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Dr. Ralph Willard
  • Our People
| July 13, 2020

50 Heroes: Dr. Ralph Willard

During his tenure at HSC Fort Worth, Dr. Ralph Willard helped establish education, research and community service as the pillars that support the institution’s commitment to finding solutions for a healthier community, preventing disease and fostering a collaborative learning environment....

  • Community
| July 8, 2020

HSC’s FitWorth providing dairy, produce for Fort Worth’s food insecure families

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s FitWorth program is partnering with GoFresh to provide boxes of food to hungry families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration will supply families with dairy...

Dr Arthur Eisenberg Fc
  • Our People
| July 6, 2020

50 Heroes: Dr. Arthur Eisenberg

So many families with missing loved ones received closure thanks to Arthur “Art” Eisenberg. A pioneer in bringing DNA typing into both paternity testing and the field of forensic genetics, Dr. Eisenberg helped establish the UNT Center for Human Identification...

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  • COVID-19
| June 30, 2020

Navigating through July 4th and the summer of COVID-19

By Sally Crocker In light of new state guidelines issued last week, HSC public health expert Diana Cervantes offers some tips on how to conduct July 4th gatherings and other summertime activities with friends and family. The advice comes after...

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  • COVID-19
| June 29, 2020

Food insecurity concerns heighten for many as COVID-19 again surges

By Sally Crocker New HSC faculty member Charlotte Noble, PhD, MPH, and her family moved from Florida to Fort Worth in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when little was yet known about the reach of the virus, its...

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  • Community
| June 29, 2020

50 Heroes: Mayor Betsy Price

Mayor Betsy Price and HSC share a mission to create solutions for a healthier community. Price, first elected Mayor in 2011, has consistently promoted strategies and activities that improve the fitness, health and well-being of Fort Worth residents. Her devotion...

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  • Our People
| June 29, 2020

‘This has been my home.’ Associate dean leaving HSC after nearly 38 years of special memories.

By Diane Smith When Patricia Gwirtz, PhD, FACC, FAHA, retires from her post as Associate Dean of Education at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences on June 30, she leaves the campus with bragging rights – she has taught physiology...

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  • Education
| June 25, 2020

HSC offers first-ever Certificate in Pharmacometrics

By Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering students a new specialty certification that will give them a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. The Certificate in Pharmacometrics program, offered...

Dr Stacey Griner Fc
  • Our People
| June 24, 2020

HSC professor working to safeguard against oral cancers

By Sally Crocker What’s known is that 66% of oropharyngeal cancers are HPV-related. In mid June, the FDA approved the HPV vaccine, Gardasil 9, for the prevention of certain HPV-related head and neck cancers. What’s still to be explored is...

Alfredo García Saz
  • COVID-19
| June 23, 2020

HSC study indicates North Texas counties are experiencing ‘mini-surge’ in COVID-19 cases

By Diane Smith Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties are experiencing a “mini-surge” in COVID-19 cases, according to a new report issued by The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. “Whether we are using the data...