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  • Our People
| August 18, 2022

TCOM’s Dr. Janet Lieto begins prestigious AACOM Fellowship this month

Dr. Janet Lieto, the director of Health Systems Science, Leadership and Innovation and an Associate Professor at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine was selected to participate in the highly esteemed American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine’s Osteopathic Health...

Luke Cooksie
  • Our People
| August 16, 2022

TCOM dual degree student elected to APSA executive council

It was the summer of 2015 and Luke Cooksey had just begun a research internship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston as an undergrad student. Each day he rode the bus to work. It was there he met a...

Rafael Saldana-Vazquez and Susan Libby
  • Our People
| August 9, 2022

Led by his compassion and HSC’s values, a PT student rescued a family in distress

It was a moment no adult child ever wants to experience with their elderly parent. Susan Libby’s 92-year-old mother had fallen face-first onto Fort Worth’s busy 7th Street, near the HSC campus, during the high-traffic weekday lunch rush. A simple misunderstanding between...

Sad Doctor Ppe
  • Education
| August 8, 2022

Health care workers must address their mental health

The numbers are staggering. Each year in the U.S., 300 to 400 physicians die by suicide. Such deaths are between 250% and 400% higher among female physicians when compared with women in other professions, and male doctors have suicide rates...

HSC's Pediatric Mobile Clinic
  • Community
| August 5, 2022

HSC receives Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently was awarded a $25,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). The funding will allow the university’s Pediatric Mobile Clinic to...

Dr. Shafik Dharamsi
  • On Campus
| August 4, 2022

New dean hired to lead HSC School of Public Health

An educator with more than 25 years of transdisciplinary and international teaching, research and leadership experience will join The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Aug. 15 as the new dean of the School of Public...

Kaitlyn Mckinley
  • Patient Care
| August 3, 2022

Maximizing safety to minimize risk

HSC Health, in partnership with SaferCare Texas, is building out a custom risk reporting solution with a data reporting company called Riskonnect that just launched for clinic use. Riskonnect serves seven out of the 10 largest U.S. health systems and...

Donny Freeman
  • Patient Care
| July 29, 2022

Perseverance in health care: Donny Freeman’s nursing journey

Donald “Donny” Freeman, clinical operations coordinator of HSC Health Correctional Medicine, knows hard work. For more than 20 years, he was a transportation worker before deciding to leave everything he knew to start a career in health care. Freeman is...

Colbey Walker
  • Community
| July 22, 2022

The commitments of public health, teaching and mentorship hold strong for faculty member Dr. Colbey Walker

The last two years have been a whirlwind for Dr. Colbey Walker and his family. Last year brought Walker to a new faculty position with The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Public Health,...

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  • Community
| July 22, 2022

HSC, Optum Serve form partnership focusing on whole health

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and Optum Serve, a health care solutions business that supports public agencies and others, have signed an agreement to collaborate on a broad range of whole health initiatives in...