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TCOM Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomes new inductees By Steven Bartolotta The humanistic side of medicine is alive and well at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The TCOM Chapter of the Arnold P Gold Foundation inducted 45 students and four faculty members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on the campus of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Read More »

Jun 15, 2021

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eHealth interventions could help African-American patients in battle with chronic painBy Steven Bartolotta The PRECISION Pain Research Registry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth has identified important racial disparities in pain management that became more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its study recently published in the special COVID-19 supplement to the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine Read More »

Jun 14, 2021

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Dr. Diana Cervantes named among Fort Worth’s ‘most influential’ for public health service during the pandemicBy Sally Crocker Dr. Diana Cervantes has spent the last year keeping people informed and updated on all things coronavirus, and now she’s being recognized as one of Fort Worth Inc.’s “400 Most Influential People” for helping protect the community’s health during the pandemic. Dr. Cervantes is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Master Read More »

Jun 8, 2021

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Celebrating JuneteenthBy Diane Smith-Pinckney On June 19 1865, Major General Gordan Granger marched into Galveston with a critical message: “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a Proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.”  This was the opening sentence of General Order Number 3, which announced to Texans the end of the Civil War and Read More »

Jun 8, 2021

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The realities of ‘breaking bad’ and how one HSC researcher is attacking the opioid crisisBy Sally Crocker He didn’t know it at the time, but when Dr. Scott Walters was growing up in San Diego in the mid 1980s, a next-door neighbor was concealing a homemade meth lab just across the fence and mere steps away from his bedroom window. For quite some time, concerned parents in his family’s Read More »

Jun 8, 2021

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HSC Health Diabetes Education Service Merits ADA RecognitionThe prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) service was recently awarded to the HSC Health Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Program. ADA believes that this service offers high-quality education that is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment.  The Association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures Read More »

Jun 8, 2021

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HSC’s Project ECHO provides training and resources to underserved areasBy Steven Bartolotta A unique and innovative program called “Project ECHO” is allowing HSC experts to provide training, mentoring and support to physicians who practice specialty care in rural and underserved communities. The program, which started through part of the “WE HAIL” grant that HSC received in 2019, is an international and national forum for Read More »

Jun 4, 2021

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TCOM faculty member lands coveted CDC FellowshipBy Steven Bartolotta Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Dr. Didi Ebert, an Associate Professor in Family Medicine and OMM, is passionate about to closing the gap on racial, ethnic and social disparities in health care. Her passion, combined with compassion, has helped her land a highly coveted Population Health Training-in Place Program (PH-TIPP) Fellowship with Read More »

Jun 3, 2021

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TCOM to host first Walk with a Doc on June 12By Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is inviting Fort Worth residents of all ages to participate in “Walk with a Doc” at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12. The event, which will reoccur the second Saturday of every month, starts at LVTRise at 8201 Calmont Avenue and is the first such walk held Read More »

Jun 2, 2021

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Nutrition, service and lessons of public health drive, motivate SPH honors graduate in her workBy Sally Crocker Working as a Public Health Nutritionist in the Greater New York area is a big job. School of Public Health (SPH) 2021 honors graduate Joanna Li understands the job well from experience, having spent three years traveling through different boroughs and neighborhoods to deliver nutrition counseling and services to women and children. Li worked through a program called WIC, short for the federally-funded Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Read More »

Jun 1, 2021