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PGA golfers to recognize HSC at Charles Schwab ChallengeBy Alex Branch Welcome to the HSC team, Justin Thomas and Harold Varner III. The PGA golfers will honor University of North Texas Health Science Center Medical Student Kristina Fraser and Center for Geriatrics Director Dr. Janice Knebl on June 11-14 at the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth. Thomas’ caddie will wear a Read More »

Jun 11, 2020

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TCOM alum fought COVID-19 in a Long Island hospital emergency room as New York became epicenter of the outbreakBy Diane Smith Dr. Ryan O’Neill’s fight against COVID-19 intensified this spring when more and more victims of the mysterious virus showed up at Long Island’s Huntington Hospital Northwell Health emergency room. One night during the week leading up to Easter, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine alum arrived to work and found that every Read More »

Jun 2, 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

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Dr. Ray Page named recipient of 2020 President’s Alumni Award for Distinguished ServiceBy Jan Jarvis As a medical oncologist, Dr. Ray Page has treated thousands of cancer patients in North Texas with care and compassion. As a researcher driven to develop new chemotherapy drugs, he has given hope to many others. As an educator, he has taught and mentored innumerable students and professionals at all levels of Read More »

May 22, 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

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U.S. News ranks TCOM as top osteopathic school for primary careBy Steven Bartolotta U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best medical schools for primary care, and HSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine was the highest ranked DO school in the nation. TCOM had the highest ranking of osteopathic schools and was ranked 72nd among all medical schools across the country. “We Read More »

May 18, 2020

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HSC is here for our alumni during the COVID-19 pandemic – and every dayBy Betsy Friauf Each day, the Alumni Relations team at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth works to strengthen alumni bonds of fellowship by developing relationships, establishing lifelong learning connections and cultivating alumni as leaders, volunteers, advocates and donors for HSC. Rising to a new challenge with the COVID-19 pandemic, Read More »

May 13, 2020

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TCOM Class of 2023 is dashing to revive an old traditionBy Steven Bartolotta Being healthy is very much a natural instinct, but it’s something people are craving more than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. So Dr. Michael Smith, TCOM’s Year 1 Director of Curriculum, has been sprinkling ideas throughout the calendar year to the Class of 2023 about exercise and good healthy habits. He was Read More »

May 6, 2020

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TCOM alum contracts COVID-19 while doing volunteer workBy Jan Jarvis Dr. Richard Loew was volunteering at a medical clinic in the Bahamas in late March when someone handed him a phone. “I pulled down my mask to answer it,”’ he said. “In that moment, I was exposed.” Five days later, the 1986 Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus tested positive for COVID-19.  He Read More »

Apr 30, 2020

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TCOM students call struggling parents to help them cope during COVID-19 crisisBy Jan Jarvis Infants, toddlers and teens are among the latest victims of Covid-19 as a spike in abuse cases triggers alarms across the country. Unemployment, health worries, mounting bills, social isolation and closed schools – on top of potty training, tantrums and family tension – sometimes can push parents to the edge. “There’s just Read More »

Apr 24, 2020