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Rep. Charlie Geren Fc
  • Our People
| August 3, 2020

50 Heroes: Rep. Charlie Geren 

Rep. Charlie Geren has championed HSC for almost two decades.  First elected to the Texas House of Representatives District 99 in November 2000, he has advocated tirelessly for the university, its students and programs, and the many benefits HSC brings to Fort Worth.  Rep. Geren is a longtime supporter...

Veteran Student Mikel Bell
  • Our People
| July 31, 2020

Call of duty

By Diane Smith  Mikel Bell’s plan to become a doctor came while fighting the war on terrorism in Iraq where he gave medical support to U.S. Marines.  In 2007, Bell was a Navy corpsman embedded with a Marine unit fighting in Iraq, removing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and stopping...

Dr. Stephan Davis Tribute Fc
  • COVID-19
| July 28, 2020

HSC dedicates musical tribute to healthcare heroes

By Sally Crocker  Layer upon layer, a music video is developed, as is a heartfelt message of utmost respect and gratitude.   Such was the case when the HSC School of Public Health planned a special tribute to the healthcare industry, recognizing the many challenges that hospitals, providers, staff and support workers have faced over...

50 Heroes Dr. Myron Jacobson Fc
  • Our People
| July 27, 2020

50 Heroes: Dr. Myron Jacobson

Dr. Myron Jacobson was the right man at the right time. After the UNT System College of Pharmacy was created in 2011, UNTHSC leaders needed someone with the vision and experience to build a high-quality program to train the providers...

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  • Research
| July 24, 2020

COVID-19 Research Reports

COVID-19 Research The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on communities. Rajesh R. Nandy, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatics and Epidemiology, and a data analytics team is studying all...

Covid 19 Drinking Fc
  • COVID-19
| July 20, 2020

New research points to far-reaching public health concerns of pandemic stress drinking

By Sally Crocker There’s a lot of drinking going on during COVID-19. Takeout, home deliveries and curbside pickup of beer, wine, liquors and other alcoholic products have increased significantly – from 40%-50%, according to different sources – over the months...

Albert Yurvati, Do, Facos, Fics,faha Chairman And Professor Surgery
  • Our People
| July 20, 2020

50 Heroes: Dr. Albert Yurvati

It’s not often that a surgeon operates on one of the founders of the medical school they attended. But that’s just one of the tantalizing tales from the remarkable career of Dr. Albert Yurvati. TCOM’s Director of Medical Education and...

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  • Education
| July 15, 2020

HSC prioritizes microcredentials to enhance students’ career readiness

By Betsy Friauf At The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC), student career readiness is enhanced in myriad ways. One of the latest is microcredentialing. Microcredentials are competency-based, specialized certifications attesting that a student has...

Covid-19 Test
  • COVID-19
| July 15, 2020

What you need to know while awaiting COVID-19 test results

By Sally Crocker As virus rates continue surging nationwide, a growing number of people are getting tested for COVID-19, and many have important questions on what to do while they await results. According to Dr. Diana Cervantes, faculty epidemiologist with...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • On Campus
| July 14, 2020

Emerging biotech company to expand from Silicon Valley to The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth will be a new home and primary area of growth for CAGE Bio Inc., a privately held clinical-stage company, currently a resident company at Johnson &...