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  • Our People
| October 13, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month: HSC family includes a diversity of cultures from Latin America, Caribbean nations 

By Diane Smith-Pinckney  Historically, when people think about Hispanic Americans, they picture Spain or Mexico, but their ancestral and cultural ties are as varied and vast as the Western Hemisphere.  “Those cultures all have their nuances, we have some similarities. We all speak the same language, but even within the...

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  • Our People
| October 12, 2021

Empowering patients to take control of their health is ‘why I want to be a pharmacist’

By Krista Roberts Emmanuel Rodriguez was two years into his health care marketing career when the pandemic hit along with the economic downturn.   As the world came to...

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  • Community
| October 12, 2021

TCOM Class of 2022 has the highest board exam score in the nation

By Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2022 earned the highest score in the nation on the COMLEX-USA Level 1 national board exam for future osteopathic physicians.   The score is the highest among all osteopathic medical schools...

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  • Community
| October 6, 2021

TCOM’s ROME Program takes the spotlight at TMA meeting on access to health care

By Steven Bartolotta  The gold standard for rural osteopathic medical education, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s ROME program was on display at a recent meeting of the Texas Medical Association on Physician Distribution and Health Care Access.   Assistant Dean...

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  • Our People
| October 6, 2021

HSC students, faculty, and staff share personal stories as part of people-focused campaign

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Dr. Ella Kasanga, who earned a PhD in biomedical sciences, under the mentorship of Michael Salvatore, PhD, a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, is investigating the mechanisms...

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  • Our People
| October 6, 2021

Ella Kasanga found a nurturing environment at HSC more than 6,000 miles from her native Ghana

By Diane Smith-Pinckney  Growing up, Ella Kasanga wanted to be a pharmacist because the profession allowed her to serve her community while interacting with people, but her professional passion changed after she was introduced to biomedical research.  Dr. Kasanga, who...

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  • Research
| 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...

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  • Research
| 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...

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  • Community
| September 29, 2021

HSC receives $50 million to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to rectify health disparities

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a $50 million award to the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to lead the coordinating center for the Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and...

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  • Education
| September 28, 2021

Fighting racial bias: HSC video-based simulation helps health care leaders prepare to manage complex ethical dilemmas

By Sally Crocker Simulation has long been recognized as a highly effective andragogical tool for enhancing problem-solving and communication skills. Actors in such simulations have been used since the 1960s to portray example patients and aid in training programs to...