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Pharmacy technician shortage driving force behind new, online prep course

A self-paced, online Pharmacy Technician Preparation Course is now being offered through The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth as a way to help combat the shortage of pharmacy technicians at hospitals, health systems and retail pharmacies. Recognized by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board, the online course takes six to 12…
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Four students represent HSC at national IPE competition

Last month, four students from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth headed to Minnesota to represent HSC at the CLARION National Interprofessional Case Competition. CLARION is a student-driven, staff/faculty-advised committee that focuses on the professional development of health professional students and includes lessons on leadership, teamwork and communication. Participating teams…
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HSC School of Biomedical Sciences awards its first-ever bachelor’s degrees

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is celebrating its first-ever graduating class of undergraduate students. This month, The School of Biomedical Sciences awarded Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences degrees to the program’s first cohort.  “This is a historic day for the Health Science Center as we celebrate the first…
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AIM-AHEAD program featured at supercomputer conference

An HSC program was featured as part of a panel discussion and workshop held at a supercomputing conference in Denver last month. The Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) program, a National Institutes of Health-funded national consortium created in partnership with The University of North Texas Health Science Center…
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The New TCOM-affiliated ONMM Residency program opens at Lake Granbury Medical Center

A second Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine-affiliated residency program has opened at Lake Granbury Medical Center. A new Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency program welcomed its first residents in July, joining the new Dermatology program that is affiliated with TCOM, one of six schools at The University of North Texas Health Science Center, that also began…
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Dr. Dimitrios Karamichos named HSC School of Biomedical Sciences interim dean

Dimitrios Karamichos, PhD, has been appointed interim dean of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Biomedical Sciences, effective Sept. 15, 2023.  Karamichos has served as executive director and endowed chair of the North Texas Eye Research Institute at HSC since 2022. He is a tenured professor with faculty…
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TCOM faculty and staff awarded multiple grants from AACOM

Innovation in Graduate Medical Education is taking the next step, and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is leading the way. TCOM was awarded two grants from the American Association of the Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine one of them is to study the…
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HSC College of Pharmacy announces new curriculum delivery with FlexPharmD program

To address increasing demands on students’ time, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth College of Pharmacy recently created a FlexPharmD program, offering Doctor of Pharmacy students greater flexibility, accessibility and affordability. The adjustment to curriculum delivery will begin in fall 2024 for the Class of 2028 and is one of…
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HSC launches first-of-its-kind lifestyle medicine for teens microcredential 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has launched a first-of-its-kind lifestyle medicine for teens microcredential for high school students. The free certification was developed to encourage students to create healthy habits, backed by science, at a young age. In the 20-hour, self-paced course, students learn about the core concepts of lifestyle medicine:…
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HSC College of Pharmacy granted eight-year accreditation

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s College of Pharmacy has reached another milestone just 10 years after its inaugural class matriculated in 2013. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has granted the college an eight-year accreditation term, the maximum time allowed. This accomplishment signifies that the HSC College of Pharmacy…