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Student attacks international sex trafficking

Posted Date: October 21, 2015

A UNTHSC public health student wants to stop international sex trafficking with a simple piece of jewelry. The “Safe Move” bracelet, designed by MPH graduate student Kwynn Gonzalez-Pons, has the potential to save countless lives around the world by helping law enforcement agencies locate missing children and adults. Equipped with a global tracking device, this… Read more »

SPH Dean retires, Interim Dean named

Posted Date: August 27, 2015

Richard S. Kurz, PhD, Dean of the UNTHSC School of Public Health (SPH), will retire on August 31, after leading the SPH and serving as tenured Professor of Health Management and Policy for the last eight years. He will continue as an adjunct faculty member following retirement to complete several projects. “Retirement is a decision… Read more »

North Texas Health Forum Addresses Childhood Obesity

Posted Date: April 30, 2015

Make plans now to attend the 6th annual North Texas Health Forum, sponsored by the UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) School of Public Health. This year’s theme is “Childhood Obesity: Accomplishments and Challenges.” The event will be held on the UNTHSC campus during National Public Health Week on April 4 and 5, 2013, and is… Read more »