Education

PA Alumna Emily Holloway
Tourniquet training pays off in emergency for HSC PA alumBy Alex Branch Emily Holloway (PA ’20) has sewn shut plenty of open wounds at the rural urgent care center where she works in on the East Coast. But she hadn’t encountered anything like the bleeding man who rushed through the clinic’s doors recently. He had sliced his arm open on broken glass. His hand and his shirt were Read More »

Apr 19, 2021

TCOM Big Bend Trip
TCOM Students Partner with TRHA for Big Bend Border Medical Mission TripBy Steven Bartolotta and Mallory McMahon The Texas Rural Health Association chapter at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth spent spring break on their second annual Big Bend medical mission trip to west Texas. The TRHA student group worked with local rural community leaders, physicians, and churches to make the Read More »

Apr 15, 2021

Tcom Met Building
TCOM student organization hosts virtual youth summitBy Steven Bartolotta Learning how to suture, perform CPR and applying a tourniquet was on full display as TCOM’s Student National Medical Association (SNMA) helped host a virtual session of Black Men in White Coats Youth Summit. The activities, which were conducted in the HSC Simulation Lab, were for elementary, junior high students. Dr. Dale Okorodudu, the founder of Black Read More »

Apr 2, 2021

TCOM Students at MET Building
U.S. News Ranks TCOM as top osteopathic school for primary care in Texas, second in the nationBy Steven Bartolotta   U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best medical schools for primary care and for the second consecutive year, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine was the highest ranked osteopathic medical school in Texas and second highest in the nation. TCOM had the second highest ranking of osteopathic medical Read More »

Apr 1, 2021

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Women’s History Month 2021As Women’s History Month draws to a close, HSC College of Pharmacy would like to recognize the immense contributions and significant gains women are making in the pharmacy profession. According to a 2019 National Pharmacist Workforce Study, the pharmacy profession is female dominated, with women making up two-thirds of the workforce in 2019, compared to Read More »

Mar 30, 2021

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One-of-a-kind Patient Safety Course gives TCOM students an edgeBy Steven Bartolotta Lillee Gelinas, MS, RN, CPPS, FAAN, remembers the first patient she ever lost. She was in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps and missed a respiratory depression that ultimately led to the patient’s death. Devastating experiences like that drove the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) to create the nation’s first and only Read More »

Mar 26, 2021

TCOM students
Community Hospital Foundation supports student scholarshipsBy Steven Bartolotta The Community Hospital Foundation has donated $320,000 to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for the creation of the Rohr, Tompson and Zima Scholarship fund. The fund is named after three osteopathic physicians, Dr. G.W. Tomson, Dr. Loren Rohr and Dr. Victor Zima, and will provide scholarships annually to TCOM students. The fund will provide two $5,000 scholarships for second-year students, Read More »

Mar 22, 2021

Dr. Anderson, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. And Rev. Ralph David Abernathy
HSC celebrates the impact of Black Physicians in Osteopathic MedicineBy Steven Bartolotta February is Black History Month and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is proud to honor the pioneering efforts of many African-American men and women who have paved the way in the medical and osteopathic community. From Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, the first black woman to serve as a Dean at a medical Read More »

Feb 1, 2021

Student Hina Ajaz
MHA student demonstrates leadership in action in a most critical yearBy Sally Crocker In an election year like no other, UNTHSC Master of Health Administration (MHA) student Hina Ajaz stepped up in a major way to help get out the vote and advocate for state and local initiatives supporting public health and health equity. Ajaz plans to work in health policy after graduation, perhaps as a legislative health advisor or in another Read More »

Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha
Texas CEAL Consortium works to debunk COVID-19 misinformationThe University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is participating in a virtual town hall titled: “United to Debunk Misinformation in Our Communities; A Town Hall on COVID-19.” The webinar will be held on the Zoom platform on Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. (CST). Register for the webinar here. The Hon. Shelia Jackson-Lee, U.S. Rep. from Harris County, is the Read More »

Jan 13, 2021