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.

Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building

Breaking ground on UNTHSC’s future

By Jeff Carlton   When it opens in 2018, the building going up along Camp Bowie Boulevard will be more than just the first new research facility at UNT Health Science Center in 14 years. Housed inside an exterior of precast concrete, limestone walls and glass panels will be a building whose very design reflects the Health Science Center’s approach to teamwork in education, research...Read more

Oct 24, 2016


Alum and educator selected President-elect of AOA

By Alex Branch   Mark A. Baker, DO, a UNT Health Science Center alumnus and educator, has been voted President-elect of the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Baker, a recently retired radiologist, will assume the presidency in July 2017. The association represents more than 123,000 osteopathic physicians and medical students nationwide. He will be the first Texas physicia...Read more

Oct 24, 2016


Public Health alum ‘making a difference in the world’

By Alex Branch   Michael Foster, MPH, (School of Public Health ’07) is an experienced public health scientist who spends half of each year overseas battling disease and health disparities. That has led to some rough moments in the field. During his first trip to Nigeria, he dodged gunfire, was robbed three times and fell so ill from malaria that he found himself bedridden in...Read more

Oct 21, 2016

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