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New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
UNT Health Science Center reveals new brand identityBy Alex Branch UNT Health Science Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new brand identity and logo that emphasizes its commitment to Fort Worth and innovative spirit for the next 50 years. The new look debuted Wednesday at an event that drew community and health leaders to campus to celebrate with students, faculty Read More »

Feb 19, 2020

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Virtual medicine: UNT Health Science Center opens clinic at UNT DallasBy Diane Smith A physician assistant and doctor in Fort Worth are treating student patients in Dallas through a new virtual medicine program at UNT Health Science Center. As part of the program, sick students at UNT Dallas can schedule appointments and be examined by a physician assistant or a doctor in Fort Worth. Physician Read More »

Feb 18, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Roy MartinDr. Roy Martin once described being human this way: “Being human is a journey we take, hopefully together,” he said. “A journey with people we don’t find it easy to work with but from whom we continue to learn more. I learn more from people I disagree with than from those I agree with.” Perhaps Read More »

Feb 17, 2020

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Campus love storiesBy Jan Jarvis Movies have been made, books written and TV shows created about office romances that go wrong and sometimes very right. At UNT Health Science Center, there are plenty of romances that have gone right. Whether they find love at work or come to UNTHSC with their partner, love stories can be found Read More »

Feb 14, 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

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UNTHSC official earns national award for HIV prevention leadershipBy Alex Branch David Mansdoerfer, Special Assistant to UNT Health Science Center President Dr. Michael R. Williams, has received a national honor for his leadership on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Prior to joining UNTHSC in September, Mansdoerfer served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health for the US Department of Health and Human Services Read More »

Feb 11, 2020

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Students learn to use animals to improve patient outcomesBy Diane Smith Cokeita’s wavy hair spilled on the ground at the feet of several physical therapy students – she had no idea her tresses were a source of inspiration. The students pondered a class assignment: How could they incorporate a relaxed Old English Sheepdog into physical exercises aimed at helping an injured construction worker Read More »

Feb 11, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Patricia GwirtzDr. Patricia Gwirtz Associate Dean in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dr. Gwirtz pours her heart into the Medical Sciences Program. Her dedication and intelligence are a big reason why the one-year Master of Science program is considered one of the best in the nation at preparing students to succeed in medical school or Read More »

Feb 10, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Edward ElkoDr. Elko retired in 1996, but his name remains engrained on medical education at HSC. Each year, a group of TCOM students are placed in Elko College, one of six Advisory Colleges, which are mentoring networks that serve as a learning community for students and promote greater interaction between faculty and students. The colleges promote Read More »

Feb 3, 2020

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Would you want to know?By Jan Jarvis Beverly Dittmer is the kind of high-spirited West Texas woman who never backs away from a fight. Over 76 years, this plucky woman has faced a few, from breast cancer to her husband Paul’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease. Now the mother of seven children and grandmother of 19 braced for what could Read More »

Jan 30, 2020