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…
Womens Heart Health

HSC to host Women’s Cardiovascular and Brain Health Symposium

Sixty million U.S. women live with some form of heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is responsible for 1 in 5 female deaths, but only about half of women recognize it as their No. 1 killer.   To bring awareness to the importance of women’s heart and brain…
Matthew Rossheim

HSC researcher connects ‘alcopops’ and sexual assault of minors

A researcher at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently discovered a correlation between alcopops and the sexual assault of minors. The fizzy, fruit-flavored alcoholic drinks, which contain the same amount of alcohol as up to 5.5 standard alcoholic drinks, have come under fire as parent groups, child safety organizations…
Dr. Trent Adams

Techstars Demo Day to showcase 10 innovative companies

The culmination of a three-month accelerator program that promises to revolutionize the physical health industry will take place Wednesday at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. The Techstars Physical Health Fort Worth Demo Day will feature Shark Tank-style pitches from 10 high-growth, early-stage startup founders who have developed new technology.…
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HSC to hand off operations of Sparkyard

After four years of successful implementation, HSC Next is handing over operations of its Sparkyard platform to Tamara Payne, CEO and cofounder of Ensemble Coworking, a trusted partner in the Fort Worth entrepreneurial ecosystem. The move will allow Sparkyard, a free, one-stop collaborative platform for entrepreneurs and business owners, to grow in ways it could…
Candice Stinnett Cancer Survivor

Whole health focus: Self-care is more than a trend

We live in a world that constantly discusses self-care and “treating yourself.” To most, self-care is a walk in the park to destress, a bubble bath after a long day at work, a trip to the spa after getting an A on an exam, or dinner at your favorite restaurant just because you made it…