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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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Med Students receiving stethoscopes

Stethoscopes that carry special meaning

By Alex Branch   Medical students reach many memorable milestones on their journeys to becoming doctors and receiving their first stethoscope is one of them. Learn more about the TCOM stethoscope program. But the stethoscopes awarded to 232 new Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students this week came with extra meaning — all were sponsored and paid for by g...Read more

Aug 19, 2016

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Research initiative brings ASU students to campus

By Jan Jarvis   Four Alabama State University students spent their summer conducting prostate cancer research at UNT Health Science Center as part of a collaborative initiative that benefits both institutions. A $295,481 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense is funding the initiative, which focuses on training underrepresented students and combating the problem of health disp...Read more

Aug 19, 2016

Santosh Thapa

GSBS student selected to study global disease threats

By Jan Jarvis PhD candidate Santosh Thapa will get a global perspective on Ebola, dengue fever, antimicrobial resistance and other threats when he travels to Sweden to participate in a European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control program. The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student has been selected to attend the September program as a fellow of the European Society of Clini...Read more

Aug 16, 2016

Liam ONeill in China

Hospitals with mostly private rooms found to have lower infection risk

By Sally Crocker   Hospitals with mostly private patient rooms experience a lower risk for central-line patient infections, according to a study by a researcher at the UNTHSC School of Public Health. Liam O’Neill, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy, and a student cohort studied 1.2 million patients treated in 292 Texas hospitals in 2013. “The findings show...Read more

Aug 16, 2016