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Dr. Ralph Willard

50 Heroes: Dr. Ralph Willard

During his tenure at HSC Fort Worth, Dr. Ralph Willard helped establish education, research and community service as the pillars that support the institution’s commitment to finding solutions for a healthier community, preventing disease and fostering a collaborative learning environment. They are the ideas woven into the fabric of the Health Science Center you see today. In 1975, Dr. ...Read more

Jul 13, 2020

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HSC’s FitWorth providing dairy, produce for Fort Worth’s food insecure families

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s FitWorth program is partnering with GoFresh to provide boxes of food to hungry families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration will supply families with dairy and produce through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. FitWorth will dis...Read more

Jul 8, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Arthur Eisenberg

So many families with missing loved ones received closure thanks to Arthur “Art” Eisenberg. A pioneer in bringing DNA typing into both paternity testing and the field of forensic genetics, Dr. Eisenberg helped establish the UNT Center for Human Identification as well as The University of North Texas Health Science Center’s graduate program for forensic genetics. Under his leadership, t...Read more

Jul 6, 2020

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Navigating through July 4th and the summer of COVID-19

By Sally Crocker In light of new state guidelines issued last week, HSC public health expert Diana Cervantes offers some tips on how to conduct July 4th gatherings and other summertime activities with friends and family. The advice comes after the Texas Governor’s Office closed bars and certain others businesses and reduced indoor restaurant capacity to 50 percent as the state experien...Read more

Jun 30, 2020

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Food insecurity concerns heighten for many as COVID-19 again surges

By Sally Crocker New HSC faculty member Charlotte Noble, PhD, MPH, and her family moved from Florida to Fort Worth in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when little was yet known about the reach of the virus, its outcomes and how long it would last. Months later, as states like Texas and others are seeing a serious resurgence of the virus, leading to heightened concerns for the pub...Read more

Jun 29, 2020

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50 Heroes: Mayor Betsy Price

Mayor Betsy Price and HSC share a mission to create solutions for a healthier community. Price, first elected Mayor in 2011, has consistently promoted strategies and activities that improve the fitness, health and well-being of Fort Worth residents. Her devotion to elevating the city’s overall health makes her a dynamic and natural partner for the Health Science Center. Mayor Price and...Read more

Jun 29, 2020