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Dr. Taylor
  • Community
| January 13, 2022

Provost Taylor: Committed to doing meaningful work in the community

Charles Taylor, the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth's Provost and EVP of Academic Affairs, began his journey in higher education earlier than most as he spent the first five years of his life living in a modified dorm room...

Ireb Fc
  • Education
| January 12, 2022

TCU and UNT Chancellors announce updates to MD School

Today, Chancellor Michael R. Williams and Chancellor Victor J. Boschini, Jr., issued the following joint statement to affirm the vision and announce the next evolution in the advancement of the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine: “Together, the UNT Health...

HSC Student, Dianna H. Nguyen
  • Education
| January 11, 2022

HSC Dual Degree student Dianna Nguyen awarded highly prestigious NIH Fellowship

By Steven Bartolotta Dianna H. Nguyen, a DO/PhD candidate at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, has been awarded the F30 Dual Doctoral-Degree, Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Nguyen received the...

Magdalena Bus and Bruce Budowle
  • Community
| January 11, 2022

Uncovering mysteries and improving forensic medicine

By Sally Crocker Over the years, Bruce Budowle, PhD, has been recognized in various ways for his lifelong dedication to uncovering mysteries, bringing long-sought answers to families and communities, and developing novel ways to improve the science behind forensic medicine. After spending 26 years with the FBI,...

HSC School of Public Health volunteers worked with the local Habitat for Humanity in Fall 2021
  • Education
| January 10, 2022

SPH volunteers help local family build a brighter tomorrow

By Sally Crocker Lives are touched in meaningful ways when hearts and hands come together to serve the community by giving back to others. School of Public Health volunteers worked with the local Habitat for Humanity in Fall 2021 to...

Dr. Melissa Lewis, HSC School of Public Health
  • Education
| January 7, 2022

Dr. Melissa Lewis named first School of Public Health Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Advancement

By Sally Crocker Melissa A. Lewis, PhD, has been named as the first Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Advancement at the HSC School of Public Health (SPH). She began this new position January 1, 2022. In this new role, she...

Dr. Katie Pelch, School of Public Health (SPH) Assistant Professor
  • Community
| January 6, 2022

Dr. Katie Pelch and colleagues are leading the charge for a safer planet, a healthier environment

By Sally Crocker  Katie Pelch, PhD, wants you to know what’s in our environment and how the chemicals we’re exposed to every day may affect our health. Dr. Pelch is a part-time School of Public Health (SPH) Assistant Professor, where she teaches courses in...

Dr. Erika Thompson
  • Community
| January 4, 2022

Dr. Erika Thompson: Giving hope to women and children, advocating for Tarrant County’s most vulnerable families

By Sally Crocker Dr. Erika Thompson was honored with the first-ever Hope Award from the Center for Transforming Lives (CTL) in 2021, recognizing her work as a researcher and community volunteer whose extraordinary efforts make a difference in the lives of women and children and Tarrant County’s most vulnerable...

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  • Community
| December 29, 2021

New study finds older LGB Americans at greater risk of driving under the influence

By Sally Crocker The rates of driving under the influence are of high concern for communities at any time but especially during the holidays. Injuries, hospitalizations and road-related fatalities jump significantly during the holiday party season leading up to New Year’s Eve. For older drivers, the risks are compounded, whether during the holiday party...

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
  • Community
| December 21, 2021

Mentoring Network Reaches Over 20,000 Members Milestone

By Gabrielle Saleh Over twenty thousand individuals across the nation are now harnessing the National Research Mentoring Network's (NRMN) online platform MyNRMN for mentoring and professional development. NRMN is a National Institutes of Health grant-funded initiative founded to provide researchers...