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News Releases - 2006

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please contact Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, at 817-735-7630.

December 2006

15 UNT Health physicians named as "Texas Super Docs"

TCOM Class of 2009 keeps D.O. Dash proceeds at home

November 2006

Giving Thanks: November 20 Honors Public Health Heroes

UNT Health Science Center, TECH Fort Worth sign first tenant

October 2006

UNT Health Science Center will be medical partner for Dallas/Ft. Worth 3-Day Walk

TCOM student receives scholarship

UNT Health Science Center’s Institute for Cancer Research Receives Grant

September 2006

UNT Health Science Center Hosts Public Meeting Sept. 27 to Discuss Master Planning Process with Community Members

Dubin Receives Riland Medal for Academic Leadership

UNT Health Science Center’s ‘No Medical Student Left Behind’ Program Named Top Innovator in Campus Technology

Larranaga Joins UNT Health Science Center as Assistant Professor

Kalish Named Executive Director to the President at UNT Health Science Center

Local Physicians' Group Donates Money to UNT Health Science Center

9/11 DNA Analyst Lends Talents To Health Science Center DNA Lab

Promotores de Salud Alliance Named 2006 Health Care Heroes Finalist

HSC President Gives Grand Rounds Presentation

Haider Joins University of North Texas Health Science Center

Felini Joins University of North Texas Health Science Center

Wilson Joins University of North Texas Health Science Center

August 2006

UNT Health Science Center and UNT-Denton Collaborate to Create Boardography

National Expert to Speak about Health Care Cost Reductions Aug. 29 at Health Science Center

UNT Health Science Center Adds Muddasani as New Gastroenterologist

All-Campus Reception for Scott Ransom, DO, MBA, MPH, Scheduled for Aug. 11

Health Science Center Welcomes New Students at Annual White Coat Ceremony

July 2006

HSC Writing Team Wins Award for Top Research Paper in National Journal

Hispanic Wellness Fair Offers Free Medical Services Aug. 5 in Fort Worth

UNT System Regents Unanimously Approve Dr. Scott Ransom as Fifth President of UNT Health Science Center

Clark Named Top Post-baccalaureate Certification Program Student at UNT Health Science Center

Houston Wins President’s Award at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Sanchez Named Outstanding Doctoral Graduate at UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health

Segars Named Top Doctoral Student in Epidemiology at UNT Health Science Center

Kurian Receives Community Service Award from UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health

Willis Receives Outstanding Research Award from School of Public Health at UNT Health Science Center

Miller Named Top Doctoral Student of Public Health Management and Policy at UNT Health Science Center

Venegas-Rios Named Top Doctoral Student in Biostatistics at UNT Health Science Center

Bartosh Named Top Cell Biology and Genetics Student at UNT Health Science Center

Ashford Wins Haman Memorial Award at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Oden Named Outstanding Master’s Student in School of Public Health’s Social and Behavioral Sciences

White Receives Outstanding MPH Graduate Award at UNT Health Science Center

Marshall Named Top Doctoral Student in Social and Behavioral Sciences at UNT Health Science Center

Taylor Named Top Master’s Student of Epidemiology at UNT Health Science Center

Tomer and Lu Named Outstanding Master's Students in School of Public Health's Biostatistics Department

Brown Named Top Master’s Student of Public Health Management and Policy

Hull Named Top Master’s Student of Environmental and Occupational Health at UNT Health Science Center

First African-American to Head a National Institute of Health to Address Underrepresented Minority Summer Students at UNT Health Science Center

Pennsylvania State University’s College of Medicine Department of Anesthesia Award Honors Hahn

Brimhall Named Top Clinical Research and Education Student in Family Medicine at UNT Health Science Center

Elmore Wins Benavides Memorial Award at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award, Citations Presented at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Students Win Excellence Awards at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Giles Named Top Clinical Research and Education: OMM Student at UNT Health Science Center

