ROME team at Morton

TCOM students provide free care in West Texas

Buoyed by the support of Wellpoint – formerly known as Amerigroup – 27 medical students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth spent three days in the Panhandle of Texas providing free health care clinics in rural, underserved communities. This latest medical mission…
Rebecca Bosques

TCOM students teaching medical Spanish to students nationwide

Addressing perhaps one of the fastest-growing barriers to health care, medical students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine are teaching medical Spanish to their classmates to help them in clinical encounters with their future patients. TCOM’s Latino Medical Student Association members, led by President…
Bethany Brady

Two faculty members join SHP’s department of Personalized Health and Well-Being

During a break year before starting college, Bethany Brady developed her passion for nutrition while traveling the world. She witnessed the ravages of malnutrition up close and wanted to learn how to help. Before pursuing her PhD, Dr. Karrie Curry was an endurance athlete, having competed in eight triathlons, seven marathons and several century cycle…
Zach Harmon

First-year PA student awarded EMS Person of the Year

By the time Zach Harmon and his team of paramedics arrived at a crash scene on Interstate 20 in Weatherford, Texas, the man they’d been deployed to help was already unconscious. He was breathing just six times a minute with a dangerously low heart rate. The truck driver was pinned inside the cabin of his tractor-trailer…
Dr. Lieto

TCOM’s Dr. Janet Lieto begins role as competency chair with NBOME

One of the leading innovators in the osteopathic profession who also is a faculty member at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently was appointed to a role on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Janet Lieto, DO, FACOFP, CMD, CPPS, director of Health Systems Science, Leadership and Innovation…
Dr. Licciardone

National pain research registry study finds long-term opioid therapy ineffective

The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine has published an article on long-term opioid therapy based on national data from the Pain Registry for Epidemiological, Clinical, and Interventional Studies and Innovation, which is headquartered at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. The study findings revealed that LTOT, commonly…
Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth

Innovate Fort Worth podcast celebrates 100th episode

Nearly four years since the release of its first episode, Innovate Fort Worth is celebrating its 100th episode. The podcast — sponsored by The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth — was created to inspire and inform the local business community. Since launching, it has become a leading platform for in-depth…
Dr. Priya Bui

Big Waves, Little Victims – The Opioid Crisis’s Effect on Our Most Vulnerable Population – Children

“Help my child!” a frantic mother calls out in the Emergency Department, holding her limp toddler. The medical team rushes to her side to see a child who is not breathing. They quickly assist the child by forcing oxygen into his lungs and soon his color returns. “Mom, what happened before this? Was he sick?…
Students training in HSC's Regional Simulation Center

TCOM set as pilot site for NBOME’s Core Competency Capstone

The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners has selected The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine as a pilot site for Phase 2 of their Core Competency Capstone for Osteopathic Medicine project. The project, known as C3DO, is studying the feasibility of on-campus standardized assessment of…
HSC president, faculty and staff at AI event

SPH artificial intelligence workforce event draws record attendance

More than 200 guests, both in person and online, participated in the recent School of Public Health workforce event on “Artificial Intelligence, Health Equity and the Future of Public Health” at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Artificial intelligence is expected to bring significant changes to the future of the…