UPP JOINS UNT HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER
FORT WORTH, Texasâ??Greg Upp, a retired executive from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, has joined the University of North Texas Health Science Center as special assistant for external affairs, office of the president.
Upp is working with the health science center on its business development efforts. He has previously been involved with the institutionâ??s development efforts as the chairman of its foundation and a member of its presidentâ??s advisory board.
“Greg has long been a supporter of the health science center,” said Dr. Ronald Blanck, president. “It is only fitting that he continue to be an advocate for the institution as we strengthen our education and research programs.”
Throughout his 31-year career with Southwestern Bell, Upp was involved with external affairs, marketing, and human resources. He retired in 2001 as an executive director.
A longtime Fort Worth resident, Upp remains actively involved in community activities. He is now the chairman of Downtown Fort Worth, Inc. and serves on the executive committees for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund. He also serves as a board member with numerous organizations.
He holds a bachelorâ??s degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
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
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
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
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