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Dr. Howe Liu, professor of Physical Therapy at the School of Health Professions
  • Community
| October 26, 2021

‘Love Liu’ How one HSC professor is sharing his passion for teaching with future physical therapists

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Dr. Howe Liu can identify potential underlying health conditions with clues from the human body – a cold hand, abnormal gait or posture. When his keen eyes detect a physical dysfunction, Dr. Liu asks himself: “Which part of the body is causing that problem?” The mysteries Dr. Liu solves are...

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  • Research
| 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...

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  • Education
| October 22, 2021

TCOM’s Dr. Rita Patterson named recipient of the 2021 ASHT Honorary Membership Award

By Steven Bartolotta The American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) announced that Rita Patterson, PhD has been named the recipient of the 2021 ASHT Honorary Membership Award. Dr. Patterson, the Associate Dean of Research at the Texas College of Osteopathic...

Warwick Drakeford reads his mother, Robina Drakeford, a special childhood book.
  • Community
| October 21, 2021

HSC’s Center for Older Adults supporting ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’

By Steven Bartolotta    The world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support and research is coming to Fort Worth. HSC’s Center for Older Adults is supporting the Alzheimer’s Association for the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” on Oct. 30 at The...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • Research
| 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,...

Emily Mire, Executive Director, HSC Student and Academic Success in the Division of Student and Academic Affairs
  • Community
| October 21, 2021

Building healthier communities: ‘The people are a big reason of why I am here’

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Emily Mire, who has since earned her PhD in Health Studies, was a graduate student when she first arrived at The University of North Texas Health Science at Fort Worth (HSC) in 2008.  The Louisiana native went from knowing no...

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  • Patient Care
| October 20, 2021

HSC Health expanded services on UNT Dallas campus for all students, staff, and faculty

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has expanded clinical services provided by HSC Health, the clinical practice of HSC, to serve UNT Dallas’ students, staff, and faculty. Since December of 2019, HSC Health has...

TCOM students huddle together before annual football game
  • Community
| October 19, 2021

TCOM Bowl brings a day of football, family and fun to HSC

By Steven Bartolotta After missing a year due to the pandemic, a longstanding Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) football tradition is returning, rebranded to incorporate more elements of inclusion and fun for all families.   The “Standards of Scare” is set...

Chidi Ekwueme, third-year HSC College of Pharmacy
  • Community
| October 19, 2021

Pharmacy student turns rejection and family inspiration into pursuit of her dream career

By Krista Roberts It is often stated that the most powerful motivation is rejection. Chidi Ekwueme, a third-year HSC College of Pharmacy student, would agree with that sentiment. The first time she applied to pharmacy schools, her only invited interview did not end in an offer. She could have given up or pursued another career, but she chose...

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  • Education
| October 13, 2021

HSC PA student launches amazing career amidst a global pandemic

By Sally Crocker and Steven Bartolotta Shannon Swickard knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care early on in her academic journey.  That career path was an easy choice because she had a cherished role model – her...