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News Releases - 2015

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

April

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.

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.

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.

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.

March

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

February

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

January

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

 

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