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HSC’s FitWorth providing dairy, produce for Fort Worth’s food insecure familiesBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s FitWorth program is partnering with GoFresh to provide boxes of food to hungry families struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration will supply families with dairy and produce through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Read More »

Jul 8, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Arthur EisenbergSo many families with missing loved ones received closure thanks to Arthur “Art” Eisenberg. A pioneer in bringing DNA typing into both paternity testing and the field of forensic genetics, Dr. Eisenberg helped establish the UNT Center for Human Identification as well as The University of North Texas Health Science Center’s graduate program for forensic Read More »

Jul 6, 2020

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Navigating through July 4th and the summer of COVID-19By Sally Crocker In light of new state guidelines issued last week, HSC public health expert Diana Cervantes offers some tips on how to conduct July 4th gatherings and other summertime activities with friends and family. The advice comes after the Texas Governor’s Office closed bars and certain others businesses and reduced indoor restaurant capacity Read More »

Jun 30, 2020

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Food insecurity concerns heighten for many as COVID-19 again surgesBy Sally Crocker New HSC faculty member Charlotte Noble, PhD, MPH, and her family moved from Florida to Fort Worth in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, when little was yet known about the reach of the virus, its outcomes and how long it would last. Months later, as states like Texas and others Read More »

Jun 29, 2020

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50 Heroes: Mayor Betsy PriceMayor Betsy Price and HSC share a mission to create solutions for a healthier community. Price, first elected Mayor in 2011, has consistently promoted strategies and activities that improve the fitness, health and well-being of Fort Worth residents. Her devotion to elevating the city’s overall health makes her a dynamic and natural partner for the Read More »

Jun 29, 2020

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‘This has been my home.’ Associate dean leaving HSC after nearly 38 years of special memories.By Diane Smith When Patricia Gwirtz, PhD, FACC, FAHA, retires from her post as Associate Dean of Education at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences on June 30, she leaves the campus with bragging rights – she has taught physiology to every medical student since 1982. Dr. Gwirtz also taught every student in the physician Read More »

Jun 29, 2020

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HSC recognized as most productive medical school for innovation impact by George W. Bush InstituteBy Alex Branch The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is more productive at impacting the economy and society through innovation than any other U.S. medical school, according to a report by the George W. Bush Institute and Opus Faveo Innovation Development. The report ranked universities and research institutions in Read More »

Jun 26, 2020

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HSC offers first-ever Certificate in Pharmacometrics – a specialty expected to expand student career opportunitiesBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering students a new specialty certification that will give them a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. The Certificate in Pharmacometrics program, offered by the College of Pharmacy, is touted as a first of its kind. The application Read More »

Jun 25, 2020

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HSC professor working to safeguard against oral cancersBy Sally Crocker What’s known is that 66% of oropharyngeal cancers are HPV-related. In mid June, the FDA approved the HPV vaccine, Gardasil 9, for the prevention of certain HPV-related head and neck cancers. What’s still to be explored is why HPV vaccine rates remain low – despite strong public health recommendations in favor of Read More »

Jun 24, 2020

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HSC study indicates North Texas counties are experiencing ‘mini-surge’ in COVID-19 casesBy Diane Smith Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties are experiencing a “mini-surge” in COVID-19 cases, according to a new report issued by The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. “Whether we are using the data on newly reported cases or hospitalization/ER visits, we are certainly experiencing a surge,” said Rajesh Read More »

Jun 23, 2020