News Releases - 2015
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please contact Jeff Carlton, Director of Media Relations, at 817-735-7630.
Summit will bring primary care experts to campus
UNT Health Science Center, as it has annually for more than three decades, will host a meeting May 1-2 for primary care thought leaders to share best practices.
Workshop to help military members, veterans enter workforce
Drawing on 13 years of experience recruiting U.S. military veterans in the private sector, Steve Sosland will lead a free job search training workshop for active military members and veterans April 30 at UNT Health Science Center.
In search of a good night's sleep
William Wigton suffered from recurrent headaches and had trouble breathing. His primary care physician recommended he undergo a sleep study to find out if obstructive sleep apnea was the culprit.
RAD speaker says national network to help recruitment for clinical trials
Clinical trials can pave the way for new life-saving treatments, but they often fail because investigators are unable to recruit patients.
UNTHSC resident demonstrates leadership in dermatology field
Bridget McIlwee, DO, was one of five other "Next Generation DOs" to be asked by the American Osteopathic Association to speak in Seattle at the world's largest gathering of osteopathic physicians, the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition.
New program incorporates research into medical training
A new collaborative effort between UNT Health Science Center and Cook Children's Medical Center is providing a unique learning experience for several UNTHSC first-year medical students.
May Street Rollers pedal their way to health and stress relief
Some members of UNT Health's May Street business office take a noon-time break from billing cycles to do cycling of a different sort as they pedal their way to health and stress relief.
National Osteopathic Medicine Week begins April 20
UNT Health Science Center will celebrate National Osteopathic Medicine Week from April 20-24 to increase awareness of osteopathic medicine and osteopathic doctors in communities across the country.
RAD speaker to discuss recruiting for clinical trials
cDr. Robert Toto, who has been involved in clinical and translational research for more than 25 years, will discuss a novel approach for recruiting patients to clinical trials when he appears as keynote speaker for the 23rd annual Research Appreciation Day on Friday.
UNTHSC physicians named 2015 Top Docs
Fort Worth, Texas magazine has honored 39 UNT Health Science Center physicians as "Top Docs."
Scouts earn badges at one-of-a-kind, student-led event
More than 200 Boy Scouts earned health and safety badges at our Merit Badge University.
A teenager again
The 7th grade got off to a promising start for Seth Rodgers. He was in advanced classes and played the percussion drums so well that he was invited to perform with the high school band. Then the headaches started.
Recycle your electronics safely and securely
Got an old TV, dead computer or tangle of mystery cables cluttering your closet? Bring them to the UNT Health Science Center E-Waste Recycle event. You'll do a "green" thing and avoid identity theft. Plus, you'll be entered to win an e-reader.
Public is invited to view young artists' work
During April, the UNT Health Science Center Atrium Gallery comes alive with teen artists' creativity. Beginning Monday, the annual High School Art Competition will exhibit the work of talented 11th- and 12th-graders.
Celebrating National Public Health Week
To recognize this year's National Public Health Week , Monday through Saturday, UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health students will sponsor a Creative Health Innovations Contest, share their favorite healthy food or family/regional dish at a "Cultural Potluck" event, and team up to participate in the Victory Over Violence 5K/1K run/walk sponsored by The Women's Center of Tarrant County.
Fourth-year TCOM students travel to Guatemala to deliver care
A group of fourth-year students from Texas College of Osteopathic Hospital, led by Richard Magie, DO, recently participated in a two-week clinical rotation in an underserved area in Guatemala.
Unlocking the secrets of autism
UNT Health Science Center researchers studying eye and body movements to better understand Autism Spectrum Disorder.
TCOM students find satisfaction in clinic work
Texas College of Medicine students triage and help care for uninsured patients at the Cornerstone Assistance Network's charitable clinic.
Volunteers needed for clinical trials of Alzheimer's treatments
Barking up the right tree with a leading therapy-dog program
SPH educator honored by Texas Public Health Association
Visiting professor studies U.S. public health
Public Health student wins TPHA competition
With immunizations, UNTHSC removing barrier for high school students
Monitoring health from a patient’s home
Impact of air pollution on women’s health and birth outcomes
The envelope, please…. Fledgling physicians ‘match’ residencies
Symposium will address Alzheimer's disease from all sides
A TCOM couple waits for a “match”
UNTHSC to host Sports Medicine conference
Can cultural adaptation increase diabetes risk for Hispanic kids?
Carl Everett's planned gift will create endowed professorship
New roles for top leaders at UNTHSC
Offering hands of hope
Health Science Center to be closed Monday; UNT Health clinics remain open
Prevent falls in nasty weather
Running his way to good health
Looking out for you at the finish line
Icy weather cancels helicopter fly-in
Health screenings available at Cowtown Expo
A patient's best friend
New study carrels enhance learning at Lewis Library
Student pharmacists sharpen patient-communication skills
JPS earns Texas Hospital Association award for quality
A lifeline for traumatized children
Williams says health caregivers must put patient needs first
Web portal to help diversify biomedical workforce
UNTHSC Missing Persons Lab helps ID fourth person from Florida boys school
UNTHSC to host annual state advisors meeting
Expanding horizons for global change
NamUs' voice of compassion and competence
When Ebola came to Dallas, UNTHSC alum was prepared
New police dog sniffs out trouble on campus
Team members honored by Fort Worth Business Press for leadership and service
How to deal with resurgence of measles cases
Physician executive Dr. Michael Hicks to lead UNTHSC's clinical operations
With support from NIH, efforts to diversify biomedical workforce begin at UNTHSC
Alum becomes 1st DO to lead Dallas County Medical Society
Sniffing out remedies for 'cedar fever'
Certificate program focuses on critical role of food security
Community Garden is on the grow
Meal service with a smile can drive patient satisfaction
Operating with little room for error
A more effective way to identify elder abuse
Health Science Center to close Monday for MLK holiday