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  • 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...

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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...

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  • 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...