UNTHSC stars named Fort Worth’s 40 under 40 winners
Two UNTHSC stars were recognized by the Fort Worth Business Press as the city’s 40 Under 40 top performers for 2012.
Dr. Sid O’Bryant was noted for leading the new Texas Alzheimer’s Research & Care Consortium, a collaborative group of scientist who are working to bring cures and innovative treatments to those who suffer from Alzheimer’s and age-related diseases. A brilliant researcher, O’Bryant builds bridges across institutions as he seeks to bring new advances in Alzheimer’s research and treatment from the lab to those in need. A flashing smile, professional organizational skills and the ability to relate to all levels and ages make him a invaluable to the Health Science Center and a shining star in the community.
Blair Chappell, physician recruiter for UNT Health, was noted for her involvement with the Junior League and the Cowtown, among other achievements. With her unique ability to determine appropriate fits in both the health care and business communities, Chappell’s insight and professional judgment make her a valuable asset to the Fort Worth community. A Fort Worth native and graduate of Arlington Heights High School, Chappell’s heart belongs to Fort Worth, and she demonstrates that in everything she does.
By Diane Smith-Pinckney The embroidery on Vic Holmes’ black scrubs identify him as a physician assistant and an ally to LGBTQ+ patients. The words, stitched under a rainbow-colored Caduceus pin and near his heart, read: “Vic Holmes, PA-C, He/Him/His, Family Medicine.” Pronouns are...Read more
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By Sally Crocker Katie Pelch, PhD, wants you to know what’s in our environment and how the chemicals we’re exposed to every day may affect our health. Dr. Pelch is a part-time Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, in the HSC School of Public Health (SPH), where...Read more
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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
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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
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