Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine

Match Day 2020 Fc
A Virtual Match Day fills the void for TCOM studentsBy Steven Bartolotta The four-year odyssey through medical school for Texas College of Osteopathic students reaches a climax when inside a sealed envelope the specialty, location and launch of their career is revealed. It’s known as Match Day, a celebratory event that normally sees over 200 students come together with family, friends and faculty members. Read More »

Mar 24, 2020

Tabs Fc
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

Janice Knebl, Do, Mba
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

Mind Podcast Fc
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

Alan Stucky Unt Health Science Center Fc
‘Anyone can save a life’By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose. He does this in loving memory of his son, Holden. On Sept. 25, 2017, Holden Read More »

Jan 23, 2020

Precep Fc
Medical student inspired by Camp Cardiac now guiding teens: ‘It feels very meant to be’By Diane Smith In 2014, Rupali Gautam posed for a photo in front of the University of North Texas Health Science Center sign that overlooks Camp Bowie Boulevard – it’s an image that in retrospect predicted the medical student’s future. “It feels very meant to be,” said Gautam of the picture that now hangs in Read More »

Dec 11, 2019

Precep Fc2
43 years later and it’s just the beginningBy Sally Crocker Forty-three years ago, a young girl left Alabama for Fort Worth, anxious to meet up with her Texas cousins to find a meaningful career and a new place to call home. Ywanda Carter’s mother believed that an education was good to have, as long as a girl backed it up with useful Read More »

Dec 9, 2019

thumbnail
Pediatric Mobile Clinic continues to bridge barriers to healthcareBy Steven Bartolotta It was a frigid morning in the parking lot of W.J. Turner Elementary School when a mother went knocking on a door of an RV parked at the school. She was looking for help for her 6-year-old son, who has been battling a nasty strain of strep throat. And she found it Read More »

Dec 9, 2019

Rural Fc
‘Have a heart’ for rural Texas, practice medicine in small, underserved communitiesBy Diane Smith Rural Texas, with its 3 million-plus people and stretches of wide open space, is the setting for a healthcare crisis characterized by hospital closures, OB deserts and a lack of doctors.  It’s a healthcare plight receiving in-depth attention this week (Nov. 18-22) during Rural Health Week at the UNT Health Science Center. Read More »

Nov 20, 2019

Baez Fc
GME Program Coordinator helps young doctors in residenciesBy Steven Bartolotta When Aurea Baez-Martinez and her husband arrived in the United States with their daughter in January 2017, they had nothing but each other, a few clothes and a couple of toys for the little girl. It was a big move for a family that had spent their entire lives in Puerto Rico, Read More »

Nov 1, 2019