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  • Our People
| March 25, 2021

Canadian born, but a Fort Worth icon, TCOM’s Dr. W. Paul Bowman retires

By Steven Bartolotta His first Leukemia patient at Cook Children’s Hospital was 22-months old and had a severe form of the disease for which survival rates in the early 1980s were less than 20 percent. Unfazed, W. Paul Bowman, M.D....

Stop Six Vaccine
  • COVID-19
| March 24, 2021

HSC Fort Worth, Tarrant County Open COVID-19 Vaccination Location in Stop Six Neighborhood

By Alex Branch   The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) and Tarrant County will open a COVID-19 vaccination site Tuesday, March 23 in Fort Worth’s Stop Six neighborhood with an initial goal of administering 1,000 shots in the first week. The vaccine site opened Tuesday at Brighter...

TCOM students
  • Education
| March 22, 2021

Community Hospital Foundation supports student scholarships

By Steven Bartolotta The Community Hospital Foundation has donated $320,000 to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for the creation of the Rohr, Tompson and Zima Scholarship fund. The fund is named after three osteopathic physicians, Dr. G.W. Tomson, Dr. Loren Rohr and Dr. Victor Zima, and...

Dr. Diana Cervantes
  • COVID-19
| March 17, 2021

Your COVID-19 vaccine questions answered

By Sally Crocker More people are getting their COVID-19 vaccinations as more doses are being shipped to communities across the U.S. The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are already well underway, and a third option, from manufacturer Johnson & Johnson, has...

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  • Community
| March 15, 2021

TCOM student delivers for his family, now he’s ready to deliver for his community

By Steven Bartolotta Dennis Kulp sat in his car sobbing, his work clothes soaking wet. The TCOM fourth-year student was starting to crumble from what seemed like insurmountable pressure — stress of medical school, financial woes, family struggles and the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...

Opal Lee photo by Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Community
| March 12, 2021

HSC CEAL partnership registers residents for COVID-19 vaccines at YMCA

By Diane Smith-Pinckney   Fort Worth social justice advocate Opal L. Lee has a COVID-19 public health message: “For Heaven’s sake, go get the vaccine.” The 94-year-old...

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  • Our People
| March 11, 2021

MHA women make history during Women’s History Month

By Sally Crocker   Three diverse women from HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program are kicking off Women’s History Month 2021with a bang, advancing for the first time in the program’s...

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  • Research
| March 10, 2021

A new collaboration to better understand Keratoconus Dystrophy

Drs. Dimitrios Karamichos and Melissa Petersen at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, are teaming with DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) Biobank in Ohio to find clues about Keratoconus Dystrophy. Their research will help better identify individuals with Down syndrome who are at risk of the...

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  • Community
| March 9, 2021

New funding to enhance Sparkyard’s ability to support Fort Worth startups and entrepreneurs

  The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) received a $450,000 grant for Sparkyard, a collaborative platform that supports Fort Worth entrepreneurs and startups. Grant funds will significantly expand the initiative’s ability to connect new business owners to resources they need to launch and...

TCOM student Katie Albin
  • Research
| March 5, 2021

TCOM student research is published in Journal of Adolescent Health

By Steven Bartolotta Research is one of the backbones that medicine can’t live without and Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine second-year student Katie Albin is hoping some of her latest research can help make a difference for the younger generation. Albin teamed up...