Students

Maurico Ripley Fc
HSC grad finishes MPH degree while on Army deployment in KuwaitBy Sally Crocker There was a big celebration in Kuwait when new HSC graduate Maurico Ripley’s diploma arrived with the daily mail. Ripley is a Chief Warrant Officer 3 (CW3) who has been deployed to the Middle East for most of his graduate program, studying with the HSC School of Public Health online – and Read More »

Jun 22, 2020

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TCOM announces the creation of the Drs. Dralves and Jessica Edwards ScholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta To honor one of the pioneering families of its proud history, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced the creation of the Drs. Dralves and Jessica Edwards Scholarship. Dr. Dralves Edwards was the first black student to graduate from TCOM in 1980, and 34 years later his daughter, Dr. Jessica Edwards, Read More »

Jun 19, 2020

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Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price to HSC students, faculty: ‘Give yourself a pat on the back’By Diane Smith Students and faculty volunteers from The University of North Texas Health Center at Fort Worth were recognized by Mayor Betsy Price for establishing the first community-based COVID-19 testing site in the city. “To all of you, you need to reach back and give yourself a pat on the back,” Price said during Read More »

Jun 12, 2020

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TCOM student elected to national student organization’s boardBy Steven Bartolotta Sabri Zooper’s advocacy of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine will be taken to the next level as the third-year osteopathic medical student was elected to the Student National Medical Association’s Board of Directors. Zooper will serve a one-year term as the National Osteopathic Affairs Committee Co-Chairperson.  The Student National Medical Association Read More »

Jun 12, 2020

Jialiang Liu Fc
Path to PhD begins with dad’s inspiration and a professor’s encouragementBy Sally Crocker When Jialiang Liu was a little girl, she wanted to be just like her dad. Her father is a pediatrician in China, and both parents have always encouraged their only child to go for her personal best, even if it meant spending years away from home to pursue graduate school in another Read More »

Jun 4, 2020

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TCOM students organize toy drive for survivors of human traffickingBy Steven Bartolotta Human trafficking is a $150 billion business and growing every day. When COVID-19 started spreading across the globe, survivors weren’t spared. So students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine saw an opportunity to help. TCOM third-year student Jacob Freudenberger and members of TIME (Trafficking in Medical Education), a non-profit organization, started Read More »

May 29, 2020

Alexander Frangenberg Fc
Persistence helps HSC graduate student meet academic challenges as he prepares for medical school   By Diane Smith Alexander “Alex” Frangenberg’s dream of becoming a doctor started at age 4 when his little sister cracked her head open. After about four hours filled with fear and worries, two-year-old Chloe Frangenberg returned from emergency care with four staples on her head. The older brother remembers confusion, relief and a sense of Read More »

May 27, 2020

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Public health student graduates with high honors, high hopes for the futureBy Sally Crocker Missing graduation during COVID-19 is especially bittersweet for students like Julian Rangel, who have worked hard to get to this moment but understand well the reasons why online commencement ceremonies are one of the safest options right now. Rangel graduates this month with an MPH in Public Health Practice. He and his Read More »

May 27, 2020

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Three TCOM students win Ricco Ethics ScholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta A trio of students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine were awarded scholarships in the seventh annual Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Essay competition. The three students all drew from personal experience to craft their essays on ethics in the profession. TCOM first-year student Jillian Floyd captured first-place in the competition Read More »

May 19, 2020

Sean Jamieson Fc
Former baseball player gears up for new career as HSC physician assistant graduateBy Diane Smith Sean Jamieson has long practiced a strategy that helped him during a critical time – keeping good grades. Jamieson followed baseball aspirations from his native Canada to New York to Nevada. When he was steps away from the major leagues, a shoulder injury stole his dream. Balancing strong academics with sports helped Read More »

May 12, 2020