Techstars Demo Day.

Techstars Demo Day brings innovation to the historic stockyards

For the last 13 weeks, the founders of 10 of the world’s most innovative startups have been in Fort Worth perfecting their new physical health technology. They are part of the world’s first physical health accelerator, and now they are ready to show the fruits of their labor. Techstars Demo Day on Tuesday is the…
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TCOM led initiative opens a newly established Lactation room for breastfeeding mothers across HSC

Breastfeeding mothers at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth now have a private space as the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Medical Student Success has opened the newly established Lactation Room.     The room, located in MET 454, is private and secluded, designed specifically for breastfeeding mothers who need support…

HSC students create evidence-based fact sheets about monkeypox

As a former faculty member at UT Health San Antonio, Dr. Waridibo Allison’s Department of Medicine produced evidence-based information sheets based on the then-new COVID-19 virus. The information helped health professionals stay current and separate myth from reality, and the document was researched and written by medical students and reviewed by faculty. Allison now is…
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SaferCare Texas, Asthma 411 and other leaders propose legislation benefiting Texas students

The Asthma 411 team, as a part of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s patient safety organization SaferCare Texas, is leading the development of legislation to be presented in January during the 88th session of the Texas Legislature. The team has partnered to create the Texas Taskforce on Unassigned Albuterol…
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SaferCare Texas Presents #WordstoLose for Health Literacy Month

In recognition of Health Literacy Month, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s SaferCare Texas is launching a #WordsToLose campaign to emphasize the importance of using words that people can easily understand so that they can make appropriate health decisions. As a part of the campaign, HSC encourages area residents to…
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World’s first physical health accelerator program begins in Fort Worth

Representatives from 10 of the world’s most innovative startups have converged on Fort Worth this week to revolutionize the physical health industry through new technology as part of a first-of-its-kind physical health accelerator. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has partnered with Techstars — a global investment business that provides…
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New dean hired to lead HSC School of Public Health

An educator with more than 25 years of transdisciplinary and international teaching, research and leadership experience will join The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Aug. 15 as the new dean of the School of Public Health. Dr. Shafik Dharamsi was hired after a national search for a new leader for…
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Podcaster, bestselling author Dr. John Delony talks mental health at HSC

John Delony dropped the baton. The mental health expert, best-selling author and host of the popular podcast “The John Delony Show” on the Ramsey Network recalled an embarrassing moment from his teen years when he was the final runner in a relay race. As he addressed an auditorium of faculty, staff and students at The…
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Immersive Regional Simulation Center first of its kind in Texas

Amid the buzzing activity of construction inside The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Gibson D. Lewis Library sits the future of frontline health care training. Through virtual reality projection rooms, HSC’s new Regional Simulation Center will offer students, faculty and area medical professionals the opportunity to dive into various real-world…
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HSC leads health literacy outreach in a seven-state region thanks to $6.4 million grant

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Federal funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) to serve as a leader in health literacy outreach. Gibson D. Lewis Health Sciences Library is one of seven Regional Medical Libraries (RML) in the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM). RMLs carry out regional and national programs that provide U.S. researchers, health…