UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER CELEBRATESBLACK HISTORY MONTH


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FORT WORTH – Texas â?? The following UNT Health Science Center-sponsored events are open to the public in celebration of Black History Month:

Feb. 9 â?? “Health History and the Family of Man”
Richard Owen Proctor, M.D., Brigadier General of the U.S. Army (retired)
11:00 â?? 11:50 a.m., Luibel Hall, UNT Health Science Center
Dr. Proctor was the regional medical director of Region 6 for the Texas Department of Health. He currently teaches African-American Studies at Texas A&M University.

Feb. 9 â?? Burl Washington Art Exhibit
1:00 â?? 2:00 p.m., Rare Books Room, Medical Education Building 3, Room 310, UNT Health Science Center
Mr. Washington is a nationally known Black artist. He is noted for his series of paintings on the Buffalo Soldiers.

Feb. 17 â?? Black History Session
12:00 â?? 2:00 p.m., Everett Hall, Medical Education Building 2, Room 106, UNT Health Science Center
The session will cover famous Black scientists since the beginning of slavery until the present.

The UNT Health Science Center is located at 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd. in Fort Worthâ??s Cultural District. For more information on Black History Month events, please contact Liz Davis at (817) 735-2483.

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