UNTHSC GOLF CLUB DONATES MONEY TO LOCAL ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

May 3, 2004

The University of North Texas Health Science Center Golf Club donated almost $2,500 to the North Central Texas Chapter of the Alzheimerâ??s Association.

The club sponsored a Golf Scramble on April 23 that brought in $7,825. After expenses were deducted, the club donated two-thirds of the proceeds, $2,402.12 to the North Central Texas Chapter of the Alzheimerâ??s Association. The remaining one-third of the proceeds went to the UNTHSC Golf Club.

â??We were very pleased with this event,â? said UNTHSC Golf Club president Jason Fisher. â??We had hoped to have about 75 golfers, and we had 80, so we were able to raise more money than we had anticipated.â?

The winning team members for the event were Tommy Land, Tony Trevino, Matt Newton and Kevin McCarthy.

The event was sponsored by American Express Financial Advisors, Family Center Medical Group (R. Todd Richwine, DO), JS&H Orthopedic Supply, Oak Hollow Alzheimer Special Care Center, Amica Insurance, EzBayer, Wells Fargo Bank, Barton House, Dallas Family Medicine (Paul S. Worrell, DO), Cousinâ??s BBQ, Golf Etc., the UNTHSC Medical Student Government Association, and the UNTHSC Golf Club, which donated $500 extra to help cover expenses so more funds could go to the Alzheimerâ??s Association, Fisher said.

Fisher, who is a second year medical student at the health science center, wanted to host the event this year to raise awareness for Alzheimerâ??s disease.

â??Iâ??ve had a few family members who have succumbed to the disease already,â? Fisher said. â??Itâ??s very sad. So we wanted to raise awareness and donate some money to a very good cause.â?

For more information about the golf scramble or the UNTHSC Golf Club, log on to the UNTHSC Golf Clubâ??s website at www.hsc.unt.edu/golfclub.

###

Contact: Kay Colley 817-735-2553, cell 817-980-5090, e-mail kacolley@hsc.unt.edu.

Hsc Tcom Gold Humanism Society Inductees Fc
TCOM Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society welcomes new inductees 

By Steven Bartolotta The humanistic side of medicine is alive and well at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. The TCOM Chapter of the Arnold P Gold Foundation inducted 45 students and four faculty members into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on the campus of The University of North Texas H...Read more

Jun 15, 2021

John Licciardone Hsc Fort Worth Fc
eHealth interventions could help African-American patients in battle with chronic pain

By Steven Bartolotta The PRECISION Pain Research Registry at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth has identified important racial disparities in pain management that became more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its study recently published in the special COVID...Read more

Jun 14, 2021

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Dr. Diana Cervantes named among Fort Worth’s ‘most influential’ for public health service during the pandemic

By Sally Crocker Dr. Diana Cervantes has spent the last year keeping people informed and updated on all things coronavirus, and now she’s being recognized as one of Fort Worth Inc.’s “400 Most Influential People” for helping protect the community’s health during the pandemic. Dr....Read more

Jun 8, 2021

Opal Lee photo by Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Celebrating Juneteenth

By Diane Smith-Pinckney On June 19 1865, Major General Gordan Granger marched into Galveston with a critical message: “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a Proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.”  This was the opening se...Read more

Jun 8, 2021