Giving

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Professorship focuses on health disparities faced by South AsiansBy Jan Jarvis As soon as he was settled in the United States after moving here from India, Naresh Vashisht arranged for his mother back home to join him. But the move brought heartbreak. Giving to UNTHSC UNTHSC relies on gifts from supporters, like you, to propel our students, programs, and research. Make a Gift Read More »

Aug 28, 2019

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Generous gift boosts UNTHSC’s dementia researchBy Alex Branch A generous estate gift from a longtime community volunteer whose family was impacted by dementia will establish a $3 million endowed chair to support groundbreaking research into Alzheimer’s disease and other translational research projects at UNT Health Science Center. Sid O’Bryant, PhD, Professor and Director of the Institute for Translational Research, will Read More »

Jan 8, 2019

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Students share what ethics mean to themBy Alex Branch   Four students earned $1,000 awards for outstanding ethics essays at the Nicholas and Anna Ricco Awards Presentation. The winners were all first-year-students: Prachi Thapar, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Katherine Mankus, School of Health Professions Heily Pham, UNT System College of Pharmacy Ellias Hishmeh, UNT System College of Pharmacy. The awards Read More »

May 17, 2018

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A family legacy of innovationBy Alex Branch   Virginia Morris Kincaid’s family has a legacy of innovation. Her father, Arthur J. Morris, saw too many working citizens struggle to acquire bank loans. In 1910, he established the Morris Plan Banks, which introduced nationally the concept of “installment credit” for consumers based off character references and proof of earnings. Mrs. Read More »

Feb 13, 2018

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Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald to headline Legends eventBy Kerry Gunnels   The Legends Concert Series, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event, will feature rock ’n’ roll headliners Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald at its fifth anniversary presentation. The benefit, presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, will take place November 7 at Fort Worth’s famous Bass Performance Hall. The curtain will rise Read More »

Jul 10, 2017

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Three students honored for Ricco Ethics AwardsBy Alex Branch Three first-year students were honored for outstanding ethics essays at the Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Awards presentation. Elijah Hor from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Joyce Chuen from the School of Health Professions and Heily Pham from the College of Pharmacy each received $1,000 awards funded through an endowed gift Read More »

May 3, 2017

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Rock and roll raffle to support the Health Science CenterBy 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

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Stethoscopes that carry special meaningBy Alex Branch   Medical students reach many memorable milestones on their journeys to becoming doctors and receiving their first stethoscope is one of them. But the stethoscopes awarded to 232 new Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students this week came with extra meaning — all were sponsored and paid for by generous alumni and Read More »

Aug 19, 2016

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Children continue mother’s legacy with Alzheimer’s research giftMore than 40 years ago, Jareen Schmidt founded the J.E.S. Edwards Foundation to support issues dear to her heart, such as health and wellness in Fort Worth. So when Alzheimer’s disease required her to transfer Foundation leadership duties to her children, they knew how to continue her legacy. The foundation made a gift to advance Read More »

Jul 20, 2015

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An Evening with a Legend featuring Vince GillAn 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