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Posted: March 22, 2013

UNTHSC in the news

 OMT Low Back Pain Licciardone

Check out some recent news stories about the UNT Health Science Center:

OMT eases lower back pain
According to a study conducted at the Osteopathic Research Center at the UNT Health Science Center, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment eases pain and reduces the need for prescription medication for people suffering from lower back pain. The findings, which appeared in the Annals of Family Medicine, were covered by numerous media outlets including D Healthcare Daily and US News & World Report.

Learn more about OMT and the study.

Sleep tips
Dr. Brandy Roane, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, was on FOX4 evening news on March 18 providing expert commentary on the value of power naps in association with a new business in north Fort Worth.

Get tips about getting a good night's sleep from our sleep experts. 

Applied genetics
Dr. Arthur Eisenberg, Chairman of the Department of Forensic and Investigative Genetics, was on KXAS Channel 5 evening news on March 5 regarding UNTHSC's role in collecting DNA samples from truck stop prostitutes for a bill introduced by Sen. Whitmire.

UNTHSC's role in using DNA to identify human remains for law enforcement agencies was reinforced in an article in the Corpus Christi Caller Times regarding bodies found in Brooks County, Texas. 

Learn more about applied genetics at UNTHSC.

New leadership
Dr. Michael Williams, Interim President of UNTHSC, was profiled in the Star-Telegram and the Fort Worth Business Press. The Star-Telegram also gave him the "thumbs-up" in an editorial.

 Visit the Office of the President website to learn more about Dr. Williams.

If you are with the media and need additional information or would like to arrange an interview,
please contact Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, at 817-735-7630.


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