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  • Research
| July 1, 2021

Reducing alcohol use and risky behaviors among college students

By Sally Crocker Three School of Public Health (SPH) researchers at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) are part of a team creating and testing a web application designed to reduce alcohol use and...

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  • Community
| June 28, 2021

‘What About Mom?’ e-health program expands to support new teen mothers 

By Sally Crocker  Coming home from the hospital with a new baby can be hard, whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced pro. But for teenage moms, the challenge can be especially daunting.   Most teens don’t plan to get...

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  • Community
| June 25, 2021

HSC Cowtown medical team, CPR helped save runner’s life

By Diane Smith-Pinckney  Bryce Schilling credits bystander CPR with his second chance at life.  The Dallas accountant, 27, collapsed after participating in The Cowtown Half Marathon on May 8. His memory is foggy, but he remembers crossing the finish line...

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  • Community
| June 23, 2021

Women’s networking group started by TCOM leader earns national award

By Steven Bartolotta In 2007, TCOM’s Dr. Rita Patterson and Dr. Jennifer Wayne, a professor at Virginia Tech, recognized the need for women in the field of bioengineering to meet together, network, mentor and increase the representation of women in...

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  • Research
| June 22, 2021

Early findings of innovative study of Alzheimer’s among diverse populations available to dementia researchers

  A growing trove of data to help scientists understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease among diverse populations within the context of sociocultural, behavioral and environmental factors is now available through the Institute...

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  • Community
| June 21, 2021

HSC Pride: Increased pronoun use is an emerging trend among health professionals

By Diane Smith-Pinckney The embroidery on Vic Holmes’ black scrubs identify him as a physician assistant and an ally to LGBTQ+ patients. The words, stitched under a rainbow-colored Caduceus pin and near his heart, read: “Vic Holmes, PA-C, He/Him/His, Family...

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  • Community
| June 21, 2021

Public health scientist lends expertise to national database addressing safer use of chemicals in our environment

By Sally Crocker Katie Pelch, PhD, wants you to know what’s in our environment and how the chemicals we’re exposed to every day may affect our health. Dr. Pelch is a part-time Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, in...

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  • Education
| June 15, 2021

TCOM Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomes new inductees 

By Steven Bartolotta The humanistic side of medicine is alive and well at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The TCOM Chapter of the Arnold P Gold Foundation inducted 45 students and four faculty members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society...

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  • Research
| June 14, 2021

eHealth interventions could help African-American patients in battle with chronic pain

By Steven Bartolotta The PRECISION Pain Research Registry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth has identified important racial disparities in pain management that became more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its study recently published...

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  • Our People
| June 8, 2021

Dr. Diana Cervantes named among Fort Worth’s ‘most influential’ for public health service during the pandemic

By Sally Crocker Dr. Diana Cervantes has spent the last year keeping people informed and updated on all things coronavirus, and now she’s being recognized as one of Fort Worth Inc.’s “400 Most Influential People” for helping protect the community’s...