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UNTHSC Thanksgiving holiday scheduleThe UNT Health Science Center will be closed for Thanksgiving break Nov. 22-25. Administrative offices will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will also be closed Nov. 22-25 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 26. Click here for Lewis Library‘s Read More »

Nov 12, 2012

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Video: UNT System College of Pharmacy in the spotlightThe UNT Health Science Center celebrated the brand new UNT System College of Pharmacy (admitting students in the Fall of 2013) at its annual gala at the Worthington in Fort Worth on Nov.10. The new pharmacy school will be the first one in North Texas and the first pharmacy school in the state to be Read More »

Nov 12, 2012

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UNTHSC thanks its veteransHappy Veterans Day! Since 1996, 80 TCOM students have received military commissions upon graduation. Currently, at least 35 students are veterans, and more than 20 are in the military. Our faculty and staff include 68 veterans and the UNT Health Science Center was recently named a Military Friendly School. Thank you to our service men Read More »

Nov 11, 2012

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WomenA€AsAhs health care symposium offers new perspectives on trends and controversiesWellness, adolescent sexual health, diabetes in pregnancy, prematurity prevention — these topics and more are all on deck starting Thursday, Nov. 15, at the three-day 24th annual Pelham P. Staples, Jr., MD, Educational Symposium, located at the Sheraton Arlington Hotel (near the ballpark). "We’re delighted to have world-renowned experts addressing a host of topics about Read More »

Nov 10, 2012

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UNT Health advocates a team approach to older adults’ careThe problems of aging can be complicated, often requiring a team approach. UNT Health, the physician faculty practice of the UNT Health Science Center, is uniquely equipped to assist. Its clinics use a comprehensive, team approach to diagnose and treat seniors called the Gerontology Assessment and Planning Program (GAP). The team includes a multidisciplinary professional Read More »

Nov 3, 2012

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UNT Health Center for Sleep Medicine attains accreditationThe house at 3632 Modlin Ave., on the campus edge, is a neat little red brick cottage. Inside, it’s cozy: fluffy quilts on beds, pastel colors on walls. You’d never guess it’s a sleep clinic. Patients are evaluated for conditions such as insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy and restless legs syndrome. It’s the UNT Health Center for Sleep Medicine. Recently it joined a Read More »

Nov 2, 2012

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UNTHSC plays a role in solving 37-year-old cold caseIn 1975, Priscilla Ann Blevins was just 27 years old when she disappeared from her Charlotte, North Carolina home. Authorities began searching for the young English teacher, but the trail went cold almost immediately. It took 37 years, but thanks to a sister’s devotion and a sophisticated computerized database, a critical part of the mystery Read More »

Nov 2, 2012

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TCOM students top their peers nationally on licensing testsAgain this year, students in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) excelled on physician licensing exams. Recently released mean scores show that for five consecutive years, TCOM students have ranked first, second or third in the nation on Levels 1 and 2 of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners‘ COMLEX-USA exams. The COMLEX-USA, Read More »

Nov 1, 2012

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UNTHSC and TARCC are working to improve early diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s diseaseThe UNT Health Science Center is one of five partners in the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC), which also includes the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and UT Southwestern Medical Center. TARCC is working to improve early diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Read More »

Nov 1, 2012

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Roby recognized for DNA expertise in D MagazineRhonda Roby, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Forensic & Investigative Genetics, is featured in the November issue of D Magazine for her involvement in 9/11 identifications and pioneering the use of mitochondrial DNA to identify the deceased. Read it to discover why she was one of a handful of people jetting to Ground Zero after Read More »

Oct 31, 2012