Community

Learning CPR from Dr. Oz and UNTHSC

By Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center students will team with Dr. Mehmet Oz from The Dr. Oz Show to offer free CPR training Feb. 11- 12 as part of a statewide effort to teach 10,000 people the potentially life-saving procedure. The second annual Texas Two Step “How to Save a Life” campaign is... Read more »

Feb 8, 2017

Health Science Center to close for winter break

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 30, for the winter holiday. All classes and administrative offices will be closed during this time. Normal operations will resume on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at 8 a.m. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will be closed Monday, Dec. 26,... Read more »

Dec 23, 2016

UNTHSC Campus

Health Science Center to close Nov. 24-25 for Thanksgiving

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25. Administrative offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28. All clinics staffed by UNT Health providers also will be closed Nov. 24-25 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 28. The... Read more »

Nov 21, 2016

rock and roll raffle

Rock and roll raffle to support the Health Science Center

By Jeff Carlton The UNT Health Science Center Foundation is raffling off free airfare, hotel and tickets to an upcoming Chicago concert as part of its annual Evening with a Legend fundraiser. A maximum of 1,000 raffle tickets will be sold, with the drawing scheduled for Nov. 15 at Bass Performance Hall. The winner will... Read more »

Nov 10, 2016

Patient Care Center Building

Emergency training for first responders

By Jeff Carlton   UNT Health Science Center has an emergency preparedness training exercise scheduled for Saturday, September 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Patient Care Center, located at 855 Montgomery Street. The exercise is designed to help safety and law enforcement personnel at the Health Science Center – and first responders... Read more »

Sep 23, 2016

Campus Closed

Health Science Center to close Sept. 5 for Labor Day

UNT Health Science Center, all clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians, and the Fitness Center will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, for Labor Day. However, the Lewis Health Science Library will be open. It will have abbreviated hours Friday, Sept. 2 through Monday, Sept. 5. Have a happy and healthy Labor Day!

Sep 2, 2016

On the road again

By Jan Jarvis   After being sidelined since May, the Pediatric Mobile Clinic is on the road again providing health care to uninsured children in Tarrant County. The specially equipped Pediatric Mobile Clinic was parked in its usual spot near the UNT Health Science Center campus when it was struck overnight by another vehicle May... Read more »

Sep 1, 2016

Perrone scholarship to honor Fort Worth pharmacist

By Alex Branch   Before Paul Perrone landed a glider plane on Normandy beach during World War II, he vowed that, if he survived, he would spend the rest of his life helping others. The young man from South Texas kept his promise. He survived D-day and become a successful pharmacist who impacted the lives... Read more »

Aug 11, 2016

Drug take-back box serves the public with increased capacity

By Betsy Friauf   One of the many ways UNT Health Science Center helps create a healthier community is the drug take-back box in the lobby of the Police Department at 3600 Mattison Ave. Everyone can drop leftover and expired over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs in the box for safe and secure disposal. The Police... Read more »

Aug 9, 2016

Jacob Fripp with Drip Irrigation bucket

Conference offers inspiration and strategy for community gardeners

By Betsy Friauf   In Texas, a traditionally agricultural state, food insecurity is a threat to 17 percent of the population. Even thriving cities, including Fort Worth, are riddled with food deserts. But a dedicated group is working to solve this. Its members range from policy experts to urban farming leaders to everyday gardeners. A... Read more »

Aug 2, 2016