Watch a live stream of our Commencement Ceremony on May 18
UNT Health Science Center’s Commencement this Saturday will feature an international thought leader in patient safety as guest speaker, plus a formal commissioning ceremony for graduates entering the U.S. military. John Nance, JD, author of the award-winning book Why Hospitals Should Fly, will deliver his address during ceremonies honoring 600 health professionals receiving degrees.
Col. Dennis Shingleton, U.S. Army (Ret.) and Fort Worth City Council member, will commission into the armed forces seven new physicians who are graduates of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. A loved one will pin each of these new officers with their rank.
In addition to TCOM, graduates are from the School of Health Professions, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and School of Public Health.
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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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