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| October 28, 2014

For pharmacists, it’s back to the future

Tomorrow's pharmacists will do far more than "count, pour, lick and stick." They'll choose medications for specific patients, decide the dose, read lab results, examine patients, give vaccinations and more. "It's ‘back to the future,'" said Myron Jacobson, PhD, Dean...

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  • Community
| October 27, 2014

A classic drive for a good cause

Buy raffle tickets at www.EveningWithALegend.com Paun Peters' interest in collectible automobiles started when he was 16 and spotted a Shelby Mustang in his neighbor's driveway. The sight of that high-performance muscle car eventually would lead him to start his own classic...

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  • Education
| October 24, 2014

Research award highlights big weekend for Physical Therapy Program

Howe Liu, MPT, PhD, was named Outstanding Physical Therapy Researcher for 2014 during the Texas Physical Therapy Association in Galveston. Known for his expertise in research design and protocol, Dr. Liu was instrumental in initiating projects that resulted in several...

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  • Education
| October 23, 2014

PA Laura Mattingly earns national recognition

Assistant Professor Laura Mattingly, PA-C, was awarded the Physician Assistant Education Association's 2014 "Rising Star," a prestigious national award given to the PA who made outstanding contributions to Physician Assistant Studies education. Mattingly received the award at the association's 2014...

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  • Research
| October 22, 2014

UNTHSC to join effort to diversify biomedical workforce

  Dr. Jamboor K. Vishwanatha Dr. Harlan Jones UNT Health Science Center, in partnership with four other institutions, is designing a mentoring network for researchers from underrepresented backgrounds as part of a national effort to diversify the biomedical workforce. UNTHSC...

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| October 21, 2014

SAGE thanks Meals on Wheels with donation

For five years, Meals on Wheels has helped connect homebound older adults with the Students Assisting in Geriatric Education, or SAGE, program that makes it possible for medical professions students to make home visits with local seniors. Recently SAGE leaders...

  • Education
| October 20, 2014

Preparing for outbreak

Brad Cannell, PhD, MPH As the world anxiously follows news from first responders, health care workers and the CDC in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in Dallas, students at UNT Health Science Center are learning valuable lessons to help...

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  • Education
| October 17, 2014

Public health professor gives back in the BEST way

Lilly Ramphal-Naley, MD, MPH, has come up with a unique way to assist international graduate students at UNT Health Science Center by donating her teaching stipend back to the school to create five new $1,000 scholarships through the School of...

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  • Community
| October 16, 2014

Dr. Martha Felini honored by Dallas County Commissioners Court

Martha Felini, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UNT Health Science Center, has been honored for her leadership role in the Prostitute Diversion Initiative (PDI) in Dallas. The Dallas County Commissioners Court recently approved a resolution recognizing...

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  • Education
| October 16, 2014

Program to show how tai chi promotes wellness

  Paul Lam Image courtesy: Tai Chi for Health Paul Lam, an international tai chi expert, will present "Tai Chi for Health and Wellness" from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20, on the UNT Health Science Center campus. Dr....