Executive Administrative Director Named at UNT Health
UNT Health, the physician group affiliated with the University of North Texas Health Science Center, has named Robert M. Carlson as administrative executive director for the Patient Care Center.
The appointment was made by UNT Health President and Executive Vice President for the Health Science Center Kathleen Forbes, M.D.
Carlson, as the administrative executive director at the Patient Care Center (PCC), will oversee all clinic operations and medical staff coordination. The PCC is located at the UNT Health Science Center campus, 855 Montgomery St., and houses various patient clinics including pediatrics, family practice, internal medicine, orthopaedics and other subspecialty clinics.
Most recently the executive director of the Tulane Clinic Operations in New Orleans, La., Carlson has more than 30 years of healthcare management and operations experience. He also served in the Medical Service Corp of the U.S. Naval Reserve, where he retired as commander.
Carlson also holds a Master of Education with emphasis in Public Health from the University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio.
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