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Hsc Students And Staff In Regional Simulation Center
  • Education
| June 23, 2022

HSC opens Regional Simulation Center with fully immersive VR rooms

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth made history on Thursday with the opening of the first immersive virtual reality simulation center in Texas. A ribbon-cutting ceremony — featuring Dr. Michael R. Williams, chancellor of the...

Ruth Roman
  • Our People
| June 22, 2022

Former federal employee hired as new EVP and COO at HSC

To say Ruth Roman has been at the center of high-level decisions would be an understatement. In her role as the executive officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, her leadership produced positive outcomes that have rippled...

Anna Galvin
  • Education
| June 21, 2022

Texas nurse follows her heart to public health, where doctoral degree leads to top-ranking postgrad fellowship

Graduating Ph.D. student Anna Galvin, MSN, RN, would like more nurses to know how great a fit public health is to their profession. “If I could convince more nurses to build their public health background and perspective, I would. Nursing and...

Destinie Settlemyre
  • Education
| June 21, 2022

TCOM student wins first place at JPS Research and Quality Symposium

When Destinie Settlemyre got the news, she knew she was in the right place doing the right thing. Settlemyre, a rising third-year student with the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine won first place in the Original Research Poster competition at...

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  • Community
| June 15, 2022

Supportive environment boosts mental health of LGBTQ+ people

Justin Dam, a second-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, said that prior to coming out, he feared that friends and family would no longer accept him. “That...

Noah Peeri
  • Community
| June 14, 2022

Epidemiology PhD grad heads to top-ranked Sloan Kettering for health disparities fellowship and next exciting career step

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Ph.D. graduate Noah Peeri is off to an exciting postdoctoral fellowship program with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York — one of the world’s leading institutions in...

Esther Annan Hsc Public Health Student
  • Community
| June 13, 2022

PhD epidemiology graduate scores prestigious postdoctoral fellowship at Princeton

Esther Annan is moving to Princeton this summer.   The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Public Health student will complete her PhD in epidemiology in June 2022. She will then leave for a prestigious postdoctoral...

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Community
| June 13, 2022

How worried should you be about monkeypox?

The chances of most Americans contracting monkeypox are slim, says an epidemiology expert at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Public Health.   Dr. Diana Cervantes, an assistant professor and director of HSC’s Master...

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  • Education
| May 27, 2022

More than 680 students walk the stage during HSC commencement 

More than 680 students celebrated commencement day Wednesday for The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. For a select few, the path to the Dickies Arena stage was wrought with unique obstacles and divergent trails. The...

Andrew Yockey, HSC Public Health
  • Research
| May 27, 2022

Special K in the clubs? Controlled substance ketamine makes its way into nightlife scenes

Ketamine, a veterinary anesthetic introduced in 1962 and FDA-approved under limited conditions for humans in 1970, has made its way into today’s nightclub and festival scenes. The drug has even been used in unauthorized circumstances by law enforcement for its...