Our People

Pages Wc
50 Heroes: Dr. Sheila Page and Dr. Ray PagePerhaps it was love at first sight when, as medical students, Sheila saw Ray perform in TCOM’s infamous air band “A.T. Still and the Spinulators” at orientation. It might have seemed like a non-starter when he said he would meet her at the Christmas Ball, but didn’t show up until the very end.  Yet, 32 Read More »

Jun 15, 2020

Sabri Zooper Fc
TCOM student elected to national student organization’s boardBy Steven Bartolotta Sabri Zooper’s advocacy of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine will be taken to the next level as the third-year osteopathic medical student was elected to the Student National Medical Association’s Board of Directors. Zooper will serve a one-year term as the National Osteopathic Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson.  The Student National Medical Association Read More »

Jun 12, 2020

Crow Bruce Fc
HSC honors grad searches for solutions to U.S. military suicidesBy Sally Crocker When Bruce Crow, PsyD, MPH, retired after 30 years of active duty as a U.S. Army colonel and military psychologist, he was still in the prime of his career and seeking answers to one of the biggest problems plaguing those in the uniformed services today – suicide. According to the American Psychological Read More »

Jun 11, 2020

thumbnail
PGA golfers to recognize HSC at Charles Schwab ChallengeBy Alex Branch Welcome to the HSC team, Justin Thomas and Harold Varner III. The PGA golfers will honor University of North Texas Health Science Center Medical Student Kristina Fraser and Center for Geriatrics Director Dr. Janice Knebl on June 11-14 at the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth. Thomas’ caddie will wear a Read More »

Jun 11, 2020

Sid O'bryant
50 Heroes: Dr. Sid O’BryantNearly two decades ago, Dr. Sid O’Bryant set out to develop a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease at the earliest stage possible. Today, the first study of a blood test to detect Alzheimer’s disease within a primary care setting is underway at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. The Read More »

Jun 8, 2020

thumbnail
HSC Professor to chair a national group on the impact of COVID-19By Jan Jarvis Dr. Yasser Salem, Professor of Physical Therapy, has been appointed to chair a national group that will focus on identifying the impact of COVID-19 on children with disability, their families and professionals working with them. He will lead a work group created by the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy of the American Read More »

Jun 8, 2020

Jialiang Liu Fc
Path to PhD begins with dad’s inspiration and a professor’s encouragementBy Sally Crocker When Jialiang Liu was a little girl, she wanted to be just like her dad. Her father is a pediatrician in China, and both parents have always encouraged their only child to go for her personal best, even if it meant spending years away from home to pursue graduate school in another Read More »

Jun 4, 2020

thumbnail
50 Heroes: Dr. John BowlingJohn Bowling, DO, could sense if a student was cut out for rural medicine. The founder of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s nationally recognized Rural Osteopathic Medical Education program evaluated all sorts of factors, such as students’ home town and parental income. But it was often during face-to-face interviews that he trusted his gut on whether Read More »

Jun 1, 2020

Rand Horsman
Rand Horsman receives Founders’ Medal for his contributions to HSCBy Jan Jarvis After a day on the golf course, participants in the Rand Horsman Scholarship Golf Tournament would leave with more than the sense of satisfaction from a game well played. They were inspired. The event’s namesake, Rand Horsman, would always say a few words, and his passion for helping other would shine through, Read More »

May 29, 2020

Alexander Frangenberg Fc
Persistence helps HSC graduate student meet academic challenges as he prepares for medical school   By Diane Smith Alexander “Alex” Frangenberg’s dream of becoming a doctor started at age 4 when his little sister cracked her head open. After about four hours filled with fear and worries, two-year-old Chloe Frangenberg returned from emergency care with four staples on her head. The older brother remembers confusion, relief and a sense of Read More »

May 27, 2020