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SBS Dr. Porunelloor and Stephen Mathew
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| April 19, 2022

HSC faculty receives U.S. patent for cancer-fighting therapy

When patients are diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer, the treatment course is typically surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, radiation therapy or a combination of these. Now, two researchers at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth...

Dr. Matthew Rossheim, HSC alumnus
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| January 28, 2022

Dr. Matthew Rossheim: All roads lead back to HSC for one of the world’s leading experts on supersized alcopops

By Sally Crocker Last fall felt like a return home of sorts for Dr. Matthew Rossheim, who came on board as a tenured Associate Professor of Health Behavior and Health Systems in the HSC School of Public Health (SPH).   Dr....

Dr. Nolan Kline, School of Public Health
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| January 21, 2022

HSC researcher envisions new Public Health 4.0 to include racial and gender justice as necessary components for advancing health equity

By Sally Crocker   A new article published in the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH), co-authored by HSC Assistant Professor Nolan Kline, PhD, describes how one community-based organization in Florida challenged structural racism and COVID-19 together by imagining the future of public health...

People wearing face masks boarding airplane
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| December 10, 2021

Want to take flight without a fight this holiday season? Buckling in with emotional intelligence can help

By Sally Crocker The 2021 holiday travel season is well underway. More than 2.3 million people were screened at airports around the country on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, the busiest air travel day since the start of the pandemic. Millions...

Father And Daughter On Tablet
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| November 17, 2021

HSC researchers address social media influences on underage drinking

By Sally Crocker About 11% of all alcohol consumed across the country is among young people in the 12-20 age group, with 90% falling into the category of heavy-episodic drinking. Excessive drinking is responsible for thousands of deaths among underage youth each...

Eye doctor giving eye exam
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| November 8, 2021

World Keratoconus Day: A conversation with Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos

World Keratoconus Day is celebrated on Nov. 10 every year. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus,...

Person refuses a drink
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| October 25, 2021

HSC researchers receive NIH grant to study the risks young adults associate with alcohol and marijuana use

By Sally Crocker  A new study led by researchers at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) focuses on uncovering young adults’ perceptions toward alcohol and marijuana use and their personal safety. The study looks...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
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| October 21, 2021

HSC Health Center for Older Adults exploring how lifestyle changes can support brain health

By Kathryn Lytton Though not completely preventable, there are many lifestyle choices that can impact your likelihood of developing Alzheimer’s and dementia, and the team at the HSC Health Center for Older Adults is working to help implement support for patients to make better choices.   Sarah Ross,...

Pharmacy Research
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| October 5, 2021

HSC College of Pharmacy’s research ranking rose to No. 36 in the U.S.

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Increased grant funding at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, College of Pharmacy helped push its institutional total research ranking up from No. 54 in the nation to No. 36, according to a listing published by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).   The College’s total funded research grants reached more than...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
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| October 4, 2021

Health disparities research: ‘The HEARD Scholarship is going to make my dreams come true’

By Gabrielle Saleh The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is one of two institutions nationwide receiving NIH Endowment funding that will be used for a scholarship...