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TORNADO WARNING: Take Cover ImmediatelyTORDANO WARNING: UNTHSC should take cover IMMEDIATELY in internal areas of the building.

Apr 3, 2012

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Check out the 2012 research annual reportThe latest edition of Synergy, UNT Health Science Center’s annual research report, is now online. This year’s publication features research in the areas of Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, primary care, public health and more. Open publication – Free publishing – More cancer

Mar 21, 2012

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5th Annual North Texas Health Forum addresses community alcohol abuse problems through public healthOn April 19, the School of Public Health hosts the fifth annual North Texas Health Forum, co-sponsored by Tarrant County Challenge, Inc. Community participants and professionals interested in preventing and treating alcohol-related injuries and deaths are encouraged to attend. Alexander Wagenaar, PhD, will discuss alcohol control policy issues in his keynote address at 6 p.m. Read More »

Mar 15, 2012

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TCOM ranks in Top 50 for Primary Care — again!The 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings are out, and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine maintained its top-50 ranking for primary care, coming in at 35th. TCOM has ranked among the top 50 for primary care since 2003. TCOM ranked second in the nation for primary care among osteopathic medical schools and second Read More »

Mar 14, 2012

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2012 Healthcare HeroesThe Fort Worth Business Press named Jan Jowitt, RN, DHA, director of nursing and Central Services, and Mark DeHaven, PhD, Texas Prevention Institute, as 2012 Healthcare Heroes at its annual awards dinner on March 7. Don Peska, DO, dean of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, accepted a special Heroes Health Care Award on behalf Read More »

Mar 9, 2012

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20th annual Research Appreciation Day set for April 13In addition to showing off fascinating new research by our graduate researchers, UNTHSC’s 20th annual Research Appreciation Day will feature keynote speaker Elizabeth Protas, PT, PhD, who will discuss exercise and its physiological responses as we age. Protas also is dean of the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Read More »

Feb 8, 2012

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UNT Health Science Center remains closed Friday for inclement weatherThe UNT Health Science Center and all UNT Health clinics will remain closed Friday, Feb. 4, due to inclement weather. The Founders Activity Center is also closed Friday.

Feb 3, 2012

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Jacobson named founding dean of UNT System College of PharmacyUNT Health Science Center President Scott Ransom, DO, announced the appointment of Myron (Mike) Jacobson, PhD, as the founding dean of the UNT System College of Pharmacy. "After a national search we were very pleased to recruit a renowned expert on translational pharmaceutics, chemistry and research, an experienced academic leader in pharmacy education, and a Read More »

Jan 26, 2012

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Faculty honored for contributionsPresident Scott Ransom recognized 66 outstanding UNTHSC faculty members for their contributions to education, research and clinical care on January 19. Awards were based on such criteria as 2011 student satisfaction scores, patient satisfaction scores, extramural research funding, publications and faculty evaluations. In addition, the top six faculty members (two each in education, research, and Read More »

Jan 19, 2012

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Knebl installed as the new chair of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical ExaminersJanice Knebl, DO, MBA, professor of Internal Medicine and endowed chair of Geriatrics, recently was installed as the new chair of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, the testing organization that provides the pathway to licensure for osteopathic physicians in the U.S. Knebl received the Dallas Southwest Distinguished Endowed Chair in Clinical Geriatrics in Read More »

Jan 18, 2012