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  • Community
| December 21, 2020

Retirees leave lasting imprint on HSC College of Pharmacy 

  This month, three College of Pharmacy professors are retiring, but their contributions to the college have made a permanent imprint on the college’s success and...

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  • Our People
| December 21, 2020

The artists of HSC

By Jan Jarvis Think the soul of an artist and the mind of a scientist cannot co-exist in the same body? Think again. Leonardo da Vinci straddled both worlds. For Salvador Dali, quantum mechanics was as captivating as the canvas. Psychologists say art...

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  • Our People
| October 22, 2020

Pharmacy student finds universal language through magic

By Arnessa Blanks, Communications Intern  Fourth-year pharmacy student, Rohit Sampat, never thought his love of magic would help him in his pursuit to become a pharmacist.  Sampat says preparing for magic shows and interacting with different people has helped him tremendously as he prepares...

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  • Education
| October 20, 2020

Goldman Scholar dreams of owning a pharmacy and helping the underserved

By Krista Roberts Iman Zidan has big aspirations. Her ultimate goal is to own her own pharmacy to serve the less fortunate. “I continue to push myself everyday so that I am one step closer to successfully serving and giving back to my...

College of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff
  • On Campus
| October 9, 2020

Celebrate pharmacists’ contributions to health care this month

It's a great time to thank a pharmacist.  October is designated American Pharmacists Month by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and October 19-23 is National Pharmacy Week, hosted by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The events shine a light on the important contributions pharmacists make to health care and...

Dr. Xiaowei Dong
  • Education
| September 8, 2020

HSC researcher receives $1.8 million grant for work on technology to enhance oral absorption of water-insoluble drugs

Xiaowei Dong, Associate Professor and P1 Curriculum Director at HSC College of Pharmacy, was recently awarded the Maximizing Investigators' Resource Award (MIRA-R35) to continue her research into technologies that improve the effectiveness of oral drugs. Dr. Dong received the five-year, $1.8 million award from National Institutes of General Medical Sciences at the National...

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  • Education
| June 25, 2020

HSC offers first-ever Certificate in Pharmacometrics

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering students a new specialty certification that will give them a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. The Certificate in Pharmacometrics program, offered...

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  • Community
| June 12, 2020

Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price to HSC students, faculty: ‘Give yourself a pat on the back’

By Diane Smith Students and faculty volunteers from The University of North Texas Health Center at Fort Worth were recognized by Mayor Betsy Price for establishing the first community-based COVID-19 testing site in the city. “To all of you, you...

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  • COVID-19
| May 6, 2020

HSC System College of Pharmacy examines 4 COVID-19 myths

Compiled by Crystal Howell, PharmD, BCIDP, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy, UNT System College of Pharmacy MYTH 1: If I don’t have a fever, I don’t have COVID-19. A fever is roughly 100.4° F sustained over an hour, or greater...

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  • COVID-19
| April 30, 2020

Pharmacists are fighting on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic

By Diane Smith Managing medicines, counseling patients, giving flu shots and checking glucose is the everyday work of pharmacists. But as the nation fights coronavirus, the work of these healthcare professionals has been expanded by the federal government to include...