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| February 11, 2022

AIM-AHEAD invites public to Community Building Convention listening sessions

The AIM-AHEAD Coordinating Center based at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is hosting six free listening sessions to gather information from community members about their health equity experiences in addition to their artificial intelligence...

Dr. Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Vice President of the Institute of Health Disparities at HSC
  • Community
| January 25, 2022

Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha: Putting an end to Health Disparities

By Libby Maness Jamboor Vishwanatha, PhD, strives to embody the values at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, so it’s not surprising that he made it his mission to put an end to health disparities....

Dr. Scott Walters
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| January 18, 2022

The realities of ‘breaking bad’ – how one HSC researcher is attacking the opioid crisis

By Sally Crocker He didn’t know it at the time, but when Dr. Scott Walters was growing up in San Diego in the mid 1980s, a next-door neighbor was concealing a homemade meth lab just across the fence and mere steps...

Dr. Taylor
  • Community
| January 13, 2022

Provost Taylor: Committed to doing meaningful work in the community

Charles Taylor, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth's Provost and EVP of Academic Affairs, began his journey in higher education earlier than most as he spent the first five years of his life living in a modified dorm room...

Magdalena Bus and Bruce Budowle
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| January 11, 2022

Uncovering mysteries and improving forensic medicine

By Sally Crocker Over the years, Bruce Budowle, PhD, has been recognized in various ways for his lifelong dedication to uncovering mysteries, bringing long-sought answers to families and communities, and developing novel ways to improve the science behind forensic medicine. After spending 26 years with the FBI,...

Dr. Katie Pelch, School of Public Health (SPH) Assistant Professor
  • Community
| January 6, 2022

Dr. Katie Pelch and colleagues are leading the charge for a safer planet, a healthier environment

By Sally Crocker  Katie Pelch, PhD, wants you to know what’s in our environment and how the chemicals we’re exposed to every day may affect our health. Dr. Pelch is a part-time School of Public Health (SPH) Assistant Professor, where she teaches courses in...

Dr. Erika Thompson
  • Community
| January 4, 2022

Dr. Erika Thompson: Giving hope to women and children, advocating for Tarrant County’s most vulnerable families

By Sally Crocker Dr. Erika Thompson was honored with the first-ever Hope Award from the Center for Transforming Lives (CTL) in 2021, recognizing her work as a researcher and community volunteer whose extraordinary efforts make a difference in the lives of women and children and Tarrant County’s most vulnerable...

  • Community
| December 29, 2021

New study finds older LGB Americans at greater risk of driving under the influence

By Sally Crocker The rates of driving under the influence are of high concern for communities at any time but especially during the holidays. Injuries, hospitalizations and road-related fatalities jump significantly during the holiday party season leading up to New Year’s Eve. For older drivers, the risks are compounded, whether during the holiday party...

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  • Community
| December 21, 2021

Mentoring Network Reaches Over 20,000 Members Milestone

By Gabrielle Saleh Over twenty thousand individuals across the nation are now harnessing the National Research Mentoring Network's (NRMN) online platform MyNRMN for mentoring and professional development. NRMN is a National Institutes of Health grant-funded initiative founded to provide researchers...

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| December 10, 2021

HSC designated National Coalition Building Institute Campus Affiliate 

With support from leadership at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and HSC’s RISE Team, HSC has been designated a National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) Campus Affiliate. HSC joins only 32 other campuses, including Louisiana...