Sbs Faculty Promotions 2024

SBS celebrates faculty promotions 

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth recently announced promotions for six School of Biomedical Sciences faculty members.   Please join us in congratulating the faculty members who received promotions:   Rance Berg, PhD, promoted to professor Michael Coble, PhD, promoted to professor Harlan Jones, PhD, promoted to professor with continued tenure status […]

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Nana Kofi Kusi-Boadum earns AHA fellowship for research that aims to help smokers quit

Nana Kofi Kusi-Boadum, PhD candidate in the School of Biomedical Sciences at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, was awarded a prestigious American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship to support his research project that explores the nervous system’s role in nicotine addiction.   According to the CDC, cigarette smoking is the leading […]

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Students honored for outstanding research at NBAAD Symposium

School of Biomedical Sciences students were honored for outstanding research at the 2024 Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Symposium at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth on May 14. The Symposium is funded by a T32 Training Grant in the Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease from the National […]

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SBS students earn awards for outstanding cardiovascular research

SBS announced new student awards and an upcoming symposium to support and enhance translational cardiovascular research at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. Students Selina Tucker and Lindsey Hudson are recipients of the inaugural Robert J. Hardin Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Translational Cardiovascular Research. The awards will be presented […]

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Physiology and Anatomy seed grant leads to research success for MSRT students 

Research funded by a seed grant from the Department of Physiology and Anatomy at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth has produced new findings on the developmental abnormalities associated with osteogenesis imperfecta. The collaborative studies explored the effects of osteogenesis imperfecta, known as brittle bone disease, on skull development, the […]

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Dr. Nicole Phillips earns HSC’s 2024 Faculty Achievement Award

On May 1, Dr. Nicole Phillips, assistant professor, microbiology, immunology and genetics, in the School of Biomedical Sciences was awarded The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s prestigious Faculty Achievement Award. The Faculty Achievement Award Committee annually selects one winner based on a nominee’s achievements in teaching, research and scholarship, service […]

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SBS Student Organizations take home RSO Awards

The Center for Student Life recently recognized registered student organizations and RSO Advisors for their countless hours and contributions at HSC, in the Fort Worth community and beyond. These School of Biomedical Sciences student organizations took home awards:

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SBS receives awards at Student Ambassador Pinning Ceremony

Each year, the Office of Admissions and Recruitment hosts a pinning ceremony to thank HSC student ambassadors for their commitment and service during the academic year. These ambassadors are selected from an application pool to represent the student population at HSC. They provide campus tours for prospective students and their families – both in-person and […]

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Dr. Rebecca Cook joins Physiology and Anatomy faculty

Rebecca Cook, PhD Dr. Rebecca Cook joins the School of Biomedical Sciences as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiology & Anatomy (School of Biomedical Sciences).  Cook is an evolutionary anthropologist and clinical anatomist whose research program focuses on changes in hip joint biomechanics during human evolution and the design of improved hip prosthetics […]

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Dr. Graci Finco joins Physiology and Anatomy faculty

Graci Finco, PhD, CPO, MS Dr. Graci Finco joins the School of Biomedical Sciences as assistant professor with joint appointments in the Department of Physiology & Anatomy (School of Biomedical Sciences) and Department of Physical Therapy (School of Health Professions).  Finco is a certified prosthetist and orthotist whose biomechanics-focused research centers on improving rehabilitation techniques […]