: D.D. Beyer, Dr. George Luibel and Dr. Carl Everett

More than 50 years ago, three Fort Worth physicians had a vision. Dr. D.D. Beyer, Dr. George Luibel and Dr. Carl Everett imagined building an osteopathic medical school from scratch to deliver high-quality health care in Fort Worth. Thanks to the grit, courage and innovative thinking of the school’s founders and supporters, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine welcomed its first class o...Read more

Jan 13, 2020