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HSC College of Nursing opens applications for inaugural students

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth today announced the opening of the application process for its first nursing students, who will start classes this fall semester. HSC’s nursing students will start in August in either the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) or the Master…
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HSC celebrates Heart Health Month with Healthy Habits, Healthy Heart theme

February is known as the month of love – a month full of chocolates, flowers and celebrating those people love most. To truly celebrate the month of love, people must first ensure they are properly caring for the vessel everyone is celebrating – the heart. American Heart Month occurs each February. This month-long celebration is…
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College of Pharmacy hosts regional managed care pharmacy conference

Nearly 150 managed care pharmacists and pharmacy students from Texas and the southwest region will congregate on the HSC campus on Saturday, Feb. 3 for the annual Southwest Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Day of Education. This is the first time the College of Pharmacy is hosting the regional conference - a great opportunity to…
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Dr. Teresa Wagner encourages TWU graduates to find their ‘why’ at December commencement

“Growing up as a Hispanic girl with a single mother in the 1970s and ‘80s when neither was popular or well accepted, I never dreamed that my life would one day have purpose or make an impact on other people’s lives,” Dr. Teresa Wagner recently shared with graduates from the Texas Woman’s University Department of…
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PT student advocates for interprofessional collaboration after IHI conference

Last year, three students revived The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Chapter, or IHI. An IHI Open School Chapter is a face-to-face group of students who work together to learn and apply skills in quality, safety and leadership. The shared goal of the group…
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SaferCare Texas and School of Public Health awarded grant for opioid intervention

SaferCare Texas, the patient safety department of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and the university’s School of Public Health recently were awarded a $310,339 grant from the City of Fort Worth to provide opioid intervention education to the community. The grant-funded project focuses on community-based intervention, tasking SaferCare Texas…
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TCOM’s Dr. Nelsen named COMAT Examination Chair by NBOME

A leader in the field, Meaghan Nelsen, DO, MS, FACOOG, IBCLC from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has been selected by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners as the COMAT Examination Chair for Obstetrics & Gynecology. Nelsen, an associate professor in…
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HSC to host second annual Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is hosting the Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit on Feb. 10 for the second year. The free event will begin at 9 a.m. in the university’s Medical Education and Training building and will feature keynote speaker Dr. Dale Okorodudu, founder of Black…
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PA and TCOM students collaborate in interprofessional education training

In one room, a patient was suffering from hypovolemic shock due to her ectopic pregnancy. In another, a patient was dealing with cholangitis — an infection of the biliary system. In both cases, a group of physician assistant and medical students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth diagnosed and…
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HSC School of Public Health releases IMPACT 2030 strategic plan

The School of Public Health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has released its new strategic plan – IMPACT 2030: Commitment to Community – to steer the course of the school into the future. “The completion of this plan represents months of tireless effort, inclusive collaboration and comprehensive internal…