Meet The Team

Our Staff

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Liz Medders

Director of Enrollment and Records & Registrar

Bio

Liz has been employed with the UNT Health Science Center since 2001. She began as an Administrative Assistant and worked her way up through Director of Admissions for the School of Public Health and to her role as the Director of Enrollment and Records & Registrar within the Division of Student Affairs. She oversees the Office of the Registrar that supports and serves students, faculty and staff from the five colleges/schools as well as other programs on campus. Some of the services provided include Veterans education benefits, university catalog, Residency Official, student insurance and immunization requirements, tuition assessment and academic records, enrollment/transcript/diploma requests, grading activities, certification of degree requirements all while ensuring the confidentiality and accuracy of student records. Liz completed her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of North Texas.

Strengths: Learner, Responsibility, Context, Relator, Achiever

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LaTarra Lewis, MHA

Assistant Director of Enrollment Services and Records

Bio

LaTarra "LT" Lewis earned her A.S. degree in Chemistry from Garden City Community College in Garden City, Kansas and her Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. She later on completed her Master of Healthcare Administration from Kaplan University and completed courses toward her Master of Business Administration as well. Before joining the Registrar's Office in November 2014, LaTarra worked in Higher Education in the proprietary sector in which she excelled in many different roles, the latter being a Career Services Advisor. Her daily encounter with students of various backgrounds and socio-economic statuses fueled her desire to help others appreciate education and help them achieve their career goals.

Strengths: Relator, Discipline, Responsibility, Consistency, Deliberative

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Janice Villarreal

Enrollment Services Specialist

Bio

Janice Villarreal received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Before joining the Office of the Registrar at UNTHSC in 2010, Janice worked in the Office of the Registrar at TAMUCC starting in 2007. She has worked with a variety of student populations, including undergraduates and graduate students. Her current role focuses on conferring degrees, printing diplomas and certificates, USMLE and COMLEX board scores, program and plan changes, and other projects within the office. She enjoys helping students reach their academic and personal goals.

Strengths: Relator, Achiever, Individualization, Harmony, Deliberative

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Mayra Garcia

Enrollment Services Associate

Bio

Mayra Garcia joined UNTHSC in 2012 as part of the Health Information Management team as a Training Coordinator of UNT Health Science clinics. Was responsible for implementations and support of Nextgen applications. Worked closely with students, providers and staff to assist with conversion training and to improve methods applied to health information systems she supported. She is a Nextgen certified professional in Ambulatory Electronic Medical Records, Patient Portal and in Electronic Practice Management systems. In 2017 she joined the Division of Student Affairs in the Office of the Registrar as a liaison and advocate between students, insurance company and physician groups concerning their insurance. Mayra will also be maintaining immunization requirements.

Strengths: Focus, Learner, Discipline, Individualization, Significance

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Courtney Houghton

Enrollment Services Assistant

Bio

Courtney Houghton graduated with her Associate of Arts Degree from Tarrant County College in 2018. Throughout her college career she interned at a DFW financial firm where she worked closely with maintaining client files and answering office phone calls. She began her Higher Education Career with UNTHSC in the Division of Student Affairs - Office of the Registrar in 2018. In her current role, she focuses on processing student academic records and student enrollment requests. Courtney enjoys the opportunity UNTHSC brings to serve others on a daily basis and helping students achieve their greatest goals.

Strengths: Achiever, Discipline, Responsibility, Positivity, Developer

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Kendra Haas

Enrollment Services Assistant

Bio

Kendra Haas joined the UNT Health Science Center Office of the Registrar team in May 2019. Before joining UNTHSC, Kendra was the Registrar in a public high school for 5 years, and at a Charter High School for 2 and half years. Kendra earned her Associate of Arts degree from Tarrant County College in 2015. Kendra then completed her Bachelors degree in General Studies degree from Texas Woman's University. While studying at Texas Woman's University, her degree concentration was Criminal Justice and Sociology. In her current role in the Office of the Registrar, Kendra focuses on assisting students and alumni with academic records/verification requests, the UNTHSC online catalog, and the day to day processes of the office.

Strengths: Context, Individualization,Strategic, Learner, Responsibility

 

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