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  • Research
| October 5, 2021

HSC College of Pharmacy’s research ranking rose to No. 36 in the U.S.

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Increased grant funding at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, College of Pharmacy helped push its institutional total research ranking up from No. 54 in the nation to No. 36, according to a listing published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).   The College’s total funded research grants reached more than...

Dr. Annesha White
  • Community
| September 3, 2021

Whole health: How pharmacists are working to bridge health disparities

By Krista Roberts   Even as pharmacists help patients fight COVID-19, they are looking for ways to solve health disparities – a societal ill that plagues communities nationwide. Every day pharmacists are helping patients with COVID-19 and the delta variant,...

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  • 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...

Melissa Lewis
  • Community
| May 24, 2021

2021 Faculty Achievement Award honorees announced 

By Krista Roberts HSC faculty experienced a year like no other, but they continued to excel during extraordinary circumstances with great determination, resilience and dedication.  Each year, Faculty Achievement Award finalists are recognized for exemplary performance in at least three of...

Recent HSC Class of 2021 grad, Dr. Samantha Watson
  • Education
| May 19, 2021

Pharmacy graduate overcomes difficult journey to fulfill her dreams

By Krista Roberts  When Samantha Watson was in middle school, she dreamed of becoming a doctor. Through many ups, downs and detours along the way, she realized her dream Friday when she finally held that title, Doctor of Pharmacy, from the HSC College of Pharmacy.   “It’s very surreal,” Watson said....

HSC students volunteer to conduct student eye screenings. (left to right) second-year student pharmacists, Meredith Kenerley, Kelli Mosley and TCOM first-year student, Salma Omar
  • Community
| May 13, 2021

NTERI and HSC students continue critical eye screenings during pandemic

By Krista Roberts  The North Texas Eye Research Institute (NTERI) is making an impact...

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  • Education
| March 30, 2021

Women’s History Month 2021

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, HSC College of Pharmacy would like to recognize the immense contributions and significant gains women are making in the pharmacy profession. According to a 2019 National Pharmacist Workforce Study, the pharmacy profession...

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  • Research
| March 10, 2021

A new collaboration to better understand Keratoconus Dystrophy

Drs. Dimitrios Karamichos and Melissa Petersen at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, are teaming with DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) Biobank in Ohio to find clues about Keratoconus Dystrophy. Their research will help better identify individuals with Down syndrome who are at risk of the...

Dr. Hongli Wu
  • Research
| January 8, 2021

HSC researcher sees potential for retinal protection with new research grant

A large number of veterans and military members experience eye trauma and potential vision loss due to service-related injuries. With the support of a research grant from the Department of Defense (DoD), researcher Dr. Hongli Wu is on the cusp of developing a delivery agent to protect those ailments.  ...

Dr. Annesha White
  • Education
| January 6, 2021

Pharmacy faculty inspires growing leadership through innovation

By Arnessa Blanks Innovation is key when building new systems in the pharmacy industry and can be crucial to maintaining quality of life and potentially prolonging it. Students in the HSC College of Pharmacy PHAR 7335 class participated in the 2020 Innovation Challenge project to practice innovation and...