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Dr. Surve treating a patient.
  • On Campus
| January 26, 2023

HSC’s Performing Arts Medicine offers free clinic

A doctor told flutist Maria Gabriela Alvarado that she would have to give up her passion. Playing her instrument for long stretches caused her shoulder to pop out of its socket and her ribs to dislocate. The University of North...

Dimitrios Karamichos
  • Our People
| January 26, 2023

HSC researcher discovered a potential cause for keratoconus

Cells are the body’s social network. One of the ways they communicate with one another is by transmitting what’s called extracellular vesicles, tiny membrane-bound messages in a bottle. The study of EVs is exploding throughout many scientific disciplines around the...

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  • Our People
| January 24, 2023

Remote Area Medical clinic gives HSC physician assistant studies student the confidence he needs for his first clinical rotation

This past December, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth partnered with Remote Area Medical — for the second time — to bring free health care to the underserved and uninsured population in Texas. The impact...

Valubility of the year winners.
  • Community
| January 23, 2023

Honoring our 2022 Valubility of the Year nominees

A group of faculty, staff and students at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth were honored Friday with Valubility of the Year awards for making an extraordinary impact by living the university’s values. “One of...

  • Community
| January 23, 2023

TCOM Hosting 11th Annual LMSA Southwest Regional Conference

The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is hosting the 11th Annual Latino Medical Student Association Southwest Regional Conference from February 3 to 5. The conference will feature the first female and Hispanic U.S. Surgeon General as the keynote speaker, Dr....

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  • Community
| January 23, 2023

HSC to host Latino Medical Student Association’s Conference

While the U.S. Hispanic population is the fastest-growing demographic in the country, the percentage of LatinX doctors isn’t rising anywhere close to the same rate. The Latino Medical Student Association is trying to change that by appealing to the next...

Teen holding marijuana
  • Our People
| January 6, 2023

School of Public Health’s Dr. Andrew Yockey examines drugged driving

In the past year, an estimated 2% of adolescents ages 16-17 drove under the influence of alcohol, 5.65% drove under the influence of marijuana and .48% drove under the...

Teressa Wagner
  • Community
| January 4, 2023

SaferCare Texas brings health care to rural Texas

SaferCare Texas is once again helping people in rural Texas communities gain access to health care and other vital services, this time with a new telehealth hub set up in Jeff Davis County. In November, the patient safety-focused program of...

April Wiechmann
  • Our People
| January 3, 2023

HSC Health psychologist named NAP distinguished fellow

Neuropsychologist Dr. April Wiechmann will be inducted into the National Academies of Practice as a distinguished fellow in psychology. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth practitioner and professor will be honored during the organization’s annual...

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  • On Campus
| December 19, 2022

Second annual SPH Maternal and Child Health and Health Disparities poster symposium highlights outstanding student work

The School of Public Health hosted its second annual Maternal and Child Health and Health Disparities Poster Symposium, featuring more than 30 graduate student poster presentations from five courses in the public health core curriculum: Introduction to MCH, Introduction to Health...