May events at the UNT Health Science Center

May 9, 2013

May 10Living Well Aware Conference, Friday, May 10, 11:30 am to 5 p.m., UNT Health Science Center Medical Education & Training (MET) Building (Rooms – 109/110/111), 1000 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.  $45.00 per person (includes lunch, breaks and course syllabus. Patricia Sulak, MD, from Scott & White Clinic and Hospital and Texas A & M Health Sciences Center College of Medicine will speak on most common health problems, their causes, resources, skills and motivation to make life changes.

May 12-18 National Women’s Health Week

May 18  Commencement, 3 p.m., TCU Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Keynote speaker is Dr. John Nance, who helped pioneer the Renaissance in patient safety as one of the founders of the National Patient Safety Foundation in 1997.

May 30-31 8th Annual Health Disparities Conference: The Intersection of Smoking, HIV/AIDS and Cancer. UNT Health Science Center Medical Education & Training (MET) Building, 1000 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107. Keynote Speaker Raymond Naiaura, PhD, will address "Lessons Learned About Health Disparities and BioBehavioral Mechanisms of Treatment Efficacy." CME credit available.

Rita Fc
Women’s networking group started by TCOM leader earns national award

By Steven Bartolotta In 2007, TCOM’s Dr. Rita Patterson and Dr. Jennifer Wayne, a professor at Virginia Tech, recognized the need for women in the field of bioengineering to meet together, network, mentor and increase the representation of women in the field. Thus the ASME Bioengineering...Read more

Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Sid O'Bryant
Early findings of innovative study of Alzheimer’s among diverse populations available to dementia researchers

  A growing trove of data to help scientists understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease among diverse populations within the context of sociocultural, behavioral and environmental factors is now available through the Institute for Translational Research at The University of North Te...Read more

Jun 22, 2021

Vic Holmes, Mpas, Edd, Pa C Assistant Professor
HSC Pride: Increased pronoun use is an emerging trend among health professionals

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

Hsc Katie Pelch
Public health scientist lends expertise to national database addressing safer use of chemicals in our environment

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