News Archive

Family and friends keep a former runner in the Cowtown race

By Jan Jarvis   It started with one of those memory notifications that pop up on Facebook. The photo was of Collin Hadley running the Cowtown Half Marathon in 2014, and it hit his wife Emily like a ton of bricks. “I would give anything to be able to see Collin run again,” she said.... Read more »

Feb 21, 2018

UNT Health Science Center and Lena Pope announce new partnership

  UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) and Lena Pope have teamed up to expand access to high-quality early learning experiences for children and families in Fort Worth with a new on-campus child development center. Lena Pope’s new Early Learning Center will serve the children of UNTHSC staff and students, as well as families from the... Read more »

Feb 19, 2018

UNTHSC upgrades its research accounting system following internal review and repayment

UNT Health Science Center has extensively revamped its system of tracking federally funded research projects after an internal review revealed flaws in its prior time and effort reporting practices. UNTHSC discovered the flaws in 2015 and subsequently self-reported the issues to the federal government. Federal officials accepted UNTHSC’s findings and worked together with UNTHSC to... Read more »

Feb 16, 2018

Carolyn Guidry receives award

SPH student wins national honor for excellence through diversity

By Sally Crocker UNTHSC DrPH student Carolyn Bradley-Guidry, MPAS, PA-C, CPH, has received national recognition for her service and citizenship in the area of diversity and inclusion. Bradley-Guidry, Assistant Professor in the UT Southwestern (UTSW) Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies, was recently promoted to Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the UTSW School of... Read more »

Feb 15, 2018

Abby Winstead helps others in Haiti

Student’s passion runs deep for a healthier Haiti

By Sally Crocker Public health student Abby Winstead made her first trip to Haiti on a ministry mission seven years ago, and when she graduates from UNT Health Science Center this spring, she will take on a full time position there to continue serving families in need. Winstead will manage maternal and child health programming... Read more »

Feb 14, 2018

A family legacy of innovation

By Alex Branch   Virginia Morris Kincaid’s family has a legacy of innovation. Her father, Arthur J. Morris, saw too many working citizens struggle to acquire bank loans. In 1910, he established the Morris Plan Banks, which introduced nationally the concept of “installment credit” for consumers based off character references and proof of earnings. Mrs.... Read more »

Feb 13, 2018

From a family’s heartbreak comes hard patient safety lessons

By Jan Jarvis   For a brief moment, 13-year-old Quinn Kott seemed to bounce back from whatever was racking his body, causing nausea, garbled speech and loss of consciousness. He had spent more than two hours slumped in a wheelchair at Hill Country Memorial Hospital’s emergency room in Fredericksburg, Texas, where the staff was inattentive... Read more »

Feb 12, 2018

Three UNTHSC projects recognized with “Health Care Hero” award

By Jan Jarvis   For most of this fall, Abe Clark, PhD, spent his mornings at Fort Worth elementary schools, screening preschoolers for eye diseases that could damage their vision. His dedication to the community-based vision screening project caught the eye of the Fort Worth Business Press, which named Dr. Clark as a 2018 Health... Read more »

Feb 8, 2018

Patient Safety Summit shares innovations inspired by tragedies

By Jan Jarvis Lessons learned from tragedy – both in the skies and on the ground – will be addressed during UNT Health Science Center’s third annual Patient Safety Summit starting Thursday at the Fort Worth Club. During the third annual summit on the “Ethical Imperative of Highly Reliable and Safe Patient Care,” participants will... Read more »

Feb 7, 2018