Community

City Of Fort Worth Tcom Proclamation Fc
City of Fort Worth Recognizes TCOM during National Osteopathic Medicine Week By Steven Bartolotta The City of Fort Worth recognized the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine on Tuesday with a proclamation celebrating National Osteopathic Medicine Week. TCOM Dean Dr. Frank Filipetto, along with first-year students Saanji Desai and Alex Frangenberg received the proclamation from City Council Member Dennis Shingleton, who recognized the impact of osteopathic medicine on the health care system.   “We are Read More »

Apr 22, 2021

Tcom Student Dennis Kulp Fc 2
TCOM student delivers for his family, now he’s ready to deliver for his communityBy Steven Bartolotta Dennis Kulp sat in his car sobbing, his work clothes soaking wet. The TCOM fourth-year student was starting to crumble from what seemed like insurmountable pressure — stress of medical school, financial woes, family struggles and the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Why am I doing this,” wondered Kulp. He was working part-time as an Uber Eats Read More »

Mar 15, 2021

Opal Lee photo by Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram
HSC CEAL partnership registers residents for COVID-19 vaccines at YMCABy Diane Smith-Pinckney   Fort Worth social justice advocate Opal L. Lee has a COVID-19 public health message: “For Heaven’s sake, go get the vaccine.” The 94-year-old activist recently posted a flyer on Facebook with details about a vaccination registration event planned at the William M. McDonald YMCA in Southeast Fort Worth. The University of Read More »

Mar 12, 2021

Ireb Fc
New funding to enhance Sparkyard’s ability to support Fort Worth startups and entrepreneurs  The University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) received a $450,000 grant for Sparkyard, a collaborative platform that supports Fort Worth entrepreneurs and startups. Grant funds will significantly expand the initiative’s ability to connect new business owners to resources they need to launch and grow their companies. HSC will match the grant with an additional $112,500 in the project. The combined investment in Read More »

Mar 9, 2021

Tcom Students At Covid Testing Site Unthsc
Critical partnerships help keep TCOM students on rotation and vaccinatedBy Steven Bartolotta There has always been a unique bond between the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and the JPS Health Network, two medical powerhouses in Fort Worth. Scores of TCOM students roam the hospital on a daily basis doing critical rotations and learning from some of the best physicians in the country. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, that Read More »

Feb 3, 2021

Kids in classroom
HSC’s FitWorth and the Fort Worth Independent School District are promoting student well-being during 2021 Spring Wellness ChallengeBy Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Independent School District teamed up to build healthier and safer communities in 2021. HSC/FitWorth is working with the school district’s physical education department to introduce the Spring Wellness Challenge to an estimated 84,000 Fort Worth students. “Speaking for the FWISD Health & Physical Education Department, I will say that we are eager to work alongside HSC Fort Worth for our Read More »

Jan 27, 2021

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
HSC receives Fort Worth Beautiful Award for 2020-2021The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC Fort Worth) is a recipient of the Fort Worth Beautiful Award for 2020-2021. “I am very proud of the work put in by our Grounds Team which consists of Riaz Dhanji, Raul Cano, and Ignacio Rodriguez,” said Seth Willmoth, Executive Director, Facilities Management Read More »

Jan 19, 2021

Hsc Pharmacy Retirees Slovin Cohen Pang Fc
Retirees leave lasting imprint on HSC College of Pharmacy   This month, three College of Pharmacy professors are retiring, but their contributions to the college have made a permanent imprint on the college’s success and culture. “I was really proud to be a part of it from the very beginning,” said Lawrence Cohen, PharmD, Professor of Pharmacotherapy. Dr. Cohen, who was the third person Read More »

Dec 21, 2020

Jeff Beeson
50 Heroes: Dr. Jeff BeesonJeff Beeson is the calm in the midst of a storm. Dr. Beeson is the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Global Medical Response, the largest medical transportation company in the United States. He is also a Vice Provost over Academic Partnerships and Initiatives for University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth and Read More »

Dec 14, 2020

Social Media Apps
Myths and truths about false newsBy Sally Crocker Dear Aunt Kathy spends a lot of time on social media. She likes to share cute animal videos, funny observations … and, sometimes, false news. A lot of folks know someone like Kathy, maybe a close friend or relative, an acquaintance or a connection of a connection online. When people post or share Read More »

Dec 3, 2020