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TCOM students volunteer childcare for healthcare workersBy Steven Bartolotta It started with a simple social media post about volunteering time to help with the childcare needs of healthcare professionals. Several weeks later, it has blossomed into DFW COVIDsitters. Last month, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine third-year student Lexy Kindt was working at Cook Children’s Hospital as COVID-19 was rapidly spreading, shutting Read More »

Apr 20, 2020

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HSC student volunteers heed the call to serve at COVID-19 testing siteBy Diane Smith Kristina Fraser sees COVID-19 as an enemy that spreads sickness while creating a new reality – one filled with fear and isolation. She’s fighting back. Fraser, a medical student at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, is part of a team of student and faculty volunteers helping Read More »

Apr 15, 2020

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Dual doctorate student defends dissertation virtuallyBy Steven Bartolotta The outbreak of COVID-19 has impacted the educational plans of millions, but Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Grace Pham wasn’t about to allow it to get in the way of hers. Pham, who is pursuing the dual-doctorate degree of DO/PhD, is in the final stages of the marathon race to earn Read More »

Apr 8, 2020

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The month medical education changed…possibly foreverBy Steven Bartolotta It was late February, and COVID-19 was spreading globally. But the concern about the wide-reaching impacts it could have on every segment of American society was minimal. It was around that time that Dr. Michael Oglesby of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, a sage of over 40 years of teaching, started Read More »

Apr 3, 2020

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Less than six weeks till graduation, TCOM students ready to tackle COVID-19By Steven Bartolotta In just six-weeks, scores of students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine will be joining the ranks of medical professionals. Little did they know just a month ago they would be joining the profession at a time of worldwide crisis because of the outbreak of COVID-19. The pandemic has put an Read More »

Mar 30, 2020

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For HSC students, Culinary Medicine Class is more than just a mealBy Steven Bartolotta Samar Taqvi wanted to do it for her father. Sadie Thompson and Heidi Spann wanted to expand their versatility in rural areas of Texas where they’ll eventually practice medicine. The Culinary Medicine Class is a six-week course that emphasizes the importance of nutritious and delicious food in fostering good health. But it’s Read More »

Mar 3, 2020

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HSC students provide ‘invaluable’ support as tutors, mentors to TABS studentsBy Diane Smith Ivette Robledo stays after school to get extra help in science – a routine aimed at helping her ace freshman biology at the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences. The after-school instruction is the work of Tutors for the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences, a student organization at The University of North Texas Read More »

Feb 27, 2020

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A place to relieve stress: Library debuts a Reflection Room for students, staff and facultyBy Oreoluwa Obayan The Reflection Room, a space where students, faculty and staff can relax and de-stress, opens Feb. 24 on the third floor of the Lewis Library. The idea for the Reflection Room was developed and pursued by students who sought to create an area to help HSC team members deal with a stressful Read More »

Feb 21, 2020

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Dr. Janice Knebl named UNT System Regents ProfessorBy Steven Bartolotta Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, has been named a Regents Professor by the UNT System Board of Regents in recognition of her tireless advocacy for seniors and older adults and her significant impact on the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Knebl, Professor of Geriatrics and Director of the Center for Geriatrics, is Read More »

Feb 21, 2020

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Student starts new self-help podcastBy Diane Smith Being at the top of the class was the norm for Kalan Barnes. But when she started medical school at UNT Health Science Center last fall, she was filled with self-doubt. “When you get into medical school, you can’t help but compare yourself to the highly intelligent individuals you are surrounded by, Read More »

Feb 13, 2020