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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.


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Lisa Smith, Dan Burgard, Myriam Martinez-Banuelos

Improving access to trustworthy health information

By Jeff Carlton   A UNT Health Science Center team is working to improve access to authoritative health information for 40 million Americans who live in Texas and surrounding states after securing a vital new role in a national network of medical libraries. Under a new grant, the Gibson D. Le...Read more

Apr 29, 2016

pharmacy students teach kids about medication safety

Lessons to keep kids safe

By Jan Jarvis   After listening to a presentation on over-the-counter medicine safety, 10-year-old Kamila Allen was confident she could make the right choices the next time she needed relief from a cold. “You should never take over-the-counter drugs by yourself because you could end up in t...Read more

Apr 28, 2016

Courtney Searles at WHO headquarters

Student’s inspiration leads to WHO internship

[caption id="attachment_200396143" align="alignright" width="300"] Courtney Searles with Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health organization[/caption] By Sally Crocker UNTHSC student Courtney Searles decided to study public health because of her dad. Her father, diagnosed ...Read more

Apr 27, 2016

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A discovery that could protect the eye and the brain

By Jan Jarvis UNT Health Science Center eye researchers have discovered a chemical that may help prevent irreversible vision loss caused by glaucoma and other retinal diseases. Nerves in the inner retina carry signals through the optic nerve to the brain for vision recognition, said Abe Clark, PhD., Executive Direct...Read more

Apr 22, 2016