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  • Patient Care
| July 8, 2022

Changing lifestyles and saving lives: How one osteopathic physician might just change health care

Dante Paredes, DO, looked his patient straight in the eye and with a stern tone told him he simply had two choices. He could either make a course correction now or sign the papers for hospice.   “So, is there a...

Steph Curry
  • Community
| June 30, 2022

HSC researcher eyes NBA finals

Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos was paying particularly close attention to the NBA finals this year. The executive director and endowed chair of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s North Texas Eye Research Institute is a huge...

Lawrence Cohen
  • Our People
| May 10, 2022

Retired HSC pharmacy professor named Distinguished Professor

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently named Lawrence J. Cohen, PharmD, a Distinguished Professor at the university. He is only the second HSC professor to receive this...

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...

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  • Community
| December 2, 2021

College of Pharmacy faculty member inspires greatness, one student at a time

Dr. Emanuel George, III, aka “DrEG3,” is on a mission to impact and serve 1 million people. He is well on his way, advocating for students, alumni and the greater pharmacy community. “I believe that I am a servant to...

Dr. Rebecca Cunningham
  • Community
| November 18, 2021

‘How do we make it better for others?’ This HSC professor is helping guide a new generation of researchers

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Dr. Rebecca Cunningham sounds like a proud mother when she talks about her students at HSC.  Some are first-generation students who graduated with Masters and PhD degrees from her lab. Her first PhD student now oversees clinical research and is testing different therapeutics in southern...

Eye doctor giving eye exam
  • Research
| November 8, 2021

World Keratoconus Day: A conversation with Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos

World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on Nov. 10 every year. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus,...

Chidi Ekwueme, third-year HSC College of Pharmacy
  • Community
| October 19, 2021

Pharmacy student turns rejection and family inspiration into pursuit of her dream career

By Krista Roberts It is often stated that the most powerful motivation is rejection. Chidi Ekwueme, a third-year HSC College of Pharmacy student, would agree with that sentiment. The first time she applied to pharmacy schools, her only invited interview did not end in an offer. She could have given up or pursued another career, but she chose...

Emmanuel Rodriguez Fc
  • Our People
| October 12, 2021

Empowering patients to take control of their health is ‘why I want to be a pharmacist’

By Krista Roberts Emmanuel Rodriguez was two years into his health care marketing career when the pandemic hit along with the economic downturn.   As the world came to...

Pharmacy Research
  • 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...