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TCOM student Katie Albin
TCOM student research is published in Journal of Adolescent HealthBy Steven Bartolotta Research is one of the backbones that medicine can’t live without and Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine second-year student Katie Albin is hoping some of her latest research can help make a difference for the younger generation. Albin teamed up with Dr. Diana Perkins, a Professor of Psychiatry from the UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, to write an Read More »

Mar 5, 2021

Graduation 2015 Day
Women making an impact in Osteopathic Medicine as Women’s History Month beginsBy Steven Bartolotta A.T. Still, MD, DO, opened the first osteopathic medical school 129 years ago. The inaugural class of 21 students featured six women. The Class of 2024 at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine featured 155 future female physicians, which comprised 62.8 percent of the total number of medical students. TCOM is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month in March and the emergence Read More »

Mar 1, 2021

Dr. Matt Richardson at Denton County’s Texas Motor Speedway COVID vaccine site. (Denton Record-Chronicle/ Jeff Woo)
HSC alumnus leads Denton County Public Health’s nationally-praised vaccine efforts in the charge against COVID-19By Sally Crocker Denton County Public Health has grabbed national headlines lately as being one of the most successful COVID-19 vaccination hubs in the U.S. Led by HSC graduate Matt Richardson, DrPH, MPH, FACHE, the department’s service area covers more than 900,000 North Texas residents, although people have come from other states, as far away as Pennsylvania, to get their vaccines. Dr. Richardson completed Read More »

Feb 28, 2021

Students in the photo from left to right: Crystal Cassimere, Rupali Gautam, Dexter Nwachukwu, Daeija Lewis and Sabri Zooper talk about their experience as a student during COVID.
TCOM students balance study, family and service during global pandemicBy Diane Smith-Pinckney and Sally Crocker It’s been more than a year since U.S. communities first heard the term COVID-19. After months of masks, social distancing and creation of vaccines, what began as a medical mystery continues as a global war against a virus. Doctors, nurses and other medical professionals serve on the frontlines – caring for the sick and consoling those who lost family members. At the Texas Read More »

Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Stephan Davis
Dr. Stephan Davis recognized during Black History Month for leadership, service, giving back to othersBy Sally Crocker Ask successful people what drives them forward and you’re likely to hear “giving back to others” as a key inspiration. Indeed, an important part of making things happen in career and life has to do with not just what’s personal but also with impacting others in a positive way. HSC’s Dr. Stephan Davis is being recognized this month with a national Distinguished Service Award from the American Read More »

Feb 22, 2021

Cheruku, Sreekanth Unthsc Fc
Dallas physician finds special relevancy in MPH training during the pandemicBy Sally Crocker The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a definite toll on healthcare providers. Months of working long hours under endless challenges to protect patients and comfort their families while looking after their own health and the health of their loved ones at home has not been easy. HSC alumnus Sreekanth R. Cheruku, MD, an Read More »

Feb 8, 2021

Tcom Students At Covid Testing Site Unthsc
Critical partnerships help keep TCOM students on rotation and vaccinatedBy Steven Bartolotta There has always been a unique bond between the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and the JPS Health Network, two medical powerhouses in Fort Worth. Scores of TCOM students roam the hospital on a daily basis doing critical rotations and learning from some of the best physicians in the country. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, that Read More »

Feb 3, 2021

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
HSC to celebrate, inspire and bridge health disparities with Black HistoryBy Diane Smith-Pinckney In 1976, when President Gerald R. Ford issued the first Message on the Observance of Black History Month, it was the culmination of about 60 years of efforts to highlight achievements by Black Americans.  Starting in 1915, Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” made it his mission to document the accomplishments of Read More »

Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Anderson, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. And Rev. Ralph David Abernathy
HSC celebrates the impact of Black Physicians in Osteopathic MedicineBy Steven Bartolotta February is Black History Month and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is proud to honor the pioneering efforts of many African-American men and women who have paved the way in the medical and osteopathic community. From Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, the first black woman to serve as a Dean at a medical Read More »

Feb 1, 2021

Kids in classroom
HSC’s FitWorth and the Fort Worth Independent School District are promoting student well-being during 2021 Spring Wellness ChallengeBy Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth and the Fort Worth Independent School District teamed up to build healthier and safer communities in 2021. HSC/FitWorth is working with the school district’s physical education department to introduce the Spring Wellness Challenge to an estimated 84,000 Fort Worth students. “Speaking for the FWISD Health & Physical Education Department, I will say that we are eager to work alongside HSC Fort Worth for our Read More »

Jan 27, 2021