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Student devotes spare time to ensuring kids are safe in cars

Posted Date: April 25, 2018
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As a busy mom juggling graduate school, part-time employment, volunteering in the community and caring for her family, UNTHSC public health student Elizabeth Velarde understands the challenges that parents face when time is at a premium and it’s important to get things right. Before coming to UNT Health Science Center to pursue her MPH in Read More »

Congratulations to SPH RAD winners

Posted Date: April 16, 2018
Rad Thombs And 1st Place Winner 2018

This year’s UNT Health Science Center Research Appreciation Day (RAD) followed in its long tradition of featuring outstanding speakers, quality research, poster presentations and honors for student and team member achievements. RAD is an institutional event encompassing medicine, public health and basic science. The program provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to share Read More »

SPH volunteers for ‘Week of Service’

Posted Date: March 30, 2018
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Students, faculty and staff from the UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health (SPH) recently gave their time and energy to help local non-profit organizations during the SPH Week of Service. SPH volunteers assisted at the Tarrant Area Food Bank, First Street Methodist Mission and Community Food Bank, and organized a campus-wide, children’s book Read More »

SPH alum impacting lives through psychiatric research, education and advocacy

Posted Date: February 26, 2018

Deepak Prabhakar, MD, MPH (Epidemiology), graduated from the UNTHSC School of Public Health (SPH) in 2006 and now serves as Director of Psychiatric Education at Henry Ford Health System, Detroit. He is also Training Director for the Psychiatry Residency Program at Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University and Clinical Assistant Professor at the Wayne State Read More »

DrPH student recognized for Outstanding Physician-PA Partnership of the Year

Posted Date: February 21, 2018

After leading the UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) Department of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies to national recognition with the Diversity Through Excellence Award from the Physician Assistant Education Association Education last fall, UNTHSC School of Public Health DrPH student Carolyn Bradley-Guidry, MPAS, PA-C, CPH, has now been honored with Dr. Shawna Nesbitt for the 2017 Read More »

Public health student to bike across Africa for medical, educational mission

Posted Date: February 16, 2018
Sara Byrd

MHA student Sara Byrd is looking forward to UNT Health Science Center graduation day for two very big reasons. After crossing the stage in cap and gown at this spring’s commencement ceremonies, she will board a plane for Africa, to participate in a seven-day, 489-mile bike challenge, climbing over 48,000 feet through the hills of Read More »