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Veteran no longer avoiding doctorsDuring his 13 years in the U.S. Air Force, Maj. Kevin Peterson and his fellow pilots shared a strategy when it came to doctors – avoid them. Tell a flight doctor you have even mild symptoms and risk finding yourself off flight duty and facing months of tests, he said. “Pilots think all doctors do Read More »

Nov 11, 2014

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Establishing first protocols for Alzheimer’s blood testTo achieve FDA approval of the first blood test for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, UNT Health Science Center Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Sid O’Bryant has created an international working group to establish standards for blood collection. O’Bryant, who has led development of the blood test at the Health Science Center in collaboration with Read More »

Dec 22, 2012

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UNT Health Science Center announces new executive leadershipThe University of North Texas System Board of Regents has announced the appointment of Michael Williams, DO, MD, as Interim President of the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth. A Fort Worth native, Dr. Williams has served on the UNT System Board of Regents for the past 15 months and has been CEO of Read More »

Dec 21, 2012

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More than a mentor: Senior citizen donates to geriatric education at UNTHSCClarabele "Pit" Dodson is helping students learn more about patients in their golden years. For several years she’s been a mentor to UNT Health Science Center students in Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE), a unique UNTHSC program that expands students’ understanding of older patients. And now she’s also a major SAGE underwriter. Her gift Read More »

Dec 20, 2012

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Knowledge means health for military familiesMilitary personnel and their families are getting armed with information – free, accurate medical and health information–thanks to the UNT Health Science Center. UNTHSC’s Gibson D. Lewis Library is piloting a new program called Armed with Information, which shows military personnel and their families how to use the internet to find free accurate health information. Read More »

Dec 19, 2012

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Managing holidays with a loved one with dementiaHolidays bring families and friends together to experience the joys of the season. But when a loved one has dementia, there are additional things to consider: Remember the most important aspect of the holidays – people! Don’t get so caught up in maintaining traditions that those important relationships get lost. Keep the traditions your loved Read More »

Dec 18, 2012

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New UNTHSC billboards are going up around Fort Worth  The new UNTHSC billboard at I-30 eastbound at Beach St. The advertising campaign features UNT Health providers Janice Knebl, DO; Sharon Gustowski, DO; and Madge Barnes, MD. You will soon see the new boards in five locations around Fort Worth: the corner of Camp Bowie and Montgomery; I-35W southbound at 33rd; I-35W northbound at Read More »

Dec 18, 2012

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Video: Emergency medicine on display at medevac helicopter fly-in    Future health care providers got an up-close look at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew landed on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter’s set-up and talk with students about teamwork.

Dec 14, 2012

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Video: Medevac helicopter crew lands at UNTHSC to talk emergency medicine  Future health care providers got an up-close look at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew landed on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter’s set-up and talk with students about emergency medicine. Watch more videos on the UNTHSC YouTube channel.

Dec 14, 2012

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Video: Medevac helicopter crew lands at UNTHSC to talk emergency medicine  Future health care providers got an up-close look at how collaboration saves lives in emergencies. A medevac crew on the UNT Health Science Center campus to demonstrate their helicopter’s set-up and talk with students about teamwork in emergency medicine. Watch more videos on the UNTHSC YouTube channel. See photos from from the fly-in on Read More »

Dec 12, 2012