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The following people are on the team:; J.K.Vishwanatha; Harlan Jones; Riyaz Basha; Al Yurvati; Michael Smith; Bruce Bunnell; Stephen Mathew; Rance Berg; Thank you.; jk; Jamboor K. Vishwanatha; Ph.D.; Regents Professor and Vice President; Founding Director; Texas Center for Health Disparities; PI; National Research Mentoring Network; Texas CEAL Consortium
  • Education
| May 28, 2021

HSC receives $3.9 million grant to expand program that increases diversity among cancer researchers

By Alex Branch The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) at Fort Worth will significantly expand a program that creates diversity in the medical and biomedical sciences fields thanks to a $3.9 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.  ...

Second-year TCOM student Summer Beckworth
  • Education
| May 27, 2021

TCOM student earns once-in-a-lifetime chance to earn Masters of Space Studies

by Steven Bartolotta Summer Beckworth dreams of practicing osteopathic medicine among the stars.   The second-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine soon will embark on an exclusive one-year program to earn a Masters of Space Studies (MSS) at the International Space University (ISU) in Strasbourg, France. The yearlong program runs from...

Hsc Helps Cowtown Runner Curt Holliday
  • Patient Care
| May 25, 2021

HSC medical team assists runners of all ages during The Cowtown

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Curt Holliday has a rhythm that keeps him moving long distances – run 45 seconds, walk 20 seconds. The 83-year-old Fort Worth resident has been an avid runner since he was about 48. He has participated in...

Melissa Lewis
  • Community
| May 24, 2021

2021 Faculty Achievement Award honorees announced 

By Krista Roberts HSC faculty experienced a year like no other, but they continued to excel during extraordinary circumstances with great determination, resilience and dedication.  Each year, Faculty Achievement Award finalists are recognized for exemplary performance in at least three of...

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  • Community
| May 21, 2021

HSC Pediatric Mobile Clinic surpasses 10,000 patient encounters

By Kathryn Lytton  Since 2014, HSC’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic has provided critical health care resources to underserved children in Fort Worth. Traveling to neighborhoods across the city, the mobile clinic offers wellness visits, school/sports physicals, immunizations, screenings and education at...

Sydney Manning, HSC School of Public Health Honors Graduate, Class of 2021
  • Education
| May 20, 2021

Circle of life brings SPH honors grad to a new day, new opportunities

By Sally Crocker  The study of turkeys, fish, native wolves and other wildlife helped one of this year’s HSC commencement award winners find connections to the people side of public health and her future career path. Sydney Manning, Master of Science...

Recent HSC Class of 2021 grad, Dr. Samantha Watson
  • Education
| May 19, 2021

Pharmacy graduate overcomes difficult journey to fulfill her dreams

By Krista Roberts  When Samantha Watson was in middle school, she dreamed of becoming a doctor. Through many ups, downs and detours along the way, she realized her dream Friday when she finally held that title, Doctor of Pharmacy, from the HSC College of Pharmacy.   “It’s very surreal,” Watson said....

Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, PhD, Regents Professor and Founding Director for the HSC Texas Center for Health Disparities
  • Community
| May 19, 2021

Conference will spotlight outreach to minority communities and COVID-19’s impact on vulnerable populations

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is working with the Texas Community Engagement Research Alliance (CEAL), the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM)...

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  • Community
| May 18, 2021

HSC’s community leadership continues with vaccination effort

By Sarah Hopkins   When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, HSC sprang into action by offering tangible solutions to Tarrant County’s urgent health care needs.   HSC swiftly opened the first COVID-19 testing location in all of Tarrant County for frontline responders. It didn’t stop there — HSC team members also opened several testing and vaccination sites, staffed a...

Amber Deckard, School of Public Health 2021 Dean’s Commencement Award for Academic Achievement Recipient
  • Education
| May 18, 2021

For 2021 academic achievement honoree, food equals love, connections, healthy communities and more

By Sally Crocker Food has inspired student Amber Deckard’s academic career path and community service endeavors for as long as she can remember. Deckard - winner of this year’s University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) School of Public Health (SPH) Dean’s Commencement Award for...