UNT System College of Pharmacy

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Not just counting pillsBy Diane Smith Virginia Lee doesn’t want to get the flu. The 79-year-old Benbrook resident recently arrived at her neighborhood pharmacy looking for a flu shot. “I’m over 65,” Lee said. “I’m also almost 80. It’s prevention.” Lee was among dozens of senior citizens who took part in flu clinics offered in October at the Read More »

Nov 15, 2019

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Researcher Rebecca Cunningham named a Great Woman of TexasBy Jan Jarvis Take the scenic route. That’s the advice that Dr. Rebecca Cunningham gives young researchers starting their careers. Despite a few bumps in the road – including a cancer diagnosis – Dr. Cunningham has managed to take her own advice. She encourages others to take their time finding their passion. “Do not be Read More »

Oct 31, 2019

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Pharmacists provide patient value in team-based careBy Jan Jarvis  With inhaler in hand, Dr. Cheng Yuet went over every detail to make sure the patient understood how the drug would control their COPD symptoms.  “Use it every day, whether you feel like you need it or not,” she urged. Dr. Yuet is proving what a difference it makes when pharmacists are Read More »

Oct 8, 2019

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Researcher hopes to make gene-editing device safer and more preciseBy: Jan Jarvis The mere mention of gene editing and DNA altering might conjure up images of designer babies, but that is not what researcher Jin Liu has in mind. She wants help to find a cure for life-threatening diseases by making the gene-editing device CRISPR-Cas9 safer and more precise. “Any genetic disease, the CRISPR-Cas9 Read More »

Sep 24, 2019

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Innovation and teamwork amplify the national fight against tuberculosisBy Betsy Friauf   At UNT Health Science Center, “collaboration” is more than a watchword; it’s one of our Values. Our collaborative culture kicks in on Day One when new team members attend Orientation. We invite everyone to introduce themselves to the group and share their passion and projects. This sharing started a collaboration with Read More »

Sep 6, 2019

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College of Pharmacy awarded four-year accreditationBy Jan Jarvis The UNT System College of Pharmacy at UNT Health Science has reached another milestone just eight years after it was founded in 2011. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has granted the college a four-year accreditation term, the maximum allowed for a new program. Achieving this latest goal has taken years of Read More »

Aug 20, 2019

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Pharmacy student spends eye-opening rotation in rural MontanaBy Jan Jarvis Pharmacy student Rychlend Martin-Horne never imagined she would come face-to-face with a huge black bear and her cubs. The frightening experience during a 12-mile hike to Cracker Lake in Montana was not exactly what she expected from her six-week pharmacy rotation, but it was memorable. “I’m a city girl,” she said. “I Read More »

Jul 19, 2019

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Cycling to work is healthier — but is it also faster?By Alex Branch   Would a bicycle get you to work faster? Maybe you’ve pondered that question in your car during a slow, congested morning commute. Two UNT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy professors will answer the question — albeit quite unscientifically — Friday on Fort Worth Bike to Work Day. At 7:30 a.m. Read More »

May 15, 2019

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New pharmacy dean joins UNTHSCBy Jan Jarvis S. Suresh Madhavan had just earned an MBA and was working at a good job in India when he made a decision that changed the course of his career. “I felt unfulfilled so I decided to come to the United States,” he said. “It was really out of a sense of adventure Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Students and residents present research prowess in RAD poster displaysBy Jan Jarvis The CT scan of a 22-pound mass in the abdomen of a young woman was hard to miss in a room spilling over with research posters. To illustrate just how large the mass was, third-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Julie Bunyard pulled out a tape measure and showed that the Read More »

Apr 3, 2019