Chief of Navy Medical Corps to address UNTHSC community
The chief of the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, Rear Adm. Raquel Bono, will address on Wednesday students, faculty and staff at UNT Health Science Center as part of the observance of Dallas-Fort Worth Navy Week.
Adm. Bono, who also serves as Director of the National Capital Region Medical Directorate of the Defense Health Agency, will discuss Navy Medicine’s $6 billion global reach and its 63,000-member staff. And she will explain its mission to provide battlefield medical care to Navy and Marine personnel and comprehensive health care to those personnel, their families and veterans.
Adm. Bono is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and attended medical school at Texas Tech University.
Shortly after training, she saw duty in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm as head of Casualty Receiving in Fleet Hospital Five in Saudi Arabia in 1990-91. She has served in numerous surgical and administrative posts.
Adm. Bono is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
By Diane Smith-Pinckney The embroidery on Vic Holmes’ black scrubs identify him as a physician assistant and an ally to LGBTQ+ patients. The words, stitched under a rainbow-colored Caduceus pin and near his heart, read: “Vic Holmes, PA-C, He/Him/His, Family Medicine.” Pronouns are...Read more
Jun 21, 2021
By Sally Crocker Katie Pelch, PhD, wants you to know what’s in our environment and how the chemicals we’re exposed to every day may affect our health. Dr. Pelch is a part-time Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, in the HSC School of Public Health (SPH), where...Read more
Jun 21, 2021
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 H...Read more
Jun 15, 2021
By 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...Read more
Jun 14, 2021