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TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives grant from the American Osteopathic AssociationBy Steven Bartolotta The American Osteopathic Association has awarded a $100,000 grant to Dr. John Licciardone, Executive Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry for the research project entitled “Osteopathic vs Allopathic Physician Opioid Prescribing for Chronic Pain: A Longitudinal Study of Long-Term Outcomes and the Role of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.”  The grant, Read More »

Jul 26, 2021

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HSC to sponsor Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science award by the Fort Worth Independent School DistrictBy Diane Smith-Pinckney The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC) is working with the Fort Worth Independent School District to reward outstanding educators by sponsoring the Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science.   Sponsorships from community partners and local businesses salute great teachers while also giving them an honorarium. An awards luncheon is also held for teachers selected as outstanding educators.   “Preparing today’s children to become the doctors, Read More »

Jul 22, 2021

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TCOM alumni share osteopathic medicine’s impact on Olympic Games By Steven Bartolotta   The bus in Manchester, England was full of Team USA basketball superstars and waiting for one more to climb aboard. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine alumnus Dr. Paul Saenz was sitting next to the last empty seat on the bus and, when the late superstar sat down next to him, he introduced himself: “I’m the team doctor for San Antonio Spurs, nice Read More »

Jul 20, 2021

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Health literacy and HSC, building the foundation for healthy people across all communitiesBy Sally Crocker Imagine trying to safely navigate the COVID-19 pandemic while living in a rural community with limited internet access and being unable to go online to keep up with changing health guidance. Or if English wasn’t your native language and you had to translate urgent health information needed to protect your family. Think Read More »

Jul 19, 2021

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Saving Texas lives: How HSC Healthy Start helps mothers and babiesBy Diane Smith-Pinckney When experts delve into data on infant and maternal mortality, they find troubling trends.  In Texas, Non-Hispanic Black mothers and infants “have significantly higher rates in infant mortality preterm birth, low birth weight, pregnancy-related depression and severe maternal morbidity than do other racial or ethnic groups,” according to the Texas Health and Human Services’ 2020 data on mothers and babies.  This is Read More »

Jul 13, 2021

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Closing the gap: How CDIP works to increase diversity in biomedical sciencesBy Gabrielle Saleh  The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s (HSC) Center for Diversity and International Programs (CDIP) is working to attract more underrepresented minority researchers into biomedical and behavioral sciences fields. Opening pathways to graduate school for racial and ethnic minority undergraduate students while fostering their love of science are key to building greater diversity in the research sector.  That’s why CDIP hosts Read More »

Jul 13, 2021

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COVID-19: How HSC is bringing vaccines to Fort Worth’s homelessBy Diane Smith-Pinckney People find shelter from their homelessness during the day at the True Worth complex that sits southeast of downtown Fort Worth.  They can shower, grab lunch and create a resume.  On June 21, the homeless who stopped at True Worth received COVID-19 vaccines. The day shelter’s lobby served as a COVID-19 vaccine clinic staffed by health care providers and employees from The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Read More »

Jul 9, 2021

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HSC student organization’s summer fundraiser focused on suicide prevention programs for LGBTQ+ youthBy Diane Smith-Pinckney Becoming caring doctors and health professionals who ensure LGBTQ+ patients get proper medical attention is a continuing dialog for students at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC).  That health disparities discussion, along with support of increased pronoun use as personal identifiers, were among topics explored during Pride Month 2021 by HSC students.   “Everybody Read More »

Jul 6, 2021

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TCOM’s Dr. John Licciardone receives George W. Northup Medical Writing AwardBy Steven Bartolotta Dr. John Licciardone of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Director of the Osteopathic Research Center and its PRECISION Pain Research Registry, is the 2021 recipient of the George W. Northup, DO, Medical Writing Award, the American Osteopathic Association has announced. The award is based on the article, “Osteopathic Medical Care With Read More »

Jul 6, 2021

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TCOM Announces the Creation of the Dr. Edward E. Elko Scholarshipby Steven Bartolotta Honoring one of the legendary figures in its history, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced the creation of the Dr. Edward E. Elko Endowed Scholarship. Dr. Elko, whose career at TCOM spanned more than 20 years in both faculty and administrative roles, retired in 1996.   With a focus on academic excellence, community and Read More »

Jul 5, 2021