Patient Care Center Building
Emergency training for first respondersBy 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 DayUNT 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 againBy 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 pharmacistBy 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 capacityBy 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 gardenersBy 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

Evening with a Legend featuring Chicago
An Evening with a Legend featuring ChicagoAn Evening with a Legend, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event, will feature Chicago, whose jazz-infused rock sound has excited audiences for decades and forged new paths in popular music. The benefit, presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, will take place November 15 at Fort Worth’s famous Bass Performance Hall. Tickets go on sale Read More »

Jul 18, 2016

UNTHSC Student teaching middle schools students in lab
Middle school students learn how to launch a health careerBy Betsy Friauf   Call it Career Day on steroids. Students from Fort Worth public middle schools are spending part of their summer touring workplaces and universities all over the county to see various careers, on the ground in real time. They’re at the UNT Health Science Center this week. Over five days packed with Read More »

Jul 14, 2016

Jacob Fripp with Drip Irrigation bucket
Conference aims to help community gardenersBy Betsy Friauf   You might not know it from this spring’s North Texas deluges, but water is a big issue. Globally, according to the World Bank and World Health Organization, a billion people lack enough water for basic needs. Most of Texas is momentarily drought-free. But frequent record rainfall events drop too much water in Read More »

Jul 5, 2016

Campus Closed
Health Science Center to close July 4 for Independence Day observance  The UNT Health Science Center, all clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians, and the Fitness Center will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016, for the Independence Day holiday. The Lewis Library will have abbreviated hours on July 1, 2, 3 and 4. Have a happy and healthy Independence Day!

Jun 29, 2016