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Dr. Frank Filipetto received the TCOM Proclamation from City Council and Mayor Betsy Price at Fort Worth City Hall on October 27, 2020.
  • Community
| October 28, 2020

Fort Worth honors TCOM for 50 years of service

By Steven Bartolotta The City of Fort Worth celebrated a half century of partnership with the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine on Tuesday night with a proclamation honoring the medical school’s 50th anniversary.  Mayor Betsy Price recognized the impact the osteopathic medical school, one of six colleges now at The University of North Texas...

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Cole Romney and family
  • Our People
| October 28, 2020

TCOM student and wife launch “one-stop, no-scratch” mitten shop

By Steven Bartolotta  Baby mittens are perhaps the crown jewel of cuteness for little hands and feet. However, they can also be hot, sweaty and cumbersome for babies trying to use their hands. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Cole Romney and his wife Kimberlynne noticed this...

Dr. Melanie Lagomichos
  • Patient Care
| October 26, 2020

HSC Experts: Flu vaccine is ‘essential component of prenatal care’

By Kathryn Lytton and Diane Smith Traci Benson is matter-of-fact about protecting herself from the flu.  This year, there is added incentive - she is an expectant mother trying to protect her baby.  “It’s 100% important, especially with COVID happening right now,” said...

Sen. Jane Nelson
  • Our People
| October 26, 2020

50 Heroes: Senator Jane Nelson

You can’t walk far across campus without seeing Senator Jane Nelson’s impact on HSC.  Since taking office in 1993, she has helped the university double in size, expand to six schools and lead a culture change around safety in health care with the founding of...

Dr. Scott Walters
  • Our People
| October 23, 2020

HSC Regents Professor Dr. Scott Walters and colleagues share progress addressing nation’s opioid crisis

By Sally Crocker A special issue of the peer-reviewed scientific journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence has been released, profiling the efforts of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study to address the nation’s opioid crisis.  $350 million in funding has been committed to this program between 2019-2022 in what is notably the largest implementation science study...

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  • Our People
| October 22, 2020

Pharmacy student finds universal language through magic

By Arnessa Blanks, Communications Intern  Fourth-year pharmacy student, Rohit Sampat, never thought his love of magic would help him in his pursuit to become a pharmacist.  Sampat says preparing for magic shows and interacting with different people has helped him tremendously as he prepares...

Iman Zidan
  • Education
| October 20, 2020

Goldman Scholar dreams of owning a pharmacy and helping the underserved

By Krista Roberts Iman Zidan has big aspirations. Her ultimate goal is to own her own pharmacy to serve the less fortunate. “I continue to push myself everyday so that I am one step closer to successfully serving and giving back to my...

John H. Harakal, D.O.
  • Our People
| October 19, 2020

50 Heroes: John H. Harakal, D.O.

Students in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine graduate with a thorough, hands-on knowledge of the musculoskeletal system – a knowledge that is hugely beneficial regardless of practice specialty or research focus. While that knowledge is foundational to osteopathic medicine, the driving force behind its teaching and practice at TCOM was John H. Harakal,...

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  • Our People
| October 19, 2020

TCOM faculty, students and alumni honored by AOF

By Steven Bartolotta A top-flight career of quality, compassion and excellence received an exclamation point as the American Osteopathic Foundation named Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Dr. Janice Knebl the 2020 Physician of the Year. Dr. Knebl, TCOM’s Interim Chair of...

Dr. Stephan Davis
  • Our People
| October 16, 2020

MHA Program Director Dr. Stephan Davis contributes to national diversity, equity and inclusion report

By Sally Crocker  The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, with contributions from the HSC School of Public Health, has released a set of recommendations for building a culture of fairness, respect and inclusion in health professions learning environments.  SPH Assistant Professor and MHA Program Director Stephan...