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| May 12, 2016

Pharmacy professor helps make policies safeguarding health 

By Betsy Friauf   Annesha White, PhD, is passionate about improving health care and reducing its cost. She’s Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy in the UNT System College of Pharmacy. Her research focus is on reducing the medication...

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  • Education
| April 28, 2016

Lessons to keep kids safe

By Jan Jarvis   After listening to a presentation on over-the-counter medicine safety, 10-year-old Kamila Allen was confident she could make the right choices the next time she needed relief from a cold. “You should never take over-the-counter drugs by...

Myron Jacobson
  • Research
| February 29, 2016

Pharmacy Dean receives national research honor

By Jan Jarvis As a graduate student in the late 1960s, Myron Jacobson thought vitamin B3 was old news and hardly worth his time. Never could he have envisioned that the inexpensive over-the-counter supplement would launch a career that includes...

  • Education
| August 18, 2015

A passion for service

Welcome to a new class The UNT System College of Pharmacy, located on the campus of UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth, welcomed a new class of 110 students last week. In total, we’re educating 270 pharmacists of the...

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  • Research
| July 17, 2015

Stopping a disabling eye disease

What if you couldn’t see well enough to drive, read or cook, or even recognize the face of your child or best friend? That happens to many people who have age-related macular degeneration (AMD). About 15 million Americans have the...

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  • Education
| February 12, 2015

Student pharmacists sharpen patient-communication skills

Your pharmacist isn't much of a pill-counter anymore. Chances are good that a technician does that while your pharmacist educates patients about their health and helps them learn how best to integrate medication into their total treatment plan. "When you...

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  • Education
| December 15, 2014

A bandage to treat skin cancer

Sun lovers are bombarded daily by warnings about the cancer dangers posed by their passion. But researchers now are offering hope to patients with skin cancer that they could be treated one day with a radioactive bandage containing exactly the...

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  • Education
| October 28, 2014

For pharmacists, it’s back to the future

Tomorrow's pharmacists will do far more than "count, pour, lick and stick." They'll choose medications for specific patients, decide the dose, read lab results, examine patients, give vaccinations and more. "It's ‘back to the future,'" said Myron Jacobson, PhD, Dean...

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  • Community
| June 25, 2014

UNT Health Science Center to close for Independence Day

The UNT Health Science Center and all UNT Health clinics will be closed on Friday for the Independence Day holiday. Fitness Center also will be closed on Friday. The Lewis Library will have abbreviated hours on Thursday and Friday. Have...

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  • Education
| June 11, 2014

Leading the way in interprofessional education

Interprofessional Practice Event Collaborative Solutions to Improve Patient Outcomes June 13, 2014 8 a.m. to noon at UNT Health Science Center Local, state and national leaders in interprofessional health care education and delivery will share their knowledge. CME credit available....