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Research Appreciation DayBy Jan Jarvis   The first year Brina Snyder presented a poster for Research Appreciation Day she was nervous about what to expect. Three years and three RADs later, Snyder has learned a thing or two. “You have to practice,” she said, “The more you say it, the better you say it and the easier Read More »

Apr 4, 2018

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Emergency preparedness toolkit for small and rural communities rolls out across the U.S.By: Sally Crocker   A quick reference guide to help small towns and rural communities prepare for potential disaster situations is now available for free download on four Texas websites and is being rolled out across the U.S. by a UNT Health Science Center public health professor and her team. The Toolkit for Rural Communities Read More »

Apr 3, 2018

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National education honors for physical therapy facultyBy Alex Branch Two UNT Health Science Center educators received national honors in education at the annual meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Myles Quiben, PhD, DPT, Interim Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy, earned the Distinguished Educator Award from the APTA Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. Dr. Quiben was recognized for Read More »

Apr 2, 2018

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Panel at TCU discusses effective ways to combat opioid crisisBy Jan Jarvis A nasal spray of the drug Naloxone can instantly reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and save someone’s life. At a time when 115 Americans die daily after overdosing on opioids, the drug could have a huge impact, a panel of experts said at the TCU Annual Health Care Forum “The Read More »

Mar 30, 2018

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Information fair, panel discussion to highlight Autism Awareness DayBy Alex Branch UNT Health Science Center will celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on Monday by hosting a comprehensive information fair for people impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Representatives from Fort Worth ISD, My Health My Resources (MHMR) of Tarrant County, Autism Speaks, Easterseals North Texas and other agencies will help UNTHSC provide information Read More »

Mar 29, 2018

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Creating the providers of the futureUNT Health Science Center is advancing its commitment to create the health providers of the future by partnering with Catalyst Health Network, a URAC accredited clinically integrated network known for innovation, collaboration, and patient-centered care. Under the agreement, UNTHSC students, who include future physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists and physical therapists, will train in primary care Read More »

Mar 28, 2018

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SPH student experiences politics and policy firsthand through Capitol Hill internshipBy Sally Crocker   The last few months have ushered in a whirlwind of change for UNTHSC School of Public Health student Megan Bhatti, who is interning this spring in Washington, D.C., for U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, representing the 12th District of Texas. Bhatti’s days are busy attending briefings, answering citizen phone calls to Representative Read More »

Mar 22, 2018

Match Day
Match Day excitement grips TCOM medical studentsBy Jan Jarvis   The anticipation kept Vincent Wang awake all night. “It’s like Christmas,” the fourth-year medical student said. “You know you’re getting a present, but you don’t know what it is.” Wang was among 213 Texas of College of Osteopathic Medicine fourth-year students who opened their envelopes Friday during the 2018 Match Day Read More »

Mar 20, 2018

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Public health student to bike across Africa for medical, educational missionBy Sally Crocker   Sara Byrd is looking forward to UNT Health Science Center graduation day for two very big reasons. After crossing the stage in cap and gown at this spring’s commencement ceremonies, the School of Public Health MHA graduate will board a plane for Africa. There she will participate in a seven-day, 489-mile Read More »

Mar 19, 2018

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Student-led charity golf tournament reaches endowment goalBy Alex Branch   In 2012, medical students Sammy Lee Chong and Nicole Hocevar Howerton helped brainstorm ideas for students to work together for a good cause outside the classroom. They started Tee Off F.O.R.E. TCOM, a golf tournament that raised money for student scholarships at UNT Health Science Center. Neither student knew how to Read More »

Mar 16, 2018