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Innovation Team For Hsc.
  • Community
| July 20, 2022

Sparkyard launches Spanish-language website

When The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth received a $562,500 grant, managers of the Sparkyard platform that supports local entrepreneurs and startups set out to expand its services. One of the key initiatives of that...

Scott Walters
  • Community
| July 15, 2022

988 suicide hotline launches in time of need

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will expand to receive calls or texts sent to the newly created 9-8-8 emergency number. The shortened, easy-to-remember number is a means to connect directly with support for anyone who is experiencing any form of...

Kush Rama
  • Education
| July 15, 2022

A passion for preventative medicine leads TCOM student to help incoming medical students

It was the summer of 2018 and Kush Rama had just finished his freshman year at Texas A&M University. He and his family were on their way to visit his grandfather in Gujarat, India. As they were traveling through the...

David P. Siderovski
  • Research
| July 12, 2022

How worried should you be about brain-eating amoeba?

Recent reports of Iowa beaches closing this summer and three deaths from brain-eating amoeba in Texas in recent years (2019, 2020 and 2021) have brought into focus the lack of treatment for such infections. A researcher at The University of...

Paredes Edit
  • Patient Care
| July 8, 2022

Changing lifestyles and saving lives: How one osteopathic physician might just change health care

Dante Paredes, DO, looked his patient straight in the eye and with a stern tone told him he simply had two choices. He could either make a course correction now or sign the papers for hospice.   “So, is there a...

Steph Curry
  • Community
| June 30, 2022

HSC researcher eyes NBA finals

Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos was paying particularly close attention to the NBA finals this year. The executive director and endowed chair of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s North Texas Eye Research Institute is a huge...

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
  • Community
| June 30, 2022

Dr. Diana Cervantes named as a 2022 Fellow of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology

Dr. Diana Cervantes, assistant professor and director of the MPH Epidemiology Program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Public Health has been named as a 2022 Fellow of the Association for Professionals...

Pediatric Mobile Clinic
  • Community
| June 29, 2022

Pediatric Mobile Clinic bridges gap in care during summer

The Pediatric Mobile Clinic at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is known for being one of the only mobile clinics in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that specializes in pediatrics. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Hsc Students And Staff In Regional Simulation Center
  • Education
| June 23, 2022

HSC opens Regional Simulation Center with fully immersive VR rooms

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth made history on Thursday with the opening of the first immersive virtual reality simulation center in Texas. A ribbon-cutting ceremony — featuring Dr. Michael R. Williams, chancellor of the...

Ruth Roman
  • Our People
| June 22, 2022

Former federal employee hired as new EVP and COO at HSC

To say Ruth Roman has been at the center of high-level decisions would be an understatement. In her role as the executive officer at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, her leadership produced positive outcomes that have rippled...