School of Public Health
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Dr. Eun-Young Mun named as UNT System Regents Professor

By Sally Crocker Dr. Eun-Young Mun of The University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health is nationally known for an extensive career in serving others through research, academics, scholarship, community service and contributions to the public good. In recognition of her work and its impact, the UNT System Board of Regents…
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SPH Shines at UNTHSC 2024 Commencement

By Katie Biggar The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth held its 2024 commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, at Dickies Arena. During the event, students from six colleges within the university were awarded their master's and doctoral degrees. Among these graduates, the School of Public Health stood as a pillar…
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Dr. Stacey Griner Honored with the 2024 Faculty Achievement Award at UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health

By Katie Biggar Each year at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, the Faculty Achievement Award process unfolds across the university, allowing each school to nominate deserving candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, service, leadership, and the overall values of the university. This year, the School of Public Health had the pleasure…
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Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health brings inaugural community outreach event to HSC campus

By Katie Biggar and Sally Crocker On May 8th, the School of Public Health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, collaborated with the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) to bring public health advocates together both virtually and in-person. The event, titled “Framing the Future: Fostering…
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SPH faculty member Dr. Kayla Fair begins exciting new public health journey

By Sally Crocker Dr. Kayla Fair, assistant professor of population and community health at The University of North Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, is embarking on a new and exciting journey with the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. The U.S. Public Health Service is a branch of the U.S.…
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Faculty Highlight: Dr. Andrew Yockey

Dr. Yockey is an assistant professor, population and community health, at The University of North Texas Health Science Center’s School of Public Health, with a joint appointment as assistant professor for TCOM’s department of internal medicine and geriatrics. He recently served as a plenary speaker for the Nevada Public Health Association’s annual conference, speaking on…
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HSC School of Public Health Climbs in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s School of Public Health is climbing the ranks in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of public health schools. SPH jumped four spots in this year’s rankings to number 88. This rise in the rankings reflects SPH's commitment to providing a high-quality…
Community Health Worker Week

Recognizing the important role of community health workers

By Sally Crocker In recognition of the important role of community health workers, their leadership and their impact on communities, Community Health Worker Week 2024 is being celebrated nationally April 22-28. The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth School of Public Health’s State Health Services Certified Community Health Worker and CHW…
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Four SPH students win Research Appreciation Day awards

By Sally Crocker Four HSC School of Public Health students - Brittany Krenek, Allison Cross, Idara Akpan and Nadiya Jiwa - have been recognized with outstanding honors at the university’s 2024 Research Appreciation Day. Research Appreciation Day (RAD) at The University of North Texas Health Science Center is an institutional tradition encompassing medicine, public health…
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Protecting quality of life for senior living residents through HSC’s ICARE initiative

By Sally Crocker Through HSC’s ICARE – Infection Control Advocate and Resident Education - program, Dr. Diana Cervantes and School of Public Health students are helping to protect the quality of life for residents in nursing home communities. Dr. Cervantes is an associate professor, population and community health, and Master of Public Health epidemiology program…