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Priya Bui Pediatric Doctor For HSC
  • Community
| October 28, 2021

This doctor discovered a passion for pediatrics at HSC. Now, she is helping medical students reach their potential

By Kathryn Lytton Often, it is more about the journey than the destination. For Priya Bui, DO, FAAP, Interim Chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Women's Health, it is both. As a Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) alumni,...

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  • Community
| October 26, 2021

HSC and RAM to Provide Free Dental, Vision, and Medical Care in Fort Worth

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) and Remote Area Medical (RAM®), a major nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality, dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals, is bringing a free clinic...

Dr. Howe Liu, professor of Physical Therapy at the School of Health Professions
  • Community
| October 26, 2021

‘Love Liu’ How one HSC professor is sharing his passion for teaching with future physical therapists

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Dr. Howe Liu can identify potential underlying health conditions with clues from the human body – a cold hand, abnormal gait or posture. When his keen eyes detect a physical dysfunction, Dr. Liu asks himself: “Which part of the body is causing that problem?” The mysteries Dr. Liu solves are...

Warwick Drakeford reads his mother, Robina Drakeford, a special childhood book.
  • Community
| October 21, 2021

HSC’s Center for Older Adults supporting ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

By Steven Bartolotta    The world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research is coming to Fort Worth. HSC’s Center for Older Adults is supporting the Alzheimer’s Association for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Oct. 30 at The...

Emily Mire, Executive Director, HSC Student and Academic Success in the Division of Student and Academic Affairs
  • Community
| October 21, 2021

Building healthier communities: ‘The people are a big reason of why I am here’

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Emily Mire, who has since earned her PhD in Health Studies, was a graduate student when she first arrived at The University of North Texas Health Science at Fort Worth (HSC) in 2008.  The Louisiana native went from knowing no...

TCOM students huddle together before annual football game
  • Community
| October 19, 2021

TCOM Bowl brings a day of football, family and fun to HSC

By Steven Bartolotta After missing a year due to the pandemic, a longstanding Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) football tradition is returning, rebranded to incorporate more elements of inclusion and fun for all families.   The “Standards of Scare” is set...

Chidi Ekwueme, third-year HSC College of Pharmacy
  • Community
| October 19, 2021

Pharmacy student turns rejection and family inspiration into pursuit of her dream career

By Krista Roberts It is often stated that the most powerful motivation is rejection. Chidi Ekwueme, a third-year HSC College of Pharmacy student, would agree with that sentiment. The first time she applied to pharmacy schools, her only invited interview did not end in an offer. She could have given up or pursued another career, but she chose...

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  • Community
| October 12, 2021

TCOM Class of 2022 has the highest board exam score in the nation

By Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2022 earned the highest score in the nation on the COMLEX-USA Level 1 national board exam for future osteopathic physicians.   The score is the highest among all osteopathic medical schools...

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| October 6, 2021

TCOM’s ROME Program takes the spotlight at TMA meeting on access to health care

By Steven Bartolotta  The gold standard for rural osteopathic medical education, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s ROME program was on display at a recent meeting of the Texas Medical Association on Physician Distribution and Health Care Access.   Assistant Dean...

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  • Community
| September 29, 2021

HSC receives $50 million to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to rectify health disparities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a $50 million award to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to lead the coordinating center for the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and...