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Honored for service to physical therapy

By Alex Branch Two UNT Health Science Center physical therapy professors received the highest service awards at the national meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. Yasser Salem, PT, PhD, Interim Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, was presented the Leadership in Service Award by the association’s Aquatic Section. The award recognizes a physical therapist who dem...Read more

Feb 28, 2017

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Keeping Cowtown runners safe

By Alex Branch   The UNT Health Science Center medical team at the Cowtown Marathon will use a new digital tool to keep runners healthy and safe this weekend. Volunteers will use RaceSafe, an app that streamlines information sharing between runners and medical volunteers, when more than 26,000 people race, said Darrin D’Agostino, DO, Cowtown Medical Director and UNT Health Science...Read more

Feb 24, 2017

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Bone-marrow donation to save a life

By Cari Hyden   Saving lives is what health professionals do. Sometimes, an IT guy gets a crack at it, too. In donating bone marrow to a leukemia patient, Michael Hollis, Senior Systems Analyst, may have saved that patient’s life. It all started last June when Hollis visited the UNTHSC Wellness Solutions Fair. Passing the Be the Match bone-marrow table, he saw team members usin...Read more

Feb 21, 2017

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Public Health graduate finds international calling

By Sally Crocker   Etienne Jaime (MPH ’16) found a path to helping underserved Nicaraguan communities through last year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) conference. The School of Public Health graduate networked with presenters and connected with staff from AMOS Health and Hope, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health of communities suffering from p...Read more

Feb 20, 2017