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| December 4, 2012

Wash up! It’s handwashing week

It is that time of year again. It seems everyone around you is sick, sneezing or coughing. What is a great way to avoid getting sick yourself? It is no coincidence that December 2-8 is National Hand Washing Week. Why...

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| November 28, 2012

Chopper lands on campus to demonstrate emergency transport

Future health care providers got an up-close look Wednesday at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew landed on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter's set-up and talk with students about teamwork. "The amount...

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| November 21, 2012

UNTHSCA€AsADs DNA identification work resolves search for missing loved ones

When someone you love is missing, the holidays lose their shine, and hearts ache from not knowing their fate.Through funding provided by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ),  the UNT Center for Human Identification (UNTCHI) and NamUs (the National Missing...

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| November 20, 2012

Join the Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Jingle all the way with the UNT Health Bone & Joint Institute, a sponsor of the year's Jingle Bell Run on Dec. 1, which benefits the Arthritis Foundation. Children and adults can participate in a half-mile or a 5K race,...

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| November 16, 2012

UNTHSC leader speaks out on impact of reform on womenA€AsAhs health care

UNT Health Science Center Ob/Gyn Chairman Ralph Anderson, MD, says that the Affordable Health Care Act provides vitally important advances for the health of women and their families. Speaking at the 24th annual Pelham P. Staples, Jr., MD, Educational Symposium...

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| November 12, 2012

UNTHSC Thanksgiving holiday schedule

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed for Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-25. Administrative offices will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will also be closed Nov. 22-25 in observance of the...

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| November 12, 2012

Video: UNT System College of Pharmacy in the spotlight

The UNT Health Science Center celebrated the brand new UNT System College of Pharmacy (admitting students in the Fall of 2013) at its annual gala at the Worthington in Fort Worth on Nov.10. The new pharmacy school will be the...

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| November 11, 2012

UNTHSC thanks its veterans

Happy Veterans Day! Since 1996, 80 TCOM students have received military commissions upon graduation. Currently, at least 35 students are veterans, and more than 20 are in the military. Our faculty and staff include 68 veterans and the UNT Health...

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| October 2, 2012

Record enrollment continues at UNTHSC

The Health Science Center's enrollment has set a record again. Enrollment increased to 1,949 students for Fall 2012 from 1,760 set last year. The Physical Therapy (PT) program is entering its third year and the School of Public Health welcomes...

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| September 17, 2012

UNTHSC named Military Friendly for fourth consecutive year

Once again, the UNT Health Science Center has been honored with the Military Friendly School designation. We've received this title each year since 2010 from Victory Media and G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The...