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  • Education
| August 21, 2017

Stethoscopes connect generations of UNTHSC physicians

By Alex Branch Patrick Prazak was a high school baseball player who hoped to one day play professionally until his elbow started locking up after games. He underwent surgery, but soon after his shoulder started aching. As a freshman player...

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  • Education
| August 17, 2017

A global audience for TCOM’s rural medicine program

By Jan Jarvis   An international delegation of visitors from 12 countries came to Texas with one common goal: to learn more about how to prevent, treat and manage health problems affecting women around the globe. They found what they...

Lesa B. Roe
  • Our People
| August 17, 2017

NASA executive named sole finalist for UNT System chancellor

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents has selected Lesa B. Roe, Acting Deputy Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as the sole finalist for the position of...

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  • Education
| August 11, 2017

Professor named Public Health Veterinarian of the Year

By Sally Crocker   For years, UNT Health Science Center’s Katherine Fogelberg, DVM, PhD, has donated her spare time to treating animals and finding homes for rescued pets. An Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, Dr. Fogelberg has...

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  • Research
| August 7, 2017

Happy, healthy and 100

By Jan Jarvis Though she’s 100 years old, a little arthritis doesn’t do much to slow down Mae Cora Peterson. She lives alone, starts her day with a round of crossword puzzles and goes to church on Sunday. Sometimes she...

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  • Our People
| August 4, 2017

Why I do what I do

By Nicoleta Bugnariu, PhD, PT I was 19 years old and fresh out of nursing school when I emigrated from Romania to Canada and took a job at a residential facility for seniors. One of the women I cared for...

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  • Research
| August 3, 2017

A better tool to fight substance abuse

By Sally Crocker A new article in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment suggests that a computer program called MAPIT, developed by a UNT Health Science Center researcher, is more effective than standard justice system remedies in prompting substance-using probationers...

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  • Education
| August 1, 2017

Improving health care across the world

By Alex Branch A trio of UNT Health Science Center faculty members shared their expertise in clinical care and patient communication this...

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  • Our People
| July 26, 2017

A celebration of PA pioneers

By Alex Branch   Karen Kindler felt cautious at her interview as a prospective student in the physician assistant studies program two decades ago. The UNT Health Science Center’s PA program...

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  • Education
| July 24, 2017

A national award of excellence for physical therapist

By Alex Branch Myla Quiben, PT, DPT, PhD, prepares her physical therapy students to be health care providers of the future by simulating real-world clinical situations at UNT Health Science Center. Her simulations stress the significance of interprofessional communication –...