Fort Worth team to focus on improving health care for older residents

UNT Health Science Center will team up with JPS Health Network, Texas Christian University and the United Way’s Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County to transform geriatric care in North Texas by improving medical training and health-care delivery for the region’s rapidly growing population of older residents. The unique collaboration is among initiatives in... Read more »

Jul 21, 2015

An Evening with a Legend featuring Vince Gill

An Evening with a Legend presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event, will feature Vince Gill, one of country music’s most popular and honored artists, in a November 17 presentation at Fort Worth’s famous Bass Performance Hall. Tickets are now on sale. Proceeds will support UNTHSC Foundation’s commitment to values-based,... Read more »

Jul 17, 2015

Teens who dream of becoming doctors learn about medical school

“I want to be a cardiologist, and Camp Cardiac is really helping,” said Alina Khan, an Irving high school student. She and about two dozen other teenagers from all over the Metroplex have converged on the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth to participate in Camp Cardiac. It’s a national program that lets high... Read more »

Jul 9, 2015

Coming clean in a time of need

It was a no-brainer, they said. Students in one of UNT Health Science Center’s most rigorous programs saw working folks struggling – and fixed their problem. Here’s how it unfolded on a recent afternoon. Each new crop of Medical Sciences students, part of an intense 12-month master’s degree program, does a team-building exercise, traditionally a... Read more »

Jul 8, 2015

Art exhibit, open to public, features prairie-grass abstractions

Bluestem grass is increasingly popular in landscapes because it furthers sustainability by tolerating drought and various soil conditions. It also has artistic potential as shown in an exhibit now on view and open to the public in UNT Health Science Center’s Atrium Gallery. Works by Lee-Albert Hill, who grew up in West Texas, are on... Read more »

Jul 1, 2015

What’s new? The website!

Welcome! You’re reading this story on a redesigned and updated website, one designed specifically to make your online experience with UNT Health Science Center easier and more enjoyable. One of the first things you’ll notice about the site is its emphasis on story-telling. It is filled with stories that illustrate how UNTHSC and its team... Read more »

Jun 12, 2015

Donation ensures homeless people receive free health checks

A $5,000 donation by UNT Health Science Center Foundation will help more homeless people at the Presbyterian Night Shelter receive free health screenings. The money, raised through the UNTHSC Internal Giving Campaign, will support health checks performed regularly by Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students at Tarrant County’s largest emergency shelter. Homeless people have high rates of... Read more »

Jun 10, 2015

The perfect place to make a lasting impact

Since the early 1960s, the Region XI School Employees Blood Bank ensured that public school district employees had access to donated blood whenever the need arose. A foundation board made up of educators like Linda Honaker of Southlake championed the blood bank’s mission in Tarrant County and nine surrounding counties. “People my age will remember... Read more »

May 13, 2015

Health Science Center to close for Memorial Day

The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Tuesday. The Founders’ Activity Center will be closed Monday, as well. The Lewis Library will have... Read more »

May 12, 2015

UNTHSC bike team raises $48K for MS

The UNTHSC Health’s Angels bicycle team recently participated in an annual rally to fight multiple sclerosis. The team has raised $48,000 this year in the fight against MS, nearing its annual donation goal of $50,000. The 150-mile BIKE MS: Round-up Rideride is the local component of an event sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society... Read more »

May 11, 2015