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What to do if you suspect your child has measlesMeasles cases in the U.S. now exceed the highest number on record in a single year since the disease was eliminated in 2000. There have been 673 measles cases of the vaccine-preventable illness reported in 22 states this year, including Texas, according to a preliminary tally of state and local health department data reported this weekby The Read More »

Apr 26, 2019

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PT students dominate volleyball, soccer and softball at state OlympicsBy Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center physical therapy students brought home the gold medal in three sports from the Texas PT Olympics. Our PT students finished 1stin sand volleyball, softball and soccer at the annual event held at UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. The students also placed 3rd in women’s basketball Read More »

Apr 26, 2019

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Helping enhance families’ health awareness at African American Health ExpoBy Rebecca Najera and Betsy Friauf UNTHSC’s mission to create healthier communities means we’re here to help families improve their health awareness. One way we do this every year is providing health screenings, such as blood pressure checks, and other services, at the African American Health Expo. This year’s event will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Read More »

Apr 25, 2019

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Bob Ferguson honored with UNTHSC 2019 Vision AwardBy Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center has awarded Bob Ferguson its Vision Award, the university’s highest community service recognition for his tireless efforts to raise UNTHSC’s stature in the community. Ferguson, a Fort Worth businessman, has volunteered his time and innovative strategic thinking since he joined the UNTHSC Foundation Board in 2009. “For Read More »

Apr 25, 2019

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New pharmacy dean joins UNTHSCBy Jan Jarvis S. Suresh Madhavan had just earned an MBA and was working at a good job in India when he made a decision that changed the course of his career. “I felt unfulfilled so I decided to come to the United States,” he said. “It was really out of a sense of adventure Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Former college basketball player becomes acclaimed UNTHSC resident doctorBy Alex Branch Dr. Mindy Hansen’s path to becoming the top osteopathic resident physician in the United States started on the basketball hardwood in frigid Minnesota. A four-year shooting guard at the University of Minnesota, she loved being active, using her hands. She spent 15 years after college working as a private training and conditioning Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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UNTHSC says farewell but not goodbye to Dr. Witold MigalaBy Sally Crocker Dr. Witold Migala is ready to hit the road again. The epidemiologist who has traveled the world helping people from Haiti and Madagascar to Nigeria and beyond has lived, worked or experienced more than 75 countries during his lifetime. He was in the first UNT Health Science Center cohort to graduate with Read More »

Apr 24, 2019

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Recycle your discarded electronics and small appliancesBy Betsy Friauf E-Eycling Event Date: Tuesday, April 23 Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m. Location: Loading dock of the Medical Education and Training Building (near intersection of Bunting and Haskell avenues) Free to the public and the UNTHSC campus Get a free reusable straw set for donating You’ve seen the warnings. Your discarded home electronics don’t belong Read More »

Apr 22, 2019

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UNTHSC President honored for leadership excellenceBy Alex Branch   UNT Health Science Center President Michael R. Williams is the recipient of the 2019 Halsey Executive Leadership Award, a recognition given by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce to honor leadership excellence in business. Dr. Williams received the award Wednesday at the Chamber’s annual meeting. The Halsey Award is named for Read More »

Apr 18, 2019

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HSC pharmacist helps woman with hepatitis C get the help she needsBy Jan Jarvis   Andrea Harkins could not stop sobbing as she opened a cardboard box filled with medications. “This is life-changing,” she said. “I’ve waited 20 years for this day.” Harkins has lived with hepatitis C for two decades. She is among the 3.5 million people in the United States who have the virus Read More »

Apr 18, 2019