February 1, 2008
  In The News


DNA Lab makes international headlines
Our DNA lab’s work was noted in two Canadian papers last week.  The Toronto Globe and Mail and the Vancouver Province highlighted the lab’s role in identifying a Canadian girl who went missing in Las Vegas, and whose body may have been discovered in Texas. Our lab’s DNA work was also part of a story about the identification of a baby’s remains that were discovered in 1984. News outlets in Lancaster, Pa., Philadelphia, and several Texas outlets  carried the story.

“Museum school” trains physicians
TCOM’s Eye for Detail program was featured as part of a Star-Telegram story about the Amon Carter Museum’s tradition of hosting classes at its exhibits. Dr. Bruce Dubin explained the advantages of TCOM’s first-year students diagnosing subjects in the art works on the museum’s walls, and the author described one of the class excursions to the museum.

Blowing (noses) in the wind
Recent high winds, dust and fires have North Texans running for the tissues, and a Star-Telegram article about it featured Dr. John Fling and his expertise in allergies and how to deal with their symptoms.

ORC symposium featured in national magazine
The ORC’s upcoming manual therapy symposium was featured in an article in Massage Today magazine. See last week’s Campus Connection for more information about the symposium.

Healthy babies mean healthy communities
The Center for Community Health’s Aintie Tia program was highlighted in the Fort Worth Business Press. The program uses a doula model to teach expectant and new mothers how to give birth to and raise healthy babies.

Have you or someone you know who is part of the HSC Family been mentioned in a news item recently?
If so, please let us know at news@hsc.unt.edu.

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