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| April 16, 2020

When family members become coworkers in a brave new work environment

By Sally Crocker One recent afternoon, HSC Regents Professor Dr. Scott Walters was working from home like most North Texans who are socially distancing right now as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. He was leading a Zoom meeting when...

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| April 3, 2020

The month medical education changed…possibly forever

By Steven Bartolotta It was late February, and COVID-19 was spreading globally. But the concern about the wide-reaching impacts it could...

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| February 27, 2020

HSC students provide ‘invaluable’ support as tutors, mentors to TABS students

By Diane Smith Ivette Robledo stays after school to get extra help in science – a routine aimed at helping her ace freshman biology at the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences. The after-school instruction is the work of Tutors for...

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| February 26, 2020

Forward-thinking MHA students engage others in inaugural ‘Leading Change in Healthcare’ summit

By Sally Crocker MHA student Paridhi Sheth came up with a big idea that paid off well for healthcare administration students from the Health Science Center at Fort Worth and around the North Texas area. Her brainchild was to bring...

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| January 27, 2020

Partnerships in service build stronger community

By Sally Crocker Great things happen when community partners work together, and the collaborations between the UNTHSC School of Public Health and various local organizations continue to grow stronger as more is done to impact the community. Two years ago,...

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| 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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| December 16, 2019

UNTHSC grad chosen for CDC’s ‘top gun’ disease detective service

By Sally Crocker For decades, the image of worn-out shoe leather with a prominent hole in the bottom has served as a visual representation of the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) disease detectives who travel the world investigating outbreaks that...

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| December 16, 2019

Asthma 411 expands across Tarrant County

By Jan Jarvis “Squeezing,” shouted Kim Nguyen as she hugged herself as tightly as possible and encouraged the roomful of second-graders to do the same. “That’s what your airways are doing during an asthma attack,” said Nguyen, Project Coordinator for...

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| December 11, 2019

Trial to determine if warm leg baths can reduce high blood pressure

By Jan Jarvis Elizabeth Temples, 77, sinks her legs into a tub of soothing warm water and settles in to relax with a good book. But it’s not a spa day. Temples is participating in a study investigating if a...

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| December 11, 2019

Medical student inspired by Camp Cardiac now guiding teens: ‘It feels very meant to be’

By Diane Smith In 2014, Rupali Gautam posed for a photo in front of the University of North Texas Health Science Center sign that overlooks Camp Bowie Boulevard – it’s an image that in retrospect predicted the medical student’s future....