Tauferner Wins Chancellor’s Award at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Rothwell Named Top Forensic Genetics Student at UNT Health Science Center

Bambard Named Top Microbiology and Immunology Student at UNT Health Science Center

Stine Wins Larry L. Bunnell, DO, Award at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Persaud Receives Top Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Student Award at UNT Health Science Center

June 2006

Health Science Center Closed for Holiday, Clinics Open July 3

Ignatius Wins Arrowsmith Award at Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Senior Awards Banquet

Tchedre Named Top Student in Biomedical Sciences at UNT Health Science Center

Texas Center for Health Disparities Announces First Group of STAR Fellows

UNT Regents Name Scott Ransom, DO, as Finalist for Presidency of UNT Health Science Center

SPH Researchers Win Award, Discover Racial Disparities in Access to Health Care for Drug and Alcohol Abusers Seeking Treatment

Hispanic Wellness Fair Scheduled for Aug. 5, Bilingual Volunteers Needed

Fourteen Students Make School of Public Health Dean’s List at UNT Health Science Center

May 2006

Davila Wins Fellowship to Study Diabetes Education at CDC

Sanchez Studies Hispanic Health Interventions in Fort Worth

HSC Slated To Receive Money for Capital Improvements as Legislature Approves Tuition Revenue Bonds for Texas Schools

Licciardone Named Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Clinical Research Chair

Two Health Science Center Employees Named to Forty Under Forty List

Health Science Center To Host Health Disparities Conference June 2 -4

April 2006

Former U.S. Coast Guard Surgeon General to Speak at Health Science Center Commencement May 20

Nobel Laureate to Speak at UNT Health Science Center May 8

UNT Health Science Center to Host Grand Opening for Sleep Clinic April 27

UNT Health Science Center Physicians Named Top Docs

Researchers Begin Work on Newly-Funded Glaucoma Study

March 2006

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Ranked in Top 50 Medical Schools Nationwide

UNTHSC To Host 12-County Student Art Competition Beginning April 1

UNT Health Science Center Dean Appointed to State Council on Health

UNT Health Science Center Student Receives Prestigious Grass Fellowship

Data in Drug Promotional Brochures Can Be Inaccurate

Blanck Elected to Board of Managers of AMSUS

UNT Health Science Center To Host Research Appreciation Day April 7

Neurobiology of Aging Symposium to Feature Latest Findings on the Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease

Elam Promoted to Senior Director of Technical Services at UNT Health Science Center

Shu Joins Health Science Center as Research Assistant Professor

February 2006

Health Science Center Begins Proteomics Research with Installation of High Tech Mass Spectrometer

Health Science Center and Area Universities Sponsor Health Policy Seminars

Media Alert: Thai Delegation and Health Science Center Officials To Sign Memo of Understanding

Martin Promoted in Department of Education at Health Science Center

Health Science Center Dominates List of Healthcare Heroes; Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Top Honors

Graduate Student Association Invitational Science Fair Rescheduled for March 4

Palmarozzi Promoted to Associate Professor of Family Medicine

UNT Health Science Center Joins Consortium to Provide Bioterrorism Training to Health Professionals in Texas

January 2006

Ogoh Promoted to Research Assistant Professor at UNT Health Science Center

Prokai-Tatrai Joins Health Science Center as Research Associate Professor

Peretti Promoted to Assistant Professor at UNT Health Science Center

Health Science Center Receives Grant from Department of Defense to Work with HBCUs

Reeves Named Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member at UNT Health Science Center

Bae Promoted to Associate Professor at UNT Health Science Center

Zygmunt Gryczynski Joins UNT Health Science Center's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Cage Promoted to Associate Professor at UNT Health Science Center

Nejtek Joins UNT Health Science Center's Department of Psychology

Ignacy Gryczynski Joins UNT Health Science Center's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Lin Joins Health Science Center's School of Public Health

UNT Health Science Center's Research Funding Tops $20 Million for Second Year

UNT Physicians Group Expands

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