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DNA lab on Channels 4 & 11 for Gacy victim IDTune into CBS Channel 11 at 4:30 and 6:00 and Fox 4 News at 5:30 to see the story about the unidentified victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Dixie Peters, technical leader for the Missing Persons Unit, talks about the process of analyzing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA to identify human remains as a result Read More »

Nov 30, 2011

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TCOM accreditation earns commendationsThe American Osteopathic Association’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) recently confirmed the continuing accreditation of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM). TCOM received commendations on its teaching academy, rural education and research. The program will be reviewed again in the Spring of 2018.

Nov 21, 2011

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UNT Health physicians named “”Super Doctors””Ten UNT Health physicians have been selected as "Texas Super Doctors 2011" in the December issue of Texas Monthly magazine. Over 40,000 doctors across the state were asked  to nominate physicians who they would choose in seeking medical care. The same 10 physicians were listed in last year’s edition as well. Those named, and their Read More »

Nov 16, 2011

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UNTHSC closes for Thanksgiving breakThe UNT Health Science Center will be closed for Thanksgiving break Nov. 24-27. Administrative offices will re-open at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 28. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will also be closed Nov. 24-27 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 28. Lewis Library will have reduced Read More »

Nov 15, 2011

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UNT Health Science Center to manage NamUsThe UNT Health Science Center has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice to manage and administer the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs). NamUs is a national clearinghouse for information related to missing person and unidentified decedent cases across the United States. Through secure online databases, medical examiners, coroners, law Read More »

Nov 11, 2011

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TCOM students profiled on Fox 4 News for Veteran’s DayTCOM ’15 Students Eric Marple, Eric Mozeleski,  Nicholas Ray and Craig Karr were interviewed by Fox 4 news anchor Richard Ray for a news special scheduled to air on Nov. 11 at 9:30 p.m. The special segment features U.S. veterans and where they are now. The TCOM students represent the U.S. Air Force, Army and Read More »

Nov 9, 2011

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DNA case profiled on Channel 33Dr. Art Eisenberg was interviewed by Channel 33’s Dawn Tongish on Oct. 17 about the Center for Human Identification’s role in analyzing DNA from eight unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Watch the TV news interview to learn more about how the UNT Health Science Center lab hopes to put to rest questions Read More »

Oct 28, 2011

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UNTHSC sees record enrollment againThe Health Science Center’s Fall 2011 enrollment expanded to 1,760 students from a record 1,579 set last fall. The Physical Therapy (PT) program is entering its second year, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) has grown to capacity with its incoming class of 230, and the School of Public Health welcomes its first incoming students Read More »

Oct 26, 2011

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Watch CBS Channel 11 tonight for more DNA news on the Gacy caseWatch CBS Channel 11′s evening news tonight for an update on the UNT Health Science Center’s role in identifying victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Then tune into NBC‘s national newscast this weekend to see Dr. Art Eisenberg discuss the Gacy case and the DNA work that makes the UNT Health Science Center tops Read More »

Oct 14, 2011

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Watch Telemundo for story on Willed Body programWatch Vivo Rojo on Telemundo (Channel 39 in Dallas-Ft. Worth) at 4 p.m. on Oct. 13. The UNT Health Science Center is featured in a story about its Willed Body program, which helps medical students learn about anatomy and physiology.  The cadavers are the students’ first patients and teach them volumes about the way the Read More »

Oct 12, 2011