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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Patient Care Center Building

Emergency training for first responders

By Jeff Carlton   UNT Health Science Center has an emergency preparedness training exercise scheduled for Saturday, September 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its Patient Care Center, located at 855 Montgomery Street. The exercise is designed to help safety and law enforcement personne...Read more

Sep 23, 2016

Dr Peter Raven

Honoring a lifetime of scientific contributions

By Alex Branch Peter Raven, PhD, a UNT Health Science Center professor for almost 40 years, will receive a prestigious national award recognizing his lifetime of outstanding scientific and scholarly contributions to sports medicine and exercise science. Dr. Raven, who recently retired as P...Read more

Sep 19, 2016

john schetz and derek schreihofer

New strategies for treating strokes

By Jan Jarvis   When someone has an ischemic stroke - meaning a brain blood vessel is blocked - every minute counts in the race to reduce damage. But getting the clot-busting drug tPA in time is challenging for the 800,000 Americans who experience a stroke each year, said John A. S...Read more

Sep 16, 2016

Scott Carlton with nurse

First, do no harm

By Jan Jarvis Scott Carlton, 7, with his private duty nurse, Olubunmi Ogundoju.   Institute for Patient Safety What is it? The Institute for Patient Safety focuses on research, quality improvement projects and mentoring of students and faculty. Organizations that participa...Read more

Sep 15, 2016