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TCOM Student re-appointed to national student organization’s board

By Steven Bartolotta Sabri Zooper’s work on a national level for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) and osteopathic medicine is continuing for another year. The fourth-year TCOM student has been re-appointed to the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Board of Directors for a second year as the National Osteopathic Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson. Zooper will serv...Read more

Jul 26, 2021

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TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives grant from the American Osteopathic Association

By Steven Bartolotta The American Osteopathic Association has awarded a $100,000 grant to Dr. John Licciardone, Executive Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry for the research project entitled “Osteopathic vs Allopathic Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain: A Longitudinal Study of Long-Term Outcomes and the Role of Osteopathic Manipu...Read more

Jul 26, 2021

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.

HSC to sponsor Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science award by the Fort Worth Independent School District

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is working with the Fort Worth Independent School District to reward outstanding educators by sponsoring the Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science.   Sponsorships from community partners and local businesses salute great teachers while also giving them an honorar...Read more

Jul 22, 2021

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TCOM alumni share osteopathic medicine’s impact on Olympic Games 

By Steven Bartolotta   The bus in Manchester, England was full of Team USA basketball superstars and waiting for one more to climb aboard. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus Dr. Paul Saenz was sitting next to the last empty seat on the bus and, when the late superstar sat down next to him, he introduced himself: “I’m the team doctor for San Antonio Spurs, n...Read more

Jul 20, 2021

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Health literacy and HSC, building the foundation for healthy people across all communities

By Sally Crocker Imagine trying to safely navigate the COVID-19 pandemic while living in a rural community with limited internet access and being unable to go online to keep up with changing health guidance. Or if English wasn’t your native language and you had to translate urgent health information needed to protect your family. Think about the shared experiences of people around the ...Read more

Jul 19, 2021

Amy Raines Milenkov, Drph Asst. Professor Obstetrics & Gyneology

Saving Texas lives: How HSC Healthy Start helps mothers and babies

By Diane Smith-Pinckney When experts delve into data on infant and maternal mortality, they find troubling trends.  In Texas, Non-Hispanic Black mothers and infants “have significantly higher rates in infant mortality preterm birth, low birth weight, pregnancy-related depression and severe maternal morbidity than do other racial or ethnic groups,” according to the Texas Hea...Read more

Jul 13, 2021