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Coming home to change health careBy Alex Branch Jeff Beeson, DO, grew up with UNT Health Science Center. As a kid, he watched Fourth of July fireworks with his father Don, the school’s long-time police chief, from a rooftop when it was just a medical school. He set up street cones to mark the route of the Cowtown Marathon, founded Read More »

Aug 7, 2019

Jennifer Fix, PharmD helps in Hepatitis C Clinic
Hepatitis C clinic shows future of pharmacyBy:Jan Jarvis   The medications cost close to $100,000, but they cure hepatitis C in 12 weeks or less. And yet, some patients leave this costly prescription unused in their medicine cabinet. A phone call from pharmacist Jennifer Fix, PharmD, can turn things around and get patients on a path towards a cure for this Read More »

Jun 6, 2018

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Experts predict intense year for the fluWhen Ebola was diagnosed in Dallas, it set off a tidal wave of fear that left health officials scrambling to stave off a communitywide crisis. It ended with three confirmed cases, including one death. A less exotic, but no less serious, health risk is now upon us. The flu season has barely started, and already Read More »

Dec 17, 2014

Fort Worth, UNTHSC team up on West Nile virus prevention  Joon-Hak Lee, PhD, and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price The City of Fort Worth and UNT Health Science Center have renewed their mosquito-surveillance partnership, part of a unique effort blending hard science with community outreach to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Graduate students and a scientist from UNTHSC trap and collect mosquitos Read More »

Jun 4, 2014