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New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • Community
| September 16, 2021

Inaugural Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award spotlights trailblazers who are advancing health equity

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is joining the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine (SHLI), and YouTube in celebrating the first recipient of the Garth N. Graham Distinguished Lectureship Award. The inaugural award honors Garth...

TCOM Academic Student Navigator, Paloma Bermudez, MS
  • Community
| September 16, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month offers history lessons while celebrating diversity

By Diane Smith-Pinckney For Alex Fernandez, connecting with his Cuban-American roots is a lifelong lesson.  “The more I learn, the more I appreciate where I came from,” said Fernandez, a Student Services Coordinator in the Office of Care and Civility at The...

TCOM Team
  • Community
| September 9, 2021

TCOM’s longstanding partnership with Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth nears milestone

By Steven Bartolotta Nancy Eder, RN, and Darry Meyer, DO were doing yard work and having a simple conversation between neighbors when an idea to help children turned into the beginning of a community partnership.  “Darry Meyer was my next-door neighbor at the time, and he was...

Dr. Annesha White
  • Community
| September 3, 2021

Whole health: How pharmacists are working to bridge health disparities

By Krista Roberts   Even as pharmacists help patients fight COVID-19, they are looking for ways to solve health disparities – a societal ill that plagues communities nationwide. Every day pharmacists are helping patients with COVID-19 and the delta variant,...

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  • Community
| August 31, 2021

TCOM’s ‘Car Doc’ is working around the clock to help COVID patients

By Steven Bartolotta There are tireless workers, and then there is Martin McElya, DO. The 1995 Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) graduate and his north Dallas Neighborhood Medical Center practice have been a beacon of hope as they took swift...

Asthma 411
  • Community
| August 23, 2021

Asthma 411 works to help children breathe easier

By Katie Shanklin From school and work absences to school funding, asthma affects much more than just an individual’s ability to breathe. Asthma affects 5.1 million children in the United States. According to the Cook Children’s Community Needs Assessment, 19%...

Texas trio and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, ZZ TOP, will be the featured artist for the 2021 Legends Concert Series – the signature fundraising event for The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC). 
  • Community
| August 12, 2021

ZZ TOP to headline 2021 Legends Concert event to benefit HSC

By Alex Branch Texas trio and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, ZZ TOP, will be the featured artist for the 2021 Legends Concert Series – the signature fundraising event for The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth...

Dorota Stankowska and her husband Rafal Fudala love to garden together.
  • Community
| July 29, 2021

Have you checked your social wellness? HSC experts say it’s key to a healthier life.

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Making sure a loved one is healthy often involves checking temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate.  Now, experts at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) want families and friends to add social...

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  • Community
| July 28, 2021

HSC partnership with rural Texas hospital boosts health literacy and cultural humility

By Alex Branch As Titus County grew into a COVID-19 hot spot last summer, Terry Scoggin realized the rural hospital he leads needed to make some big changes.   The east Texas county is 40 percent Hispanic — many drawn there...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • Community
| July 22, 2021

HSC to sponsor Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science award by the Fort Worth Independent School District

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is working with the Fort Worth Independent School District to reward outstanding educators by sponsoring the Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science.   Sponsorships from community partners and local businesses salute great teachers while also giving them an honorarium. An awards...