Yearly Archives:: 2021

Circle of life brings SPH honors grad to a new day, new opportunities

Smanning Photo 2020

By Sally Crocker The study of turkeys, fish, native wolves and other wildlife helped one of this year’s University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s (HSC) commencement award winners find connections to the people side of public health and her future career path. Sydney Manning, Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology student Read More »

Commencement awards and congratulations


By Sally Crocker     This spring, 56 new School of Public Health graduates will celebrate Commencement. Three graduates are receiving special recognition, and a number of students are being named into honor societies for the fields of public health and health care management and policy. This year’s Leon Brachman Community Service Award honoree is Read More »

The comeback from COVID begins


By Sally Crocker   Ambiguity and adaptation may be the way of life for 2021 as COVID restrictions roll back across communities, says Scott Walters, PhD, Regents Professor at the HSC School of Public Health. “Clearly, the comeback will be phased in waves,” Dr. Walters said. “It won’t be as easy as flipping on a Read More »

Supporting students and community through the pandemic has been top priority for SPH Academic Services team

Academic Services

By Sally Crocker One year ago, COVID-19 turned the world upside down. Before the pandemic arrived, the HSC School of Public Health Academic Services department was in the usual zone, providing day-to-day resources and support to students, managing weekly “SPH Interlude” events with guest speakers and conversations around special topics, advising on internships and community Read More »