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Three TCOM students win Ricco Ethics Scholarship

By Steven Bartolotta A trio of students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine were awarded scholarships in the seventh annual Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Essay competition. The three students all drew from personal experience to craft their essays on ethics in the profession. TCOM first-year student Jillian Floyd captured first-place in the competition…

Best-selling author, healthcare leadership expert shares advice with MHA students

By Sally Crocker U.S. businessman, entrepreneur, author and leadership consultant Quint Studer told  a group of School of Public Health students that finding the right fit and being committed to their own personal and professional development are keys to a successful career. Eighty percent of failure in a job has to do with clarity, said…
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Clinical Research Management online master’s degree gives students more options

By Jan Jarvis The demand for well-trained clinical research professionals is so high that when students complete a master’s degree in Clinical Research Management at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, they are almost guaranteed a job. “There is a huge opportunity for trained professionals in this area,” said Stephen…
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HSC introduces new MHA Online degree

By Sally Crocker Stephan Davis, DNP, MHSA, FACHE, knows how it feels to want to be a part of making change happen. The incoming director of the Master of Health Administration (MHA) degree program at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth was practicing as a registered nurse and just 21…
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Medical Science online master’s degree gives students more options

By Jan Jarvis Master of Science (MS) program in Medical Science Fall 2020 application now open The Medical Science master’s degree program is now available online to help students achieve their career goals in becoming healthcare providers. The online option is designed for students who want to improve their qualifications for applying to medical, dental,…
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Interested in a pharmacy degree? HSC’s student-centered program is looking for applicants to its scholarship programs

By Diane Smith Sarah Edwards holds a special title at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth – first-ever recipient of the Carol and Ronnie Goldman Scholarship. Edwards is a third-year pharmacy student at the UNT System College of Pharmacy. She is on the path to becoming a licensed pharmacist specializing…
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Dual doctorate student defends dissertation virtually

By Steven Bartolotta The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted the educational plans of millions, but Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Grace Pham wasn’t about to allow it to get in the way of hers. Pham, who is pursuing the dual-doctorate degree of DO/PhD, is in the final stages of the marathon race to earn…
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For HSC students, Culinary Medicine Class is more than just a meal

By Steven Bartolotta Samar Taqvi wanted to do it for her father. Sadie Thompson and Heidi Spann wanted to expand their versatility in rural areas of Texas where they’ll eventually practice medicine. The Culinary Medicine Class is a six-week course that emphasizes the importance of nutritious and delicious food in fostering good health. But it’s…
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Students learn to use animals to improve patient outcomes

By Diane Smith Cokeita’s wavy hair spilled on the ground at the feet of several physical therapy students – she had no idea her tresses were a source of inspiration. The students pondered a class assignment: How could they incorporate a relaxed Old English Sheepdog into physical exercises aimed at helping an injured construction worker…
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Helping teens judge the legitimacy of health information online

By Jan Jarvis Ryleigh Hajek turned to the Internet when she woke up one morning with severe back pain. But the 18-year-old didn’t rely on random websites or blogs to diagnose her symptoms. She knew better. “I only reviewed legitimate websites, and they all pointed to an ovarian cyst,” she said. “It turned out that’s…