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| September 10, 2012

School of Public Health offers graduate certificate programs

Two new courses of study in the School of Public Health offer fast, convenient paths to broader career advancement opportunities in the public health fields: Graduate Certificate Program in Public Health - This fall, 26 new students are enrolled.The Graduate...

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| June 26, 2012

UNTHSC closed July 4

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed for Independence Day on July 4. Administrative offices will re-open at 8 a.m., Thursday, July 5. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed July 4 in observance of...

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| March 9, 2012

2012 Healthcare Heroes

The Fort Worth Business Press named Jan Jowitt, RN, DHA, director of nursing and Central Services, and Mark DeHaven, PhD, Texas Prevention Institute, as 2012 Healthcare Heroes at its annual awards dinner on March 7. Don Peska, DO, dean of...

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| May 24, 2011

School of Public Health announces new PhD program

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved a new Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences degree program at the UNT Health Science Center's School of Public Health. The program prepares pro­fessionals for research, teaching and service to improve...

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| April 25, 2011

Gov. Perry appoints two TCOM students to higher education posts

Amir Barzin (TCOM '12) and Christian Dean (TCOM '12) were appointed by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to serve in higher education posts. They join 11 student appointees who will serve terms from June 1 through May 31, 2012. The governor...

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| April 4, 2011

UNTHSC to host 4th North Texas Health Forum

The UNT Health Science Center's School of Public Health will present the fourth annual North Texas Health Forum, "Embracing our Community of African American Children," on April 7 and 8 in the Medical Education and Training Building to address emotional...

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| April 1, 2011

‘Good cholesterol’ nanoparticles seek and destroy cancer cells

High-density lipoprotein's hauls excess cholesterol to the liver for disposal, but new research suggests "good cholesterol" can also act as a special delivery vehicle of destruction for cancer. Synthetic HDL nanoparticles loaded with small interfering RNA to silence cancer-promoting genes...

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| February 23, 2011

Study shows alcohol intoxication, driving intention linked to genes

A recent study published in Addiction Biology revealed that a greater risk of becoming highly intoxicated and driving after drinking may be in your genes. Dennis Thombs, PhD, chair and professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UNT Health...

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| November 19, 2010

KDAF Channel 33 features Prostitute Diversion Initiative

Dr. Arthur Eisenberg appeared on the 9 p.m. broadcast of KDAF Channel 33 news on Friday, Nov. 19, as part of the television report on the Dallas Police Department's Prostitute Diversion Initiative (PDI) in South Dallas.As part of the PDI, the...

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| October 25, 2010

Video marks 40 years of the UNT Health Science Center

It began four decades ago on an empty hospital floor and then a renovated bowling alley. Today - thousands of graduates and patients later - the mission of teaching, discovery, caring and serving continues. This year, the University of North...