Our People

Caffrey James Fc
50 Heroes: Dr. James CaffreyRecognized for his outstanding contributions to research in integrative physiology, Dr. James Caffrey also will be remembered for the discoveries he made in others.  Dr. Caffrey, who joined UNTHSC in 1977 and earned accolades in the laboratory and classroom, also led HSC efforts to identify, cultivate and mentor minority students in careers as research scientists. Read More »

May 4, 2020

Ray, David Fc
TCOM’s first class president still going strong after 46 yearsBy Steven Bartolotta He’s been practicing family medicine for 46 years, delivered over 1,000 babies and worked in his hometown for 44 years. He’s practically a member of the family to everyone in Bridgeport, Texas. Dr. David A. Ray, the class president of TCOM’s first graduating class in 1974, is an osteopathic physician for the Read More »

Apr 27, 2020

50 Heroes: Dr. Janice KneblThere is no bigger champion of seniors than Janice Knebl, DO, MBA. Beloved by patients, Dr. Knebl, Regents Professor and Director of the HSC Center for Geriatrics, has devoted more than three decades to treating older adults with skill, sensitivity and dignity. But the geriatric specialist’s reach extends far beyond the patients she has helped Read More »

Apr 27, 2020

Rand Horsman
50 Heroes: Rand HorsmanCalling Rand Horsman a “people person” only states the obvious. In his 25 years of HSC Human Resources leadership, Rand was beloved by students, faculty and staff alike. Ask anyone, and they will tell you he served with joy and tried always to improve any situation – even the most difficult. “Rand would show up Read More »

Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Beverly Waddleton Fc
50 Heroes: Dr. Beverly WaddletonGrowing up in the East Texas town of Quitman, Beverly Waddleton might have let her small-town surroundings define her personal dreams. Instead, as the first African American female graduate of TCOM, Dr. Waddleton let her dreams ultimately shape the small town she has since spent her career serving. Touting an outstanding academic record filled with Read More »

Apr 13, 2020

Reception Honoring Dr. Tom Yorio Dr Dillon Dr Singh Dr Williams
50 Heroes: Dr. Thomas YorioFor more than 40 years, Thomas Yorio, PhD, has transformed the Health Science Center. An internationally known glaucoma researcher and Provost Emeritus, Dr. Yorio was instrumental in growing HSC from a medical college into a graduate university with multiple schools. He joined the institution that became HSC in 1977, just seven years after it was Read More »

Apr 6, 2020

Teresa Wagner Fc
Wagner named Distinguished Alumna by TCUBy Jan Jarvis Teresa Wagner hoped to thank the many people who helped her throughout her life in person during a luncheon honoring her as the recipient of the Texas Christian University Distinguished Alumni award. But Covid-19 changed her plans. “I would love to list everyone here as I had intended to do at the Read More »

Apr 1, 2020

Phone Bank Fc
50 Heroes: HSC Students and AlumniAs our communities deal with the unprecedented health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, HSC salutes all alumni and students who are serving on the front lines to keep our families safe, counseling those with questions and concerns, and slowing the spread of the virus.  Heroes one and all! Regardless of location and duty, we know Read More »

Mar 30, 2020

Match Day 2020 Fc
A Virtual Match Day fills the void for TCOM studentsBy Steven Bartolotta The four-year odyssey through medical school for Texas College of Osteopathic students reaches a climax when inside a sealed envelope the specialty, location and launch of their career is revealed. It’s known as Match Day, a celebratory event that normally sees over 200 students come together with family, friends and faculty members. Read More »

Mar 24, 2020

50 Heroes Paul Bowman Fc
50 Heroes: Dr. W. Paul BowmanDr. W. Paul Bowman once described how he communicated with child cancer patients. “The temptation is to tell patients, ‘Oh, you are going to be fine’ because they are frightened and you want them to feel better,” Dr. Bowman said. “But you must be honest. And when you talk to the child, you talk on Read More »

Mar 23, 2020