Our People

Dr. Stephan Davis
Dr. Stephan Davis recognized during Black History Month for leadership, service, giving back to othersBy Sally Crocker Ask successful people what drives them forward and you’re likely to hear “giving back to others” as a key inspiration. Indeed, an important part of making things happen in career and life has to do with not just what’s personal but also with impacting others in a positive way. HSC’s Dr. Stephan Davis is being recognized this month with a national Distinguished Service Award from the American Read More »

Feb 22, 2021

Cheruku, Sreekanth Unthsc Fc
Dallas physician finds special relevancy in MPH training during the pandemicBy Sally Crocker The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a definite toll on healthcare providers. Months of working long hours under endless challenges to protect patients and comfort their families while looking after their own health and the health of their loved ones at home has not been easy. HSC alumnus Sreekanth R. Cheruku, MD, an Read More »

Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Iok Hou Pang
The artists of HSCBy Jan Jarvis Think the soul of an artist and the mind of a scientist cannot co-exist in the same body? Think again. Leonardo da Vinci straddled both worlds. For Salvador Dali, quantum mechanics was as captivating as the canvas. Psychologists say art and science share the same basic human need to understand the world around us. Whether Read More »

Dec 21, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Jamboor VishwanathaWhether it’s eliminating health disparities or mentoring young scientists, Regents Professor Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, PhD, has a passion for helping underserved populations. A trusted mentor to students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty who have trained in his laboratory, Dr. Vishwanatha promotes opportunities for under-represented students and faculty through institutional, regional and national programs. Together, these activities have resulted in mentoring of more than 3,200 Read More »

Dec 21, 2020

Dr. Stephan Davis
Dr. Stephan Davis appointed to American College of Healthcare Executives Council of RegentsStephan Davis, DNP, MHSA, FACHE, MHA Director and Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) School of Public Health, has been appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Council of Regents, the organization’s national legislative body. The Council of Regents serves as the link between ACHE and members by approving governance and membership regulations as Read More »

Dec 16, 2020

TCOM Fellowship
TCOM Graduates two from prestigious AACOM FellowshipBy Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine graduated one physician and one alumni from the highly esteemed American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship. Dr. Janice Knebl, TCOM’s Interim Chair of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, along with Dr. Jessica Edwards, a 2014 TCOM graduate, finished the year-long fellowship and training on December 6. “The Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship Read More »

Dec 11, 2020

Dr. Alan Stockard
50 Heroes: Dr. Alan R. StockardDr. Alan R. Stockard spent a career helping families and world-renowned athletes. A member of the Class of 1976, Dr. Stockard was an early part of TCOM’s history, and for decades he practiced family medicine and sports medicine across the nation and regionally. He has been a hero to many. Dr. Stockard was the Sports Medicine Director at Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation of Texas (SMART) at HSC Read More »

Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Paul Saenz
50 Heroes: Dr. Paul SaenzThe definition of success describes our next hero, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus, Dr. Paul Saenz. As a double board-certified family and sports medicine physician, his passion for medicine began in his early days as a student and “Osteo-Breaker” in the school’s talent show and has continued throughout his career. Once he graduated from TCOM in 1986, Dr. Saenz moved to Phoenix Read More »

Nov 30, 2020

Dr. Brandy Schwarz
50 Heroes: Dr. Brandy SchwarzBoth inside and outside the HSC walls, Dr. Brandy Schwarz has earned a reputation for rising to every challenge.  To her students, she is a sought-after mentor and role model.  To her faculty colleagues, she is an innovator and collaborator.  And to her community (which stretches to all corners of the globe), she is a true servant leader. Schwarz, who joined the Department of Physical Therapy faculty in 2011, does everything with passion Read More »

Nov 23, 2020

Dr. Erika Thompson
HSC researcher, collaborators help homeless mothers and children find their road backBy Sally Crocker  Hundreds of thousands of families across the U.S. struggle with homelessness each year. Living on the streets, in cars, at shelters or temporarily bunking up with others poses many risks and challenges, greatly intensified this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Erika Thompson, PhD, Assistant Professor at the HSC School of Public Health Read More »

Nov 19, 2020