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HSC School of Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Keisa Mathis
  • Education
| May 2, 2022

2022 Faculty Achievement Award winner announced

On Wednesday, Dr. Keisa Mathis, assistant professor of physiology and anatomy at the School of Biomedical Sciences, was awarded The...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • Education
| February 18, 2022

New accelerator program focused on physical therapy, rehabilitation will invest in 10 early-stage startups a year

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has received $4.8 million in funding from The City of Fort Worth and Tarrant County to start a physical therapy-focused accelerator program with Techstars, a global investment business...

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  • Education
| October 13, 2021

HSC PA student launches amazing career amidst a global pandemic

By Sally Crocker and Steven Bartolotta Shannon Swickard knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care early on in her academic journey.  That career path was an easy choice because she had a cherished role model – her...

Students in white coats
  • Education
| August 19, 2021

More than 400 HSC students to participate in Aug. 20 White Coat Ceremony

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) will present white coats to more than 400 students during a rite of passage ceremony for future health care providers at Will Rogers Memorial Center Auditorium on Aug. 20 at 9 a.m.   Students from the Physician...

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  • Our People
| June 8, 2020

HSC Professor to chair a national group on the impact of COVID-19

By Jan Jarvis Dr. Yasser Salem, Professor of Physical Therapy, has been appointed to chair a national group that will focus on identifying the impact of COVID-19 on children with disability, their families and professionals working with them. He will...

Dr. Claire Peel Animal Assisted Dog Therapy Training.
  • Education
| February 11, 2020

Students learn to use animals to improve patient outcomes

By Diane Smith Cokeita’s wavy hair spilled on the ground at the feet of several physical therapy students – she had no idea her tresses were a source of inspiration. The students pondered a class assignment: How could they incorporate...

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  • Our People
| December 5, 2019

Powerlifter competes on world stage as he eyes a future in physical therapy

By Diane Smith Charles Okpoko’s 2020 goals are taking him to England where he hopes to earn a Champion of Champions title in powerlifting – a sport that has him hoisting hundreds of pounds for fun. Okpoko juggles life, training...

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  • Education
| June 20, 2019

International trip an empathetic experience for PT students

By Alex Branch   Treating impoverished people in Costa Rica gave UNT Health Science Center physical therapy students real-life lessons in compassion and the diverse needs of others. Nine first- and second-year students helped treat and provide health education to...

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  • Our People
| April 26, 2019

PT students dominate volleyball, soccer and softball at state Olympics

By Alex Branch UNT Health Science Center physical therapy students brought home the gold medal in three sports from the Texas PT Olympics. Our PT students finished 1stin sand volleyball, softball and soccer at the annual event held at UT...

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  • Education
| February 26, 2019

PA students win Challenge Bowl — again

By Alex Branch   Students in the Physician Assistant Studies Program once have again proved that UNT Health Science Center truly does recruit the best and the brightest. UNTHSC PA students won the statewide Challenge Bowl competition at the Texas...