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HSC to celebrate, inspire and bridge health disparities with Black HistoryBy Diane Smith-Pinckney In 1976, when President Gerald R. Ford issued the first Message on the Observance of Black History Month, it was the culmination of about 60 years of efforts to highlight achievements by Black Americans.  Starting in 1915, Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” made it his mission to document the accomplishments of Read More »

Feb 2, 2021

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HSC, Tarrant County Public Health work together to increase COVID-19 contact tracingBy Diane Smith-Pinckney Students from the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) will help Tarrant County Public Health perform COVID-19 contact tracing under a $1.9 million contract approved by Tarrant County Commissioners.   The agreement will pay for the students’ time, program management, human resource functions, a virtual call center and facilities to support Read More »

Aug 19, 2020

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Call of dutyBy Diane Smith  Mikel Bell’s plan to become a doctor came while fighting the war on terrorism in Iraq where he gave medical support to U.S. Marines.  In 2007, Bell was a Navy corpsman embedded with a Marine unit fighting in Iraq, removing improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and stopping people from making bombs. Later, he worked to rebuild the city of Ramadi.  “I wore their uniform. I trained Read More »

Jul 31, 2020

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HSC prioritizes microcredentials to enhance students’ career readinessBy Betsy Friauf At The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC), student career readiness is enhanced in myriad ways. One of the latest is microcredentialing. Microcredentials are competency-based, specialized certifications attesting that a student has mastered specific skills for a certain activity or procedure. Microcredentials are crucial and have been Read More »

Jul 15, 2020

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Mental health in grad schoolBy Jan Jarvis   The thoughts whispering at Anna Black never took a rest – ever. They followed her through junior high, then into college. “I believed I had to be perfect in everything I did,” she said. “Getting a 95 was unacceptable.” For a while, she was able to manage her thoughts. Then she Read More »

Feb 18, 2019

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Students lead effort to improve health care for LGBT patientsBy Alex Branch Health profession students from across the state will convene at UNT Health Science Center to discover more effective ways to meet the health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients. The UNTHSC student organization Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Ally Alliance organized the Out for Health Conference Feb. 1-2 in the Medical Education and Training Building. The conference Read More »

Jan 24, 2019

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Students vie to treat emergencies at nation’s largest medical simulation competitionBy Jan Jarvis   Teams from across the country will practice handling emergencies during the largest medical simulation competition in the nation Saturday and Sunday at UNT Health Science Center. The second annual Student Initiative in Medical Simulation, or SIMS National Conference, gets underway at 8:15 a.m. Saturday in the Medical Education and Training building. Read More »

Jan 17, 2019

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The future of medicine is femaleBy Jan Jarvis   When Mary Ann Reed was considering a career in medicine, she kept getting a question she never expected: “So… you’re going to be a nurse?” Although surprised, the second-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) student did not let the remarks deter her. Reed is part of a record-setting class of Read More »

Nov 29, 2018

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For physician assistant students, Friday lessons are hands-on and lecture-freeBy Alex Branch   The physician assistant students huddled around Davey, a 5-year-old boy who wheezed and struggled to breathe. Students studied his medical history chart and leaned down to talk to him on the exam table. They calmed Davey’s mother and watched his vital signs on a digital screen. Master of Physician Assistant Studies Read More »

Nov 14, 2018

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UNTHSC students have proud tradition of military serviceBy Alex Branch In a remote U.S. Army military outpost in Liberia, Andi Toufexis wore a hooded Tyvek protection suit, two layers of gloves and a breathing apparatus strapped to her back. The farm girl from southeast Texas meticulously tested blood samples collected from deceased Liberians for one of the most feared diseases of all Read More »

Nov 9, 2018