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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...

  • Community
| January 10, 2014

President Michael R. Williams: A€AUATUNTHSC must deliver extraordinary value

Armed with examples of successful research, patient care and educational initiatives, UNT Health Science Center President Michael R. Williams told a group of business leaders that he wants his institution to be “one of the top assets not only in...

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  • Community
| January 9, 2014

UNTHSC to close for MLK Day

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. However, all UNT Health clinics and offices will remain open during normal business hours. The Gibson D. Lewis Library will...

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  • Education
| January 8, 2014

UNTHSC Dean elected to chair physical therapy accreditation commission

Claire Peel, Dean of UNT Health Science Center’s School of Health Professions, was elected the 2014 Chair of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). CAPTE is the only accrediting agency for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant...

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  • Patient Care
| January 3, 2014

OMT treatment allows triathlon athlete to make the race

Jan Jowitt had trained for eight months for a Half Ironman triathlon when she injured her right shoulder. The pain and limited range of motion made it hard for her to swim or even to sleep. While  Jowitt, DHA, RN,...

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  • Patient Care
| January 2, 2014

New year brings allergic assault from the south, UNTHSC expert warns

Just when you thought it was safe to breathe again, the new year brings a new allergy.  December's sub-freezing temperatures quelled ragweed and many other allergens. But mountain cedar (actually ashe juniper, a small tree native to Central Texas) has...

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  • Patient Care
| December 20, 2013

Holidays provide opportunity to check older relatives’ mental acuity, UNTHSC expert says

Every year, families gather for the holidays only to realize that older relatives aren't quite the same as they were the last time they saw them. "During the year family members may talk on the phone and never really know...

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  • Education
| December 20, 2013

JPMorgan Chase Foundation grant supports Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences

From left: Rusty Reeves, Harlan Jones, Mike Wilson, Tammie Marceleño, Michael Williams, Bart Bonney, Randy McGuffee, Doug White, Todd Ritterbusch, Brian Page. The JPMorgan Chase Foundation awarded the UNT Health Science Center $50,000 to support a program that offers high...