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Partnerships in service build stronger communityBy Sally Crocker Great things happen when community partners work together, and the collaborations between the UNTHSC School of Public Health and various local organizations continue to grow stronger as more is done to impact the community. Two years ago, local organizations were invited to campus to meet with SPH faculty and staff to network Read More »

Jan 27, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Jerry AlexanderDr. Alexander was hired in 1984 to help bring HSC into the computer and digital age. Throughout his time on-campus, he changed the landscape of the testing and evaluation center that exists on campus today. Dr. Alexander recognized the pressure medical students faced and the myriad of circumstances that could cause a student to drop Read More »

Jan 27, 2020

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‘Anyone can save a life’By Alex Branch Alan Stucky carries Naloxone everywhere. The UNT System Vice Chancellor and General Counsel always is prepared to administer the opioid reversal drug, also known by its brand name Narcan, should he encounter someone suffering an opioid overdose. He does this in loving memory of his son, Holden. On Sept. 25, 2017, Holden Read More »

Jan 23, 2020

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UNTHSC and Quest Diagnostics announce collaboration to accelerate health care researchUNT Health Science Center and Quest Diagnostics, the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, have formed a unique collaboration that converges data, research and technologies to help improve prevention and treatment for individuals at high-risk for preventable diseases, such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease. UNTHSC and Quest will focus on spearheading novel techniques Read More »

Jan 21, 2020

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Health literacy can save your lifeBy Jan Jarvis If anyone can navigate through the complex health care system, it is Dr. Dan McCoy. A physician and President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Dr. McCoy knows his way around a hospital. But when his 93–year-old father fell and broke his hip, Dr. McCoy was ensnared by a system that Read More »

Jan 21, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dr. Paul SapersteinDr. Saperstein provided empathetic, high-quality care to countless patients at the UNTHSC Patient Care Clinic on East Seminary Drive. He retired in 2010. A U.S. Navy veteran, Dr. Saperstein operated a private practice in Kansas City, Mo., and Fort Worth prior to joining UNTHSC. At HSC, Dr. Saperstein was a professor and faculty member in Read More »

Jan 20, 2020

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Increasing your odds of beating cancerBy Jan Jarvis FitSteps for Life at UNTHSC Learn more about how to participate in FitSteps for Life at UNT Health Science Center. Learn More Four months after undergoing surgery to remove much of his right lung, Phil Moroneso steps on a treadmill and walks at a slow, steady pace. At 74, the lung cancer Read More »

Jan 16, 2020

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50 Heroes: D.D. Beyer, Dr. George Luibel and Dr. Carl EverettMore than 50 years ago, three Fort Worth physicians had a vision. Dr. D.D. Beyer, Dr. George Luibel and Dr. Carl Everett imagined building an osteopathic medical school from scratch to deliver high-quality health care in Fort Worth. Thanks to the grit, courage and innovative thinking of the school’s founders and supporters, the Texas College Read More »

Jan 13, 2020

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50 Heroes: Dean Conine, Grounds ForemanAt HSC, the grass is green, the trees are trimmed, and the flowers are in bloom thanks to the care and passion of Dean Conine. The Grounds Foreman was long committed to ensuring that campus was beautiful and safe for team members and guests. His hard work and attention to detail made HSC a Best Read More »

Jan 6, 2020

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Helping teens judge the legitimacy of health information onlineBy Jan Jarvis Ryleigh Hajek turned to the Internet when she woke up one morning with severe back pain. But the 18-year-old didn’t rely on random websites or blogs to diagnose her symptoms. She knew better. “I only reviewed legitimate websites, and they all pointed to an ovarian cyst,” she said. “It turned out that’s Read More »

Dec 19, 2019