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HSC is here for our alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic – and every dayBy Betsy Friauf Each day, the Alumni Relations team at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth works to strengthen alumni bonds of fellowship by developing relationships, establishing lifelong learning connections and cultivating alumni as leaders, volunteers, advocates and donors for HSC. Rising to a new challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic, Read More »

May 13, 2020

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HSC High School Art Show goes virtual this yearSince 1985, the HSC High School Art show has showcased young people’s work in media from photography to painting to computer art, and several in between. The show, usually on view each spring in the EAD Atrium Gallery, is an annual tradition that draws 11th– and 12th-grade artists from Cooke, Denton, Erath, Hood, Parker, Tarrant, Read More »

Apr 28, 2020

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Don’t toss it – donate it during Earth Day Clothing DriveBy Oreoluwa Obayan Help out the disadvantaged, the environment, and your own sense of purpose by donating discarded clothes and household goods during the HSC Fort Worth Clothing Drive, a student project honoring Earth Day. April 22 through May 6, drop off your items in a no-touch bin on the west side of the HSC Read More »

Apr 20, 2020

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When family members become coworkers in a brave new work environmentBy Sally Crocker One recent afternoon, HSC Regents Professor Dr. Scott Walters was working from home like most North Texans who are socially distancing right now as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. He was leading a Zoom meeting when things really heated up in his closed-door office, not because Dr. Walters was sparking new Read More »

Apr 16, 2020

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The month medical education changed…possibly foreverBy Steven Bartolotta It was late February, and COVID-19 was spreading globally. But the concern about the wide-reaching impacts it could have on every segment of American society was minimal. It was around that time that Dr. Michael Oglesby of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, a sage of over 40 years of teaching, started Read More »

Apr 3, 2020

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HSC students provide ‘invaluable’ support as tutors, mentors to TABS studentsBy Diane Smith Ivette Robledo stays after school to get extra help in science – a routine aimed at helping her ace freshman biology at the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences. The after-school instruction is the work of Tutors for the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences, a student organization at The University of North Texas Read More »

Feb 27, 2020

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Forward-thinking MHA students engage others in inaugural ‘Leading Change in Healthcare’ summitBy Sally Crocker MHA student Paridhi Sheth came up with a big idea that paid off well for healthcare administration students from the Health Science Center at Fort Worth and around the North Texas area. Her brainchild was to bring HSC School of Public Health students together with peers from other universities as part of Read More »

Feb 26, 2020

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Partnerships in service build stronger communityBy Sally Crocker Great things happen when community partners work together, and the collaborations between the UNTHSC School of Public Health and various local organizations continue to grow stronger as more is done to impact the community. Two years ago, local organizations were invited to campus to meet with SPH faculty and staff to network Read More »

Jan 27, 2020

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‘Anyone can save a life’By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose. He does this in loving memory of his son, Holden. On Sept. 25, 2017, Holden Read More »

Jan 23, 2020

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UNTHSC grad chosen for CDC’s ‘top gun’ disease detective serviceBy Sally Crocker For decades, the image of worn-out shoe leather with a prominent hole in the bottom has served as a visual representation of the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) disease detectives who travel the world investigating outbreaks that threaten the public’s health. For 65 years and counting, these officers have been globally recognized Read More »

Dec 16, 2019