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Good news for Graduate Medical Education: Unified accreditation system on the way for GMEWork is under way to develop a unified graduate medical education (GME) system that would benefit medical students and the public by streamlining the system for becoming a licensed osteopathic physician. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) announced Read More »

Oct 29, 2012

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FY 2012 Wrap Up: Excellence in Academics, Research, Patient Care, and Community EngagementDear Community Friends and Supporters: The UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) is a vital partner in the success of our city and the health of our community. As we review our fiscal 2012 results, you’ll be pleased to know that – thanks to your support and friendship – our institution continues to build momentum in Read More »

Oct 22, 2012

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North Texas Life Science Research Symposium Nov. 3Representatives from UNT (Denton), TCU, Texas Wesleyan, Texas Woman’s University, Texas A&M Commerce, UTA and Dallas Baptist University will meet on the UNT Health Science Center campus Nov. 3 for the North Texas Life Science Research Symposium. More than 75 college students have already registered for the event, which includes a research poster competition, a Read More »

Oct 16, 2012

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NBC 5: Blood test for AlzheimerA¬ÄAsAds disease shows promiseNBC 5’s Deborah Ferguson interviewed Dr. Sid O’Bryant and Dr. Liz Trevino about their Alzheimer’s disease trial that that focuses on research into the prevalence of Alzheimer’s the Latino population in North Texas. The story was on an NBC 5 newscast on Oct. 9. Click here to read the article.

Oct 9, 2012

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Dean Jacobson discusses pharmaceutical and drug oversight on WFAAUNT System College of Pharmacy Dean Mike Jacobson was on the WFAA Channel 8 news October 8 discussing pharmaceutical and drug oversight in light of the recent meningitis outbreak as a result of tainted steroid injections.  

Oct 8, 2012

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Give blood at UNTHSCSign up now for the next Carter BloodCare blood drive at the UNT Health Science Center, Thursday, Nov. 8, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. You can donate at the UNT Health business office at 1412 May St., Fort Worth; or the Everett building Atrium on campus. Sign up for Nov. 8 at May Street Read More »

Oct 6, 2012

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Record enrollment continues at UNTHSCThe Health Science Center’s enrollment has set a record again. Enrollment increased to 1,949 students for Fall 2012 from 1,760 set last year. The Physical Therapy (PT) program is entering its third year and the School of Public Health welcomes its first online students for the Master of Public Health Professional Option, the Graduate Certificate Read More »

Oct 2, 2012

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DO Dash set for Oct. 13 on campusThis year’s DO Dash 5K and Kids 1 Mile Run is set for Saturday, Oct. 13. Organized by the TCOM Class of 2015, DO Dash benefits the Alliance for Children, a children’s advocacy center in Tarrant County dedicated to fighting child abuse. The center provides child-friendly centers where abused children and their families can receive Read More »

Sep 27, 2012

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Doke named Senior Vice President of Community EngagementTim Doke has been named Senior Vice President of Community Engagement at the UNT Health Science Center effective Oct. 1, announced President Scott Ransom. Doke will replace Greg Upp, who retires at the end of the year after serving in the position since 2001. In this role, Doke will be responsible for public relations strategy Read More »

Sep 19, 2012

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Watch Sen. Cornyn, UNTHSC on local news for reducing backlog of rape kitsWatch the Channel 8 and Channel 11 segments featuring U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, as he highlighted the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act at a press conference held at the UNT Health Science Center September 17. The bipartisan legislation is designed to eliminate the massive national backlog of an estimated 400,000 untested rape Read More »

Sep 18, 2012