Health Science Center to close for winter break


The UNT Health Science Center will close at noon Friday, Dec. 22.

UNTHSC will remain closed through Monday, Jan. 1, for the winter holiday. All classes and administrative offices will be closed during this time.

Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at 8 a.m.

All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians will be closed Monday, Dec. 25; and Monday, Jan. 1; and will be open otherwise.

Gibson D. Lewis Library will close at 12 noon Dec. 22, will be closed Dec. 23-Dec. 25 and then will have modified hours through Jan. 1.

Fitness Center will close at 12 noon Dec. 22, will be closed Dec. 23-Jan. 1 and will reopen at 6 a.m. Jan. 2.

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Students offer expertise, compassion in screenings for hepatitis

By Alex Branch   A group of UNT Health Science Center students is putting its interest in infectious diseases to work in charity clinics and among high-risk populations in North Texas. Members of the Infectious Disease Interest Group student organization have tested at least 150 people...Read more

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Professor honored for outstanding contributions to field of biomedical engineering

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

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