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  • COVID-19
| April 28, 2020

College of Pharmacy at HSC making solution for COVID-19 testing kits

By Diane Smith COVID-19 has moved across the globe depleting communities of resources needed to fight its spread – from masks to drugs to the solution used in testing kits to transport specimens to laboratories. But now, a team of...

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  • COVID-19
| April 24, 2020

Despite the pandemic, research in many HSC labs goes on

By Jan Jarvis In the evening, Kelly Peterson parks his car in a vacant lot and walks across an empty campus into a dark building with no one around. Sometimes the HSC research specialist arrives at 6 p.m., midnight or...

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  • COVID-19
| April 15, 2020

HSC student volunteers heed the call to serve at COVID-19 testing site

By Diane Smith Kristina Fraser sees COVID-19 as an enemy that spreads sickness while creating a new reality – one filled with fear and isolation. She’s fighting back. Fraser, a medical student at The University of North Texas Health Science...

Sarah Edwards Scholarships Pharmacy Program.
  • Education
| April 13, 2020

Interested in a pharmacy degree? HSC’s student-centered program is looking for applicants to its scholarship programs

By Diane Smith Sarah Edwards holds a special title at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth – first-ever recipient of the Carol and Ronnie Goldman Scholarship. Edwards is a third-year pharmacy student at the UNT...

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  • Our People
| March 12, 2020

Pharmacy faculty member appointed to prestigious specialty post

By Diane Smith Dr. Caitlin Gibson is a pharmacist, but when she manages medications, her workspace isn’t behind a drugstore counter – it’s the cardiovascular unit of a North Texas hospital. “There’s no mandate that pharmacists have to be involved...

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  • Community
| January 23, 2020

‘Anyone can save a life’

By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose....

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  • Research
| December 3, 2019

Ending the HIV epidemic using community pharmacists

By Jan Jarvis Shelia Neal keeps a list of her prescriptions on her cell phone and puts her medications in a pill organizer. “If I miss a dose, I might not die today, but I’m not going to feel good,”...

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  • Community
| November 26, 2019

Pharmacy students bring cultures together with diversity fair

By Diane Smith Samantha Watson and Judith Ihezie are usually studying to become pharmacists, but a recent class assignment allowed them to tap their ambassador skills. During a diversity fair hosted by students from the UNT System College of Pharmacy,...

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  • Education
| November 15, 2019

Not just counting pills

By Diane Smith Virginia Lee doesn’t want to get the flu. The 79-year-old Benbrook resident recently arrived at her neighborhood pharmacy looking for a flu shot. “I’m over 65,” Lee said. “I’m also almost 80. It’s prevention.” Lee was among...

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  • Our People
| October 31, 2019

Researcher Rebecca Cunningham named a Great Woman of Texas

By Jan Jarvis Take the scenic route. That’s the advice that Dr. Rebecca Cunningham gives young researchers starting their careers. Despite a few bumps in the road – including a cancer diagnosis – Dr. Cunningham has managed to take her...