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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

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Public health student graduates with high honors, high hopes for the futureBy Sally Crocker Missing graduation during COVID-19 is especially bittersweet for students like Julian Rangel, who have worked hard to get to this moment but understand well the reasons why online commencement ceremonies are one of the safest options right now. Rangel graduates this month with an MPH in Public Health Practice. He and his Read More »

May 27, 2020

Julia Aiken Fc
Public health honors graduate takes on sexual violence, COVID-19 to help othersBy Sally Crocker School of Public Health honors graduate Julia Aiken is researching a topic that far too few people know about, that the #MeToo movement also has special significance for male victims of sexual violence. She hopes to get her work published. But for now, there’s more to do in a number of areas, Read More »

May 26, 2020

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50 Heroes: Danny JensenLooking for a better way to understand and appreciate the HSC’s 50-year journey? Spend a few minutes with Danny Jensen. Jensen joined the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1984 as its governmental affairs lead. Thirty-six years later, he continues to spearhead legislative strategy but now on behalf of a large and much more diverse Read More »

May 22, 2020

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Dr. Ray Page named recipient of 2020 President’s Alumni Award for Distinguished ServiceBy Jan Jarvis As a medical oncologist, Dr. Ray Page has treated thousands of cancer patients in North Texas with care and compassion. As a researcher driven to develop new chemotherapy drugs, he has given hope to many others. As an educator, he has taught and mentored innumerable students and professionals at all levels of Read More »

May 22, 2020

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50 Heroes: Ray and Edna Stokes“Hard-working” and “dedicated” are two words used to describe The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s first two employees, Mr. and Mrs. Ray and Edna Stokes. Mr. and Mrs. Stokes began working at TCOM in the spring of 1969 and held a variety of positions within the college until their respective retirements. Their passion for TCOM Read More »

May 18, 2020

Sean Jamieson Fc
Former baseball player gears up for new career as HSC physician assistant graduateBy Diane Smith Sean Jamieson has long practiced a strategy that helped him during a critical time – keeping good grades. Jamieson followed baseball aspirations from his native Canada to New York to Nevada. When he was steps away from the major leagues, a shoulder injury stole his dream. Balancing strong academics with sports helped Read More »

May 12, 2020

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Dr. Claire Peel leaves HSC with a legacy of innovative leadershipBy Jan Jarvis To some, Dr. Claire Peel is best known for bringing her therapy dog Luke to campus and introducing The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth to the therapeutic benefits of pets. But to many, she is nationally recognized as a talented researcher and educator. Since joining HSC in Read More »

May 12, 2020

Andras Lacko Fc
50 Heroes: Dr. Andras LackoA successful scientist must have a sense of wonder. Wonder drives Dr. Andras Lacko to continue doing innovative research at HSC past the age when many investigators hang up their lab coats. And wonder propels his relentless pursuit of a cancer treatment that kills cancer cells while sparing healthy cells. He is working on a Read More »

May 11, 2020

Dr. Stephan Davis
New MHA Director joins HSC at critical time in healthcare leadershipBy Sally Crocker At 17, Stephan Davis, DNP, MHSA, FACHE, left St. Louis for New York City to study jazz performance. It wasn’t long, though, before he was so moved by the people and needs he encountered there that his career path and life ambitions turned to serving others through nursing and ultimately healthcare leadership Read More »

May 4, 2020