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Roy Martin Founders Medal FC
  • Education
| June 2, 2015

Founders Medal honors a life of listening, teaching and leading

Founders' Medal The highest honor given by the UNT Health Science Center First presented in 1978 Honors deserving individuals in recognition of significant contributions to health care and/or osteopathic medical education Named for the founders of the Texas College of...

PA SHELBIE REED FC1
  • Education
| May 29, 2015

Physician assistants are on the frontline of primary care

At HealthFirst Northwest Clinic, Shelbie Reed navigates the busy hallways, stepping in and out of examination rooms filled by patients with ailments ranging from sinus infections to diabetes. In her crisp white coat, she could be mistaken for a physician,...

Dr Bob Luedtke FC WEB
  • Research
| May 28, 2015

Research seeks way to block euphoria associated with cocaine use

Research underway at UNT Health Science Center could lead to a medication to treat cocaine addiction. Cocaine is a highly addictive drug, and about 80 percent of cocaine abusers relapse six months after leaving a rehabilitation facility.  A medication that...

2015 Commencement FC WEB
  • Education
| May 27, 2015

Photos: 2015 Commencement

See more photos from Commencement 676 new graduates are ready to create solutions for a healthier community. Share the joy of our grads, and here are the numbers: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine: 222 Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences: 216...

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  • Community
| May 26, 2015

Symposium to help health care providers work as teams

The UNT Health Science Center is a leader in helping health professionals work cooperatively to improve patient care. And for the second year in a row, UNTHSC is hosting the Interprofessional Practice Symposium. This year’s theme is “Putting Theory Into...

SID BLOOD RESEARCH FC1
  • Research
| May 20, 2015

Guidelines bring Alzheimer’s blood test one step closer

A simple blood test to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step closer to being used to screen older adults. Detailed standardized guidelines that are needed before a blood test could be used in practice have been published in Alzheimer's...

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  • Education
| May 18, 2015

Making the ultimate gift to medicine

With gentle care, Billie Stambulic opened the photo album and set it before first-year medical student Mary Rosegrant. On the pages were scenes from her daughter Patricia Williams’ 59 years of life— as a toddler with her brother and five...

GINA ESPARZA FC1
  • Patient Care
| May 15, 2015

A big difference for a little girl

Three months is a long wait for a skin doctor if you're a preschooler with bleeding eczema, asthma, acid reflux and 33 allergies. And out-of-pocket is a lot to pay if you're the single mother who discovers your insurance is...

RUTLEDGE FOUNDATION FC1
  • Research
| May 14, 2015

Grant to aid cancer treatment research

An experimental vaccine gave Carley Rutledge the chance to live a full life after Ewing's sarcoma nearly took it away when she was 15. Now 20, she's a college student...

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  • Community
| May 13, 2015

The perfect place to make a lasting impact

Since the early 1960s, the Region XI School Employees Blood Bank ensured that public school district employees had access to donated blood whenever the need arose. A foundation board made up of educators like Linda Honaker of Southlake championed the...