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Sandy Bauman

Accolades for helping our community breathe cleaner air

By Betsy Friauf The Health Science Center supports cleaner air with several initiatives, including helping employees get to and from work with as little air pollution as possible. These efforts were honored recently with the Outstanding Partner Involvement Award from Air North Texas, the regional clean-air campaign through the North Central Texas Council of Governments.... Read more »

Dec 17, 2015

Valubility Celebration

A Valubility-style pep rally

UNT Health Science Center threw itself a party Thursday that included a DJ, balloons and a team of employees tearing through a homemade sign. It was a fitting culmination of a year-long effort to highlight, recognize and honor members of the Health Science Center team who represent the institution at its best. Hundreds of students... Read more »

Dec 3, 2015

Campus Closed

Health Science Center to close for the Thanksgiving holidays

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27. Administrative offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed Nov. 26-27 in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 30. The... Read more »

Nov 23, 2015

Video: Collaborating with Fort Worth

UNT Health Science Center and Fort Worth have a long history of innovation together. First, we turned a bowling alley into classrooms for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Then we turned that medical school into a Health Science Center with five schools in one place. Today, the Fort Worth community helps our brightest scientists... Read more »

Nov 23, 2015

Honored for serving others first

By Jan Jarvis As a child, Jennifer Treviño observed how her parents watched out for others and tried to be a good neighbor to those in their community. Treviño took to heart the importance of paying it forward. Soon after earning an MBA from Texas Christian University she got involved with the Hispanic Women’s Network... Read more »

Nov 17, 2015

UNT System building

Governor Abbott appoints three to UNT System Board of Regents

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Brint Ryan and appointed A.K. Mago and Laura Wright to the University of North Texas System Board of Regents for terms set to expire on May 22, 2021. “The reappointment of Regent Ryan and appointment of A.K. Mago and Laura Wright will help ensure that UNT System leadership remains... Read more »

Nov 16, 2015

On-site day care is coming to the Health Science Center

By Betsy Friauf Jason Beckstrand is a second-year medical student, president of a professional student organization, and an Ambassador for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. And if that’s not enough to keep him busy, he’s the father of two little boys younger than 4. He and his wife, Jen, are overjoyed about the onsite... Read more »

Nov 16, 2015

Nancy Davis

Combining care with kindness

By Jan Jarvis Daniel Morales came into the world too early and too small. He didn’t get enough oxygen during birth. He had brain damage and cerebral palsy. Nancy Davis first spotted him when he was 3 years old and attending a special education pre-kindergarten class where she was a school psychologist. She could not get... Read more »

Nov 13, 2015

Neurosurgeon alum to share experiences at Brain Tumor Walk

By Alex Branch Prominent spine and neurological surgeon Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD, will be a guest speaker Saturday at the Dallas-Fort Worth Brain Tumor Walk at Trinity Park in Fort Worth. Dr. Dickerman, neurosurgeon at North Texas Brain and Spine Institute in Plano, will share patient stories on behalf of Medical Center of Plano, a... Read more »

Nov 13, 2015

UNTHSC Campus Aerial

Forum explores links between health and business

The Better Health Through Economic Opportunity forum is coming to UNT Health Science Center on Thursday and will explore the links among health, education, employment and income. It’s the fourth in a series of 10 forums held around the country by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The Fort... Read more »

Nov 11, 2015