Education

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

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We are women, hear us roarBy Sally Crocker In a traditionally male dominated field, a team of diverse women from HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, developing future healthcare leaders, has won this year’s student case competition of the American College of Healthcare Executives North Texas Chapter (ACHENTX). The problem was important and complex. Solutions were needed quickly, much like the real challenges that healthcare executives face daily. Read More »

Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Annesha White
Pharmacy faculty inspires growing leadership through innovationBy Arnessa Blanks Innovation is key when building new systems in the pharmacy industry and can be crucial to maintaining quality of life and potentially prolonging it. Students in the HSC College of Pharmacy PHAR 7335 class participated in the 2020 Innovation Challenge project to practice innovation and leadership skills in the pharmacy profession. The project was directed by Annesha White, PharmD, MS, PhD, Associate Professor of Read More »

Jan 6, 2021

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New Executives in Residence program gives MHA students an added benefitBy Sally Crocker One of the best ways to prepare for a career is to learn firsthand from experts in the field. HSC Master of Health Administration (MHA) students now have that opportunity, through a new Executives in Residence program, putting them in touch with seasoned healthcare executives, thought leaders and authors recognized for their Read More »

Jan 4, 2021

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MHA program earns seven-year CAHME re-accreditationBy Sally Crocker The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has achieved the highest, seven-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The HSC School of Public Health has been recognized as providing the first and only CAHME-accredited MHA program based in North Texas since 2013, giving students a career advantage and Read More »

Nov 25, 2020

Dr. Yurvati and Michael Wade
Generous donation creates the Dr. Al and Sharon Yurvati DO/PhD ScholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta A three-decade long career and counting is in the books, but don’t think TCOM’s Dr. Albert Yurvati is ready to slow down, he’s just shifting gears. A pillar in the osteopathic and research community, Dr. Yurvati made a donation to HSC from the Dr. Al and Sharon Yurvati DO/PhD Scholarship.   The scholarship will provide Read More »

Nov 3, 2020

Iman Zidan
Goldman Scholar dreams of owning a pharmacy and helping the underservedBy Krista Roberts Iman Zidan has big aspirations. Her ultimate goal is to own her own pharmacy to serve the less fortunate. “I continue to push myself everyday so that I am one step closer to successfully serving and giving back to my community as a future pharmacist,” she said.  Growing up in Dallas, Zidan, who just began her first Read More »

Oct 20, 2020

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HSC and National Association for Healthcare Quality partner to prepare MHA graduates to improve quality outcomesThe HSC School of Public Health has collaborated with the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) to provide its Master of Health Administration (MHA) students with the opportunity to pursue the only accredited certification in healthcare quality, the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ). Students will be provided with test preparation content and tools during the program capstone Read More »

Oct 2, 2020

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HSC creates alternative licensing exam test site for medical studentsBy Steven Bartolotta Medical students overcame a lot in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learning shifted to remote, rotations grinded to a halt and, perhaps most problematic, prometric test sites nationwide shut down in the middle of March with no immediate plans to reopen.    Osteopathic medical students, like those at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM), rely on these test sites to administer their essential licensing exams, COMLEX Level Read More »

Oct 1, 2020

HSC Students
TCOM, PA students comply with COVID social distance rules while fine tuning their skills via the HSC Simulation CenterBy Diane Smith HSC Fort Worth has taken virtual learning to new levels during COVID-19.  Consider, for example, medical students at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine who must master ultrasound technology to better identify the diseases that ail patients.   At TCOM, students gain these skills while also learning to teach their peers. Earlier this year, about 20 to 30 students worked to become teaching assistants in the ultrasound training program directed by John O. Gibson, MD; FAAFP, Read More »

Sep 22, 2020