UNT Health’s Nursing Team Celebration on May 7 highlights National Nurses Week

Each day, they provide unwavering care and dedication to patients. On Friday, May 7, the attention will be turned on them at the 2010 Nursing Team Celebration, sponsored by UNT Health.

The salute, featuring lunch and prizes, is part of National Nurses Week, May 6 through May 12. This year’s theme is "Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow."

The celebration will be at UNTHSC’s Alumni Plaza from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  All registered and licensed vocational nurses, medical assistants and medical technicians are invited.

"We like to take this opportunity to celebrate our achievements, dedication and pride in what we do," said Janet Jowitt, RN, DHA, director of Nursing Services, UNT Health. "We appreciate every member of our nursing staff and want to recognize the great job they do each day."

National Nurses Week is supported by the American Nurses Association (ANA) and includes National Nurses Day on May 6.

For more information, contact Nicole Vienneau.

Recent News

Kari Northeim
  • Our People
|Sep 28, 2023

HSC’s Dr. Kari Northeim and Parker County collaborators awarded SAMHSA grant for rural EMS training and education

  Dr. Kari Northeim, School of Public Health assistant professor of population and community health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, has been awarded the SAMHSA Rural EMS Training and Education grant in conjunction with HSC community partners, Parke...
Graci Finco
  • Research
|Sep 28, 2023

SBS researchers publish innovative study in Nature Scientific Reports 

People with leg amputations, including those with diabetes, run the risk of overuse injuries like osteoarthritis, muscle atrophy or bone breaks in their intact limbs.   Now, new research is quantifying the impacts of amputations and diabetes, a leading cause of amputation, on those overuse ...
Frank Filipetto Cropped For Social
  • On Campus
|Sep 28, 2023

HSC’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine to host symposium on ‘Creating Change in Health Care Delivery’

Americans have soured on the U.S. health care system, according to a Gallup poll taken earlier this year. Most of those surveyed rate health care quality as subpar, including 31% saying it is “only fair” and 21% — a new high — calling it “poor.” The U.S. ranked nearly last compared w...
Tarri Wyre
  • On Campus
|Sep 26, 2023

SaferCare Texas empowers Community Health Workers to complete HSC Mental Wellness microcredential

Tarri Wyre saw the growing need to expand her mental health education. The community health worker and ambulatory care manager for Memorial Hermann Health in Houston turned to the Mental Wellness microcredential, offered by The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s SaferC...