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Video: Collaborating with Fort WorthUNT 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 firstBy 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

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Governor Abbott appoints three to UNT System Board of RegentsTexas 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

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

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Combining care with kindnessBy 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

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Neurosurgeon alum to share experiences at Brain Tumor WalkBy 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

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Forum explores links between health and businessThe 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

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Honoring “the ultimate connector”UNT Health Science Center has awarded Michele Reynolds its highest recognition of community service for her commitment to enhancing the university’s outreach and service to Fort Worth. President Michael R. Williams presented Mrs. Reynolds with the VISION Award at a reception of the HSC Society, a new network of leadership donors to the Health Science Read More »

Nov 3, 2015

Building bridges for new refugeesHiking at night through the Burmese jungle to avoid soldiers in her war-ravaged country, Emelda Thein prepared to take a step when someone yelled that her foot hovered inches above a landmine. Thein froze, slowly pulled her foot back and realized she’d nearly lost a leg ­– and maybe her life. She was 9 years Read More »

Sep 28, 2015

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Falls prevention takes the stage with UNTHSC helping lead the wayGrandma fell twice. She wasn’t badly hurt, but her family was shaken. Nicoleta Bugnariu knew what to do. She used her physical therapy expertise to create a rigorous exercise program for her “Bunica,” Romanian for “grandmother.” Dr. Bugnariu, PT, PhD, Associate Dean at UNT Health Science Center, chairs the Falls Prevention Task Force of the Read More »

Sep 18, 2015