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Innovative IPE training draws faculty to UNTHSCBy Alex Branch Preparing health professions students to work in high-performing teams is key to UNT Health Science Center’s vision of producing the health care providers of the future. But to succeed, those students’ teachers need equally extraordinary team skills. That’s why faculty members from UNTHSC, Texas Christian University and University of Texas at Arlington Read More »

May 9, 2019

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Neurobiology symposium will feature predoctoral fellows’ workBy Jan Jarvis As a predoctoral fellow in 2012, Nicole Phillips presented her research on genetic variants associated with Alzheimer’s disease at the Neurobiology of Aging Trainee Symposium. Seven years later, Dr. Phillips will watch the predoctoral fellow she is mentoring present her own work. “This is the cumulative event of the year for fellows,” Read More »

May 9, 2019

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UNTHSC pain research registry to expand statewideBy Alex Branch  . An innovative pain research registry at UNT Health Science Center will expand to other major Texas cities, a big step for the project that could help change the way chronic pain is treated The PRECISION Pain Research Registry allows UNTHSC researchers to analyze the DNA of people who suffer chronic lower Read More »

May 3, 2019

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New pharmacy dean to help students understand expanding opportunitiesBy Jan Jarvis S. Suresh Madhavan had just earned an MBA and was working at a good job in India when he made a decision that changed the course of his career. “I felt unfulfilled so I decided to come to the United States,” he said. “It was really out of a sense of adventure Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Former college basketball player becomes acclaimed UNTHSC resident doctorBy Alex Branch Dr. Mindy Hansen’s path to becoming the top osteopathic resident physician in the United States started on the basketball hardwood in frigid Minnesota. A four-year shooting guard at the University of Minnesota, she loved being active, using her hands. She spent 15 years after college working as a private training and conditioning Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Rollin’ BonesBy Alex Branch   Osteopathic physicians James Aston and Dante Paredes sit on sofas in an UNT Health Science Center media studio and confront the tricky part of today’s podcast: How to discuss lymphatics so that people understand it — and stay awake. The lymphatic system is a large network of vessels that carry a clear Read More »

Apr 8, 2019

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UTA Research Institute partnering to develop robotic gloves for post-stroke hand rehabilitationMedia Contact: Herb Booth   The University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute is making flexible soft robotic gloves that will aid in rehabilitating stroke patients through virtual reality gaming. Combining this glove with the virtual reality gaming to be developed by Neuro Rehab VR will enable stroke patients to engage in rehabilitation activities for Read More »

Mar 27, 2019

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Pharmacy students travel to Austin for lesson in advocacyBy Jan Jarvis    Nearly a quarter of UNT System College of Pharmacy students took a day off from their classes to get a lesson in advocacy.  The students joined nearly 600 pharmacy professionals from throughout the state for Pharmacist Day at the Capitol in Austin. The Texas Pharmacy Association organized the event.   Pharmacist Day offers Read More »

Mar 21, 2019

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TCOM again leads Texas in producing primary care doctorsBy Alex Branch    The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is leading efforts to solve the state’s physician shortage by graduating the most primary care doctors of any medical school in Texas, according to new rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report.   The UNT Health Science Center medical school was among those ranked Read More »

Mar 12, 2019

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PA program ranked No. 33 nationally by U.S. News and World ReportBy Alex Branch    The UNT Health Science Center Physician Assistant Studies Program was rated 33rd in the country by the U.S. News and World Report 2020 edition of Best Graduate Schools.  The magazine ranked 169 schools, placing the UNTHSC Physician Assistant (PA) program in the top 20 percent of all PA programs that received Read More »

Mar 12, 2019