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HSC’s Center for Diversity and International Programs begins new era with name change that reflects growth Media Contact: Dana Gill The center’s new name is the Institute for Health Disparities   The HSC Center for Diversity and International Programs (CDIP) is being renamed the Institute for Health Disparities (IHD) to reflect its growing size and engagement in a wide range of programs that train and educate professionals focused on ending health disparities Read More »

Nov 15, 2021

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HSC, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics collecting donations during DFW Toys for Tots eventBy Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics are collecting donations for DFW Toys for Tots. HSC and Lockheed are collaborating to host a FOX 4 media event for DFW Toys for Tots, Tuesday, Nov. 30 from 6-9 p.m. at HSC Health Pavilion (855 Montgomery St. Read More »

Nov 15, 2021

Ryan Hughes, HIM Analyst at HSC Health
Veterans Day: After helping save lives in the Middle East, this veteran is ‘bridging the gap between clinicians and technology’By Kathryn Lytton When Ryan Hughes, Health Information Management Analyst at HSC Health, joined the United States Air Force as a heavy equipment mechanic, he did not think his time on the battlefield would lead to a career in the medical field. “I joined the military to help with school,” said Hughes. “You go into Read More »

Nov 11, 2021

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Tarrant County new firms created recently added about 30,000 jobsBy Diane Smith-Pinckney Startup businesses created an estimated 30,000 jobs in Tarrant County in 2019, according to a Fall 2021 Jobs Report commissioned by the University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC). These new firms, which are less than a year old, helped Tarrant County keep pace in job creation when compared to neighboring counties and other Read More »

Nov 11, 2021

New Logo Hsc Install On February 16th On Ead Building.
Generous donation creates Col. W.F. ‘Tex’  Rankin, Jr.  and Dr. Janice Knebl Veterans Lectureship SeriesBy Steven Bartolotta The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is honored to announce the creation of the Colonel W.F. “Tex” Rankin, Jr. and Dr. Janice Knebl Veterans Lectureship Series.   The lectureship is made possible through a generous donation by the widow of Col. Rankin, Andrea Rankin. The lectureship series is named after Col. Rankin and Dr. Knebl, the Texas College Read More »

Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Albert Yurvati
TCOM’s Dr. Albert Yurvati served his country, his profession, and his school with honorBy Steven Bartolotta The career and legacy of Albert Yurvati, DO, PhD, DFACOS, FICS, FAHA is summed up in one word: service.   Dr. Yurvati, a Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians Professor of Surgery and the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Chair of Medical Education, served his country with honor in the United States Army for almost two decades. He continued his legacy of service by caring for his patients for more than 35 Read More »

Nov 9, 2021

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‘The biggest hearts’ How one HSC student organization was recognized for its community serviceBy Steven Bartolotta The Habitat for Humanity at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth received the 2021 Trinity Habitat Golden Heart Award from the Trinity Habitat for Humanity. Students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) recently stepped forward and volunteered to help the organization paint houses in low-income areas of Fort Worth. Their work is Read More »

Nov 8, 2021

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World Keratoconus Day: A conversation with Dr. Dimitrios KaramichosWorld Keratoconus Day is celebrated on Nov. 10 every year. It is sponsored by the National Keratoconus Foundation, an educational program of the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine. The day is dedicated to raising awareness about keratoconus, as well as educating and advocating for those living with keratoconus. Work is underway at The Read More »

Nov 8, 2021

Jeremy Joseph, Assistant Director of HSC Office of Care and Civility
Creating healthier solutions: This HSC employee helps students overcome challengesBy Diane Smith-Pinckney Jeremy Joseph sees a person’s well-being from a holistic perspective.  For Joseph, that means caring for the physical, mental, and emotional fitness of students at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC). As Assistant Director of HSC’s Office of Care and Civility, Joseph’s daily work is focused on helping students overcome personal problems.  “I have the opportunity to work Read More »

Nov 4, 2021

Dr. Albert Yurvati
TCOM’s Dr. Albert Yurvati receives prestigious Charles L. Ballinger Distinguished Osteopathic Surgeon AwardBy Steven Bartolotta One of the most distinguished and decorated alumni in the history of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Albert H. Olivencia-Yurvati, DO, PhD, FACOS, FICA FAHA, is the 2021 recipient of the Charles L. Ballinger Distinguished Osteopathic Surgeon Award from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.   Dr. Yurvati, a 1986 graduate of Read More »

Nov 2, 2021