School of Public Health

Student Hina Ajaz
MHA student demonstrates leadership in action in a most critical yearBy Sally Crocker In an election year like no other, UNTHSC Master of Health Administration (MHA) student Hina Ajaz stepped up in a major way to help get out the vote and advocate for state and local initiatives supporting public health and health equity. Ajaz plans to work in health policy after graduation, perhaps as a legislative health advisor or in another Read More »

Jan 21, 2021

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We are women, hear us roarBy Sally Crocker In a traditionally male dominated field, a team of diverse women from HSC’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program, developing future healthcare leaders, has won this year’s student case competition of the American College of Healthcare Executives North Texas Chapter (ACHENTX). The problem was important and complex. Solutions were needed quickly, much like the real challenges that healthcare executives face daily. Read More »

Jan 12, 2021

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New Executives in Residence program gives MHA students an added benefitBy Sally Crocker One of the best ways to prepare for a career is to learn firsthand from experts in the field. HSC Master of Health Administration (MHA) students now have that opportunity, through a new Executives in Residence program, putting them in touch with seasoned healthcare executives, thought leaders and authors recognized for their Read More »

Jan 4, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine
What you should know about the COVID vaccine rolloutBy Sally Crocker Almost one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the world stands poised and hopeful for a safe return to everyday life. New vaccines are rolling out across the country to speed solutions to communities in Texas and other states, reaching front-line healthcare workers, residents of long-term care facilities and other priority groups first. Read More »

Dec 18, 2020

Dr. Stephan Davis
Dr. Stephan Davis appointed to American College of Healthcare Executives Council of RegentsStephan Davis, DNP, MHSA, FACHE, MHA Director and Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC) School of Public Health, has been appointed to the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Council of Regents, the organization’s national legislative body. The Council of Regents serves as the link between ACHE and members by approving governance and membership regulations as Read More »

Dec 16, 2020

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Director of U.S. Office of Infectious Disease to join HSC Tammy R. Beckham, DVM, PhD, Director of the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will join The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) as Vice President of Health Policy. Dr. Beckham’s expertise and experience leading large organizations and projects make her Read More »

Dec 14, 2020

Social Media Apps
Myths and truths about false newsBy Sally Crocker Dear Aunt Kathy spends a lot of time on social media. She likes to share cute animal videos, funny observations … and, sometimes, false news. A lot of folks know someone like Kathy, maybe a close friend or relative, an acquaintance or a connection of a connection online. When people post or share Read More »

Dec 3, 2020

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
MHA program earns seven-year CAHME re-accreditationBy Sally Crocker The Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) has achieved the highest, seven-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The HSC School of Public Health has been recognized as providing the first and only CAHME-accredited MHA program based in North Texas since 2013, giving students a career advantage and Read More »

Nov 25, 2020

Dr. Erika Thompson
HSC researcher, collaborators help homeless mothers and children find their road backBy Sally Crocker  Hundreds of thousands of families across the U.S. struggle with homelessness each year. Living on the streets, in cars, at shelters or temporarily bunking up with others poses many risks and challenges, greatly intensified this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Erika Thompson, PhD, Assistant Professor at the HSC School of Public Health Read More »

Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Stacey Griner
Dr. Stacey Griner appointed APHA Section CouncilorBy Sally Crocker HSC Assistant Professor Stacey Griner, PhD, MPH, has been appointed to serve a three-year term for the American Public Health Association (APHA) as Section Councilor in the Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Section. Appointments are made through peer elections. Since 1975, SRH, formerly known as the Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health Section, has worked to improve the health and well-being of women, men and Read More »

Nov 4, 2020