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Allan Saxe Gift Garden
  • Education
| November 26, 2013

Philanthropist’s gift helps UNTHSC geriatrics program bloom

Allan Saxe When Allan Saxe decided to make a $125,000 gift to the UNT Health Science Center, it didn't take him long to figure out which program he wanted his donation to support. Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education, or SAGE,...

UNT Health Al Yurvati
  • Education
| November 21, 2013

Albert Yurvati awarded Orel F. Martin Medal

Albert Yurvati, DO (TCOM '86), is the 2013 recipient of the Orel F. Martin Medal, the highest honor awarded annually by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS). Yurvati, Chair and Professor of Surgery at UNT Health Science Center, was...

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  • Education
| November 15, 2013

Addiction Awareness Week spotlights complex nature of the disease

UNT Health Science Center's Medical Student Government Association (MSGA) is hosting a series of events Nov. 18-21 in recognition of Addiction Awareness Week. Kicking off the week will be a presentation by Joseph Skrajewski, Director of Medical Education at the...

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  • Education
| November 13, 2013

Video: Student veterans build support network at UNTHSC

The Student Veterans Association at the UNT Health Science Center is helping student veterans navigate higher education and post-military life. The Center’s support for student veterans has earned it the Military Friendly School designation for the past five years.

UNTHSC Michael Connors PT
  • Education
| November 1, 2013

Michael Connors elected president of the Texas Physical Therapy Association

Michael Connors, PT, DPT, OCS, is the new president-elect of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. He will begin his three-year term as president in 2014.The mission of the Texas Physical Therapy Association is to optimize the health and well-being of...

Parsley Shawn THPG President
  • Education
| October 28, 2013

TCOM graduate leads Texas Health Physicians Group

  Shawn Parsley, DO (TCOM '94) Shawn Parsley, DO, a graduate of UNT Health Science Center's Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that caring for the patient as a whole will be his guiding philosophy as the new president of...

UNTHSC TCOM Students Sim Lab
  • Education
| October 25, 2013

Medical school enrollment on the rise at UNTHSC and osteopathic medical colleges nationwide

Medical school enrollment at UNT Health Science Center has increased by 63 percent since 2006, positioning the Fort Worth osteopathic college to help address a growing shortage in primary care physicians. Fall enrollment in UNTHSC's Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine...