TCU and UNT Health Science Center to create new medical school

The MD program will strengthen the team model of education that puts patients at the center of care.

Thomas Yorio

Provost stepping down after 40 years at UNTHSC

  Glaucoma researcher Thomas Yorio, PhD, who was instrumental in the transformation of UNT Health Science Center from a medical college into a graduate university with multiple schools, is stepping down as Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs effective Friday, Oct. 21. UNTHSC will conduct a national search to fill Dr. Yorio’s position. Claire Peel, PhD, PT,...Read more

Oct 18, 2016


New students consider public health myths, perceptions

By Sally Crocker   Incoming School of Public Health graduate students were confronted recently by their perceptions of different public health concentrations and the overall field. Prior to attending the interprofessional education event, the 47 new students were asked to complete a survey of their own backgrounds, academic concentrations, how they would rank statements about com...Read more

Oct 17, 2016

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The multi-generational geriatrician

By Jan Jarvis   At a glance The trend Americans are living longer. The average life expectancy in the United States is now 78. The need By 2030, about 30,000 geriatricians will be needed to care for 21 million older Americans. It is projected that 30 percent of the 65-plus population will need to be cared for by a geriatrician. The value Geriatricians are trained to cons...Read more

Oct 7, 2016

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‘Curiosity and perseverance’

By Jan Jarvis   Most tweens spend their free time playing video games, posting pics or taking selfies. Ruhani Ahluwalia, 12, spends her time doing research at UNT Health Science Center that could one day lead to a better method for cancer treatment with minimal side effects. “I just really like science and want to learn how the body works,” said Ruhani, who lives in Arli...Read more

Oct 4, 2016