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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...

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  • Community
| October 8, 2019

Pharmacists provide patient value in team-based care

By Jan Jarvis  With inhaler in hand, Dr. Cheng Yuet went over every detail to make sure the patient understood how the drug would control their COPD symptoms.  "Use it every day, whether you feel like you need it or...

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  • Research
| September 24, 2019

Researcher hopes to make gene-editing device safer and more precise

By: Jan Jarvis The mere mention of gene editing and DNA altering might conjure up images of designer babies, but that is not what researcher Jin Liu has in mind. She wants help to find a cure for life-threatening diseases...

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  • Community
| September 6, 2019

Innovation and teamwork amplify the national fight against tuberculosis

By Betsy Friauf   At UNT Health Science Center, “collaboration” is more than a watchword; it’s one of our Values. Our collaborative culture kicks in on Day One when new team members attend Orientation. We invite everyone to introduce themselves...