Photos: Commencement 2016

June 1, 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.

Commencement 2016

Dr. John Mills, Associate Professor at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
TCOM professor appointed to state council overseeing opioid settlement funds

John Mills, DO, a long-time HSC faculty member, has been appointed to serve on the Texas Opioid Abatement Fund Council by Governor Greg Abbott. Drug overdose deaths increased 34 percent in Texas from 2019 to 2020. The Council’s duties include developing the approved Texas list of abatement st...Read more

Aug 2, 2021

PA students; Jana Brown and Ashley Boehm
Need advice about PA school? Check out these HSC students’ Instagram

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Jana Brown and Ashley Boehm are just like sisters.  They finish each other’s sentences. They chuckle in unison, both have male Tabby cats and both are second-year physician assistant students at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at For...Read more

Jul 30, 2021

Dorota Stankowska and her husband Rafal Fudala love to garden together.
Have you checked your social wellness? HSC experts say it's key to a healthier life.

By Diane Smith-Pinckney Making sure a loved one is healthy often involves checking temperature, blood pressure, and heart rate.  Now, experts at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) want families and friends to add social wellness to that list.  Taking ...Read more

Jul 29, 2021

Titus Regional Medical Center Droneshot
HSC partnership with rural Texas hospital boosts health literacy and cultural humility

By Alex Branch As Titus County grew into a COVID-19 hot spot last summer, Terry Scoggin realized the rural hospital he leads needed to make some big changes.   The east Texas county is 40 percent Hispanic — many drawn there by jobs in the manufacturing and food processing industry ...Read more

Jul 28, 2021