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In their own words: TCOM family shares memories of 9-11 terrorist attacksBy Steven Bartolotta Everyone remembers where they were and what they were doing during the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.  This Sept. 11 marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington D.C. and the crash of a hijacked airplane in a field in Pennsylvania.   The attacks gripped a nation and touched the lives Read More »

Sep 9, 2021

Dr. John Mills, Associate Professor at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
TCOM professor appointed to state council overseeing opioid settlement fundsJohn Mills, DO, a long-time HSC faculty member, has been appointed to serve on the Texas Opioid Abatement Fund Council by Governor Greg Abbott. Drug overdose deaths increased 34 percent in Texas from 2019 to 2020. The Council’s duties include developing the approved Texas list of abatement strategies based on the existing national list of opioid abatement Read More »

Aug 2, 2021

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TCOM Student re-appointed to national student organization’s boardBy Steven Bartolotta Sabri Zooper’s work on a national level for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) and osteopathic medicine is continuing for another year. The fourth-year TCOM student has been re-appointed to the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Board of Directors for a second year as the National Osteopathic Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson. Zooper Read More »

Jul 26, 2021

Dr. John Licciardone
TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives George W. Northup Medical Writing AwardBy Steven Bartolotta Dr. John Licciardone of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry, is the 2021 recipient of the George W. Northup, DO, Medical Writing Award, the American Osteopathic Association has announced. The award is based on the article, “Osteopathic Medical Care With Read More »

Jul 6, 2021

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Dr. Diana Cervantes named among Fort Worth’s ‘most influential’ for public health service during the pandemicBy Sally Crocker Dr. Diana Cervantes has spent the last year keeping people informed and updated on all things coronavirus, and now she’s being recognized as one of Fort Worth Inc.’s “400 Most Influential People” for helping protect the community’s health during the pandemic. Dr. Cervantes is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Master Read More »

Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Didi Ebert Blackburn
TCOM faculty member lands coveted CDC FellowshipBy Steven Bartolotta Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Dr. Didi Ebert, an Associate Professor in Family Medicine and OMM, is passionate about to closing the gap on racial, ethnic and social disparities in health care. Her passion, combined with compassion, has helped her land a highly coveted Population Health Training-in Place Program (PH-TIPP) Fellowship with Read More »

Jun 3, 2021

Pam Mcfadden
McFadden joins Horsman in co-chairing annual golf tournamentBy Sarah Hopkins Two of HSC’s biggest supporters have teamed up to raise scholarship money for employees and their dependents. Pam McFadden, who retired in 2018 after 25 years of leadership at HSC, will for the first time join Rand Horsman as honorary co-chairs of the Horsman McFadden Golf Tournament on May 17. Horsman created the annual tournament in 2001 that benefits employees and their dependents by providing college tuition scholarships of Read More »

May 13, 2021

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Supporting students and community through the pandemic has been top priority for SPH Academic Services teamBy Sally Crocker One year ago, COVID-19 turned the world upside down. Before the pandemic arrived, the HSC School of Public Health Academic Services department was in the usual zone, providing day-to-day resources and support to students, managing weekly “SPH Interlude” events with guest speakers and conversations around special topics, advising on internships and community Read More »

Apr 23, 2021

Stop Six Vaccination Clinic. Hsc Students Help Register Patients To Get The Vaccine.
HSC students help register people for COVID-19 vaccines in hard-to-reach communitiesBy Diane Smith-Pinckney   HSC student Megan Dole has a mission to help residents in hard-to-reach communities get protected against COVID-19. “The more people who get vaccinated the better,” said Dole, a first-year medical student at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM). “It’s so exciting to see this rolling out and being a part of Read More »

Apr 12, 2021

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Canadian born, but a Fort Worth icon, TCOM’s Dr. W. Paul Bowman retiresBy Steven Bartolotta His first Leukemia patient at Cook Children’s Hospital was 22-months old and had a severe form of the disease for which survival rates in the early 1980s were less than 20 percent. Unfazed, W. Paul Bowman, M.D. saw his first patient through a new and intensive therapy and sent her off to Read More »

Mar 25, 2021