Photos: Commencement 2016
For four decades, late spring has been a joyous time in the life of the Health Science Center. Health professionals complete their degrees and graduate, carrying forward the work of creating healthier communities. With their diplomas, some are receiving their first credentials as health care providers, public health experts and biomedical researchers. Many are building on established careers. All are dedicated to transforming lives.
This May 21, hundreds of graduates participated in UNT Health Science Center Commencement.
By Alli Haltom Evonne Kaplan-Liss was struggling with the effects of ulcerative colitis, recovering from surgery and feeling hopeless. “I sank into a deep depression,” said Kaplan-Liss, now a physician and Assistant Dean of Narrative Reflection and Patient Communication for the T...Read more
Apr 23, 2018
By Jeff Carlton The databases of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) contain files on more than 1,000 active missing person cases in Texas and about 14,000 nationwide – each one a tragedy for the families involved. “I’m not sure we can help a family fin...Read more
Apr 18, 2018
By Alex Branch Rita Patterson, PhD, a UNT Health Science Center Professor, has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows, one of the highest professional distinctions for medical and biological engineers. Dr. Patterson was rec...Read more
Apr 16, 2018
By Raul Vintimilla, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience I had earned my medical degree and finished a three-year hospital residency in Cuenca, Ecuador when I decided to move my family to the United States. I had discovered during my training that clinical care was not my pass...Read more
Apr 11, 2018