Research unites TCOM, School of Health Professions and School of Public Health

March 21, 2024 • SHP News

Prp Main ScaledTwo second-year students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine connected with professors from the School of Public Health and the School of Health Professions. The collaboration among schools of The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth resulted in important research on adolescent health. The work left an indelible — and possible career-trajectory-changing — mark on the two students.

Students Allison Hendon and Ameilia Gillespie were both accepted into TCOM’s Pediatric Research Program, an interdisciplinary mentored research experience designed to enhance students’ research awareness and knowledge. The pair worked with SPH professor Dr. Stacey Griner and SHP professor PA Amanda Brosnan, both of whom mentor for the PRP. Their interdisciplinary project eventually produced two poster presentations at conferences

Read the rest of the story on HSC’s newsroom.