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| January 18, 2017

Right resource, right time

By Alex Branch Dorinda Lopez was trapped in a miserable cycle of sickness. Weak from spine deterioration and recurrent bacterial skin infections, the 67-year-old...

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| December 22, 2016

No effort too small in public health

By Sally Crocker As a public health student working on her doctoral degree, Erin Carlson, DrPH, questioned how reaching out to one local apartment complex could make a significant impact in preventing breast cancer. What she learned, after early detection...

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  • Education
| December 21, 2016

School of Public Health Seeks Outstanding PhD Students

The UNTHSC School of Public Health seeks outstanding students for its PhD degree program in Public Health Sciences. Students are being recruited for two concentrations within the PhD program: Behavioral and Community Health and Epidemiology. Accepted students will be provided...

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| November 29, 2016

Foundation founded by Texas DO establishes TCOM scholarship

By Alex Branch In the late 1930s, in a small Kansas town during the thick of the Dust Bowl, a young doctor of osteopathic medicine struggled...

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| November 21, 2016

SPH training leads Biostatistics graduate to Harvard

By Sally Crocker When Kshitiz Rakesh (MPH ’15 Biostatistics) transferred to the UNTHSC School of Public Health (SPH), he was seeking a program that would challenge him beyond the coursework, involve him in real-world health problems and solutions, and push...

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| November 7, 2016

Online degree works for Amarillo public health director

By Sally Crocker Caring for 250,000 people in addition to your own family can be a challenging job. So when Casie Stoughton, RN, MPH, decided to pursue a public health graduate degree,...

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| November 3, 2016

Honored for outstanding PT research

By Alex Branch Yasser Salem, PhD, PT, has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding...

  • Education
| November 2, 2016

CareFlite helicopter and crew to swoop in Nov. 4

By Betsy Friauf   When a CareFlite helicopter lands at the Health Science Center on Friday, Nov. 4, it’s not an emergency but an informal training session. The chopper fly-in is an annual opportunity for students to get up close...

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  • Education
| November 1, 2016

‘World War Z’ awareness fair to focus on zoonotic diseases

By Sally Crocker Scientists have long recognized the connection of diseases spread between animals and people, through viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi. This is so common, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that an estimated 6...

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| October 26, 2016

Advancing the practice of physical therapy

By Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center faculty and students will have a prominent role this week at the annual meeting of the Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA). Eleven faculty members and 10 students will make presentations or display...