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MHA program earns seven-year CAHME re-accreditation

By Sally Crocker [caption id="attachment_200402326" align="alignright" width="200"] Dr. Stephan Davis[/caption] The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has achieved the highest, seven-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The HS...Read more

Nov 25, 2020

Dr. Brandy Schwarz

50 Heroes: Dr. Brandy Schwarz

Both inside and outside the HSC walls, Dr. Brandy Schwarz has earned a reputation for rising to every challenge.  To her students, she is a sought-after mentor and role model.  To her faculty colleagues, she is an innovator and collaborator.  And to her community (which stretches to all corners of the globe), she is a true servant leader. Schwarz, who joined the Department ...Read more

Nov 23, 2020

Dr. John Gibson

He beat COVID-19, but can rural health care?

By Steven Bartolotta It started on Sunday night, October 25. Dr. John Gibson, TCOM’s Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education, had been battling typical fall allergies, but then he lost is sense of smell…then his taste. He knew something was wrong. Dr. Gibson tested positive for COVID-19 days later but, even worse, so did his entire household, which included his 64-year old wife a...Read more

Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Erika Thompson

HSC researcher, collaborators help homeless mothers and children find their road back

By Sally Crocker  Hundreds of thousands of families across the U.S. struggle with homelessness each year. Living on the streets, in cars, at shelters or temporarily bunking up with others poses many risks and challenges, greatly intensified this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Erika Thompson, PhD, Assistant Professor at the HSC School of Public Health and Maternal and Child Health MPH...Read more

Nov 19, 2020

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Startups will be critical to Tarrant County’s economic recovery, study finds

By Alex Branch Startup businesses have a substantial impact on job creation in Tarrant County and could be a key to the recovery from the economic fallout of COVID-19, according to new research funded by The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth. New companies — defined as businesses zero to 1 year old — created 25,157 jobs in 2018 and m...Read more

Nov 17, 2020

Carla Johnson

50 Heroes: Carla Johnson

Knowledgeable. Compassionate. Fair. Honest. Visionary.  A person described using any one of these words would be flattered.  Colleagues of Carla Johnson, however, used all of these descriptors when asked about a leader who has made the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences her home for nearly 28 years.  “Carla is a true advocate for students,” commented one colleague. “Sh...Read more

Nov 16, 2020