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| January 31, 2014

Dr. Albert Yurvati named Unsung Hero

Albert Yurvati, DO (TCOM '86), Chair of Surgery at UNT Health Science Center, has been recognized as an Unsung Hero by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The AOA defines an Unsung Hero as "an osteopathic physician who has enhanced the...

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  • Education
  • Research
| January 30, 2014

UNTHSC’s O’Bryant recognized for Alzheimer’s disease work

Sid O'Bryant, PhD, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Interim Director of the Institute of Aging and Alzheimer's Disease Research, has received the Federation of Associations in Behavioral Health & Brain Science (FABBS) Early Career Impact Award. The award is...

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  • Research
| January 29, 2014

Media spotlight: UNT Health Science Center’s DNA team

Scientists at UNT Health Science Center who are trying to identify human remains excavated from a former reform school in Florida saw their work highlighted in news media outlets across the country this week. Led by Arthur Eisenberg, PhD, UNTHSC...

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  • Research
| January 28, 2014

UNTHSC begins DNA analysis on remains from Florida reform school

Arthur Eisenberg, PhD Scientists at UNT Health Science Center have begun DNA testing and analysis on human remains excavated in Florida on the grounds of a former reform school. Arthur Eisenberg, PhD, who co-directs the UNT Center for Human Identification...

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  • Patient Care
| January 27, 2014

Geriatrics expert says UNTHSC is working to make Fort Worth a great place to grow old

Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, was quick to put to rest any misconceptions about aging when she spoke at the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. "People think someone in their late 80s is supposed to be confused," she told the audience...

  • Community
| January 26, 2014

Free Obama Care information session and enrollment assistance on campus Saturday

Interested in enrolling for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? An information session entitled "Learn How Obama Care Works" will be conducted from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday, at UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., in the...

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  • Education
| January 23, 2014

Gibson D. Lewis Library a model for 21st century learning environment

Think a library is a quiet place? Think again. At UNT Health Science Center's Gibson D. Lewis Library, students gather around café-style booths, big screens, virtual dissection tables and semi-private nooks. They talk about projects, research online and practice their...

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  • Patient Care
| January 21, 2014

Patient thankful for UNT Health medical staff after life-threatening heart ailment

Dr. Howard Lund, Allan Kell and PA Julia Reynolds A few days before Thanksgiving, Allan Kell staggered into his living room, his skin pale and sweating, and collapsed into a chair. "I think I'm dying," he gasped to his wife,...

  • Patient Care
| January 15, 2014

UNT Health surgeon helps triathlete regain ability to ride bike again after life-changing accident

Life can change in the blink of an eye. Just ask triathlete Todd Hamilton, who went from riding his bike one moment to being comatose in a hospital ICU the next.After being hit by a car in the summer of...

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  • Patient Care
| January 13, 2014

Breast exam certification means early breast examinations for Dallas County women

More underserved Dallas County women will receive potentially life-saving breast examinations through a UNT Health Science Center breast cancer education program. Angela Williams, RN, recently completed the MammaCare Clinical Breast Examination Certification, a recognized medical and scientific standard for performing...