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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Evening with a Legend featuring Chicago

An Evening with a Legend featuring Chicago

An Evening with a Legend, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event, will feature Chicago, whose jazz-infused rock sound has excited audiences for decades and forged new paths in popular music. The benefit, presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, will take place November 15 at Fort Worth...Read more

Jul 18, 2016

Francesca Filipetto at White Coat Ceremony

Honoring TCOM’s past and future

  By Alex Branch   On the day that Frank Filipetto, DO, was honored for his service to medical education, his daughter took a first step toward her own career in medicine. Dr. Filipetto was recognized as the first holder of the Carl E. Everett Associate Professor of Family ...Read more

Jul 18, 2016

UNTHSC Student teaching middle schools students in lab

Middle school students learn how to launch a health career

By Betsy Friauf   Call it Career Day on steroids. Students from Fort Worth public middle schools are spending part of their summer touring workplaces and universities all over the county to see various careers, on the ground in real time. They’re at the UNT Health Science Cent...Read more

Jul 14, 2016

Jacob Fripp with Drip Irrigation bucket

Conference aims to help community gardeners

By Betsy Friauf   You might not know it from this spring’s North Texas deluges, but water is a big issue. Globally, according to the World Bank and World Health Organization, a billion people lack enough water for basic needs. Most of Texas is momentarily drought-free. But frequent...Read more

Jul 5, 2016