Education

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Addiction Awareness Week spotlights complex nature of the diseaseUNT Health Science Center’s Medical Student Government Association (MSGA) is hosting a series of events Nov. 18-21 in recognition of Addiction Awareness Week. Kicking off the week will be a presentation by Joseph Skrajewski, Director of Medical Education at the world-renowned Betty Ford Institute. His presentation will provide an understanding of the complex nature of Read More »

Nov 15, 2013

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Video: Student veterans build support network at UNTHSCThe Student Veterans Association at the UNT Health Science Center is helping student veterans navigate higher education and post-military life. The Center’s support for student veterans has earned it the Military Friendly School designation for the past five years.

Nov 13, 2013

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Michael Connors elected president of the Texas Physical Therapy AssociationMichael Connors, PT, DPT, OCS, is the new president-elect of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. He will begin his three-year term as president in 2014. The mission of the Texas Physical Therapy Association is to optimize the health and well-being of people in Texas by advancing physical therapist practice. "I am humbled to serve my Read More »

Nov 1, 2013

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TCOM graduate leads Texas Health Physicians Group  Shawn Parsley, DO (TCOM ’94) Shawn Parsley, DO, a graduate of UNT Health Science Center’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that caring for the patient as a whole will be his guiding philosophy as the new president of the Texas Health Physicians Group. THPG is a nonprofit organization of 800-plus physicians, physician assistants, Read More »

Oct 28, 2013

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Medical school enrollment on the rise at UNTHSC and osteopathic medical colleges nationwideMedical school enrollment at UNT Health Science Center has increased by 63 percent since 2006, positioning the Fort Worth osteopathic college to help address a growing shortage in primary care physicians. Fall enrollment in UNTHSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) is at 907 students, up from 857 a year ago. Fall enrollment in 2006 Read More »

Oct 25, 2013