Upcoming events at the UNT Health Science Center


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North Texas Health Forum
The School of Public Health sponsors “Childhood Obesity: Accomplishments and Challenges” at the 6th annual North Texas Health Forum April 4-5 at the Medical Education and Training (MET) Building.

Research Appreciation Day
Research Appreciation Day is April 12 at the MET. Stanley Prusiner, PhD, 1997 Noble Laureate and Director of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases at University of California, San Francisco, provides the keynote address.

Earth Day
Think Green Earth Day Celebration on April 23 (the day after the worldwide observance) includes a neighborhood/campus electronics recycling project and the launch of the Cultural District’s Bike Share program. Watch our Earth Day Preview video.

Living WELL Aware workshop
The Living WELL Aware workshop on Friday, May 10 at the MET, features guest speaker Patricia Sulak, MD, founder and creator of Living WELL Aware.

Commencement
UNTHSC Commencement begins at 3 p.m. May 18 in Texas Christian University’s Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Some 650 students will receive diplomas in nine graduate degree fields. John Nance, thought leader in patient safety, will address graduates and guests.

Texas Conference on Health Disparities
The 8th annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities, May 30-31 at UNTHSC, focuses on “Disparities Related to Smoking, HIV/AIDS and Cancer.”

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Campus Closed

UNTHSC closed on Memorial Day

  The UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, May 30 for the Memorial Day holiday. All clinics staffed by UNT Health physicians also will be closed in observance of the holiday. Regular clinic hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31. The May 26, 2016

Sajid Surve and Eric Nestler

Medicine for musicians

By Jan Jarvis   Eric Nestler has played the saxophone on stages all over the world, including Carnegie Hall. But the accomplished musician and Professor of Music at the University of North Texas feared his career was over when focal dystonia, which caused violent tremors in his face and neck, made it...Read more

May 26, 2016

cindy Brach

Unifying health literacy efforts across Texas

[caption id="attachment_200396249" align="alignright" width="400"] Cindy Brach[/caption] By Alex Branch A national health literacy expert who helps increase patients’ comprehension of complex health information will be the keynote speaker at the 4th annual Health Literacy Symposium on Friday at UNT Heal...Read more

May 18, 2016

UNTHSC Students at 2015 Graduation

Commencement honors new health professionals

By Betsy Friauf The UNT Health Science Center celebrates Commencement on May 21. Some 600 students will receive diplomas this spring, bringing the UNT Health Science Center’s four-decade total to well over 8,000 health professionals. Numbers tell only part of the story. The real excitement is in our students’ devotion to the university’s values and mission. During Commencement, seven grad...Read more

May 17, 2016