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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...

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,...

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...

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...