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News Releases - 2013

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

December 2013

JPMorgan Chase Foundation grant supports Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences

Holidays provide opportunity to check older relatives' mental acuity, UNTHSC expert says

How to get information on Affordable Care Act insurance sign-up

UNTHSC holiday closing schedule

SPH students win ACHE Case Competition

UNTHSC physician assistant makes ‘house calls' for disabled adults

UNTHSC professor returns from Olympic adventure

Vote for Andras Lacko's research team to win $50,000 TeamConnor grant

UNT Health physicians recognized as Super Doctors by Texas Monthly

Dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences steps down; interim dean named

Device being tested at UNTHSC could save lives of trauma victims

UNTHSC researcher finding ways to use nuclear technology for better cancer treatment

Washing hands can help you avoid getting sick

Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy donates books to UNTHSC’s Reach Out and Read Program

Culinary Medicine course helps TCOM students learn benefits of healthy diet

Vial of Life program benefits UNTHSC geriatric patients

November 2013

Training program bolsters UNTHSC students' knowledge of addiction issues

UNTHSC program helps increase diversity in physical therapy field

Philanthropist's gift helps UNTHSC geriatrics program bloom

Some steps to remember to prevent falls in nasty weather

UNTHSC professor leads national effort to improve care for HIV patients

Albert Yurvati awarded Orel F. Martin Medal

UNT Health physician Janice Knebl, DO, keeps legendary cowboy in the saddle

UNTHSC Thanksgiving holiday schedule

UNTHSC instructor named co-investigator on new YMCA initiative in Fort Worth

Helicopter fly-in will show emergency medicine in action

UNTHSC study questions relevance of established risk factors for mild cognitive impairment among Mexican American elders

Addiction Awareness Week spotlights complex nature of the disease

UNT Health receives 100 percent on audit from Tarrant County Public Health Department

Video: Student veterans build support network at UNTHSC

UNT Health Science Center earns award for water conservation

Contractor/carpenter gets new lease on life with UNT Health treatment

Michael Connors elected president of the Texas Physical Therapy Association

October 2013

Testosterone therapy could have negative effects, UNTHSC researchers report

Sleep tip: A consistent routine will help in adjusting to clock changes

TCOM graduate leads Texas Health Physicians Group

Medical school enrollment on the rise at UNTHSC and osteopathic medical colleges nationwide

Jean Tips, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at UNTHSC, named one of the Great Women of Texas

Albert Yurvati, DO, gives new lease on life to teen suffering xiphoid process injury

UNTHSC researcher says student drinkers learn more from some mistakes than others

UNT Health’s midwifery group offers range of services to women

“An Evening with a Legend” presented by Chase JPMorgan to benefit UNT Health Science Center

UNTHSC official to help lead the state's health planning

UNT Health takes part in three-year campaign to control high blood pressure

Commissioners Court praises UNTHSC’s cancer prevention efforts

Center for Community Health fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Daniel Clearfield, DO, offers counseling on sports-related concussions

Video: UNT Health helps empower seniors

UNTHSC experts advise on how to deal with Halloween season’s sting, bite

September 2013

Ragweed: A conversation with allergist John Fling, MD

Dean Kurz named to Dallas Business Journal's Who's Who

UNTHSC welcomes you to the neighborhood on Day in the District

SAGE program honored at the Senior Spirit Awards ceremony

A full dosage of facts on vaccinations

DO Dash: Community invited to 5k, Health Fair, games for kids, more

UNTHSC honored as Military Friendly School for fifth consecutive year

DNA expert Rhonda Roby profiled for her work identifying victims of attacks on World Trade Center

Students learn disaster medicine from heroic physicians

SAGE program to be honored at the Senior Spirit Awards ceremony

UNTHSC student doctors make rural communities healthier

Web application helps probationers deal with substance abuse problems

Black Chamber honors Marie Holliday, UNTHSC Foundation board member

UNT Center for Human Identification to perform DNA analysis on remains from Florida reform school

Head to the Library to borrow a bicycle helmet— for free

Nature paintings brighten Atrium for Gallery Night

August 2013

Mobile pediatrics program answers community's call with free immunizations

DNA superstars tell their stories: Mark your calendar for the video debut

UNTHSC removes barriers among health care professionals

Wanted: Blood donations to save lives during Labor Day weekend

25th Annual Pelham P. Staples Jr., MD, Educational Symposium set for Oct. 17-19

Brother of philanthropist Ruby Dean carries on his sister's work in providing scholarships to UNTHSC students

Event: The New Landscape for Tarrant County Women’s Health Care

UNT Health Science Center to close for Labor Day

Helping kids control their asthma

Health tip: Vaccination is the best way to sidestep measles

College of Pharmacy classes begin with promise of career-long collaboration

UNTHSC and Cook Children's Northside Neighborhood Clinic foster FitTeens

Governor appoints three to UNT System Board of Regents

Doug White named Vice President of Institutional Advancement

UNT Health volunteers provide free child immunizations at back-to-school event

First students at new College of Pharmacy to begin classes next week

White Coat Ceremony at new College of Pharmacy will honor pharmacy pioneers

Risk factors for type 2 diabetes in pre-teens of Mexican descent

Unique program prepares physicians to lead rural prevention efforts

Research into homeless women reveals their situation, needs

Regulating blood pressure for a good night’s sleep

Making kidneys more efficient in diabetics

Can nicotine actually heal the brain?

July 2013

UNTHSC nurtures scientists at summer research intern program

Farmers market debuts on campus Thursday

Expert advice on cyclosporiasis prevention

Can breakfast protect your heart? UNTHSC physician comments

High school, undergraduate students spend summer studying at UNTHSC

UNTHSC helps families learn the fate of missing loved ones

Clinical rotations in Malawi prepare students to work in underserved areas

Texas Legislature passes bill involving insurance, alcohol counseling

Electrical Stimulation Therapy helps gastroparesis patients

Stem cells may be key to stroke recovery

Michael Williams officially named President of UNT Health Science Center

Dispose of medication safely at campus drug take-back box

Student white coats symbolize responsibility, compassion

Spirometry education may improve COPD diagnosis, care

Michael Williams featured by US News & World Report

Nanoparticles smuggle anti-cancer drugs

UNT System College of Pharmacy receives pre-candidate accreditation

June 2013

Video: Commencement 2013

Leading the charge against West Nile Virus

Overcoming barriers to breast cancer screening among high-risk women

Two new Discovery Centers will debut at UNTHSC

Students brave bugs, burns and bears for rotation at Yellowstone

UNTHSC closed on July 4

Regulating blood pressure for a good night's sleep

UNT System Regents name sole finalist for UNTHSC presidency

The new Solutions magazine is out now

Reynolds Foundation grant enables UNTHSC, TCU collaboration as part of SAGE program

TCOM students contribute more than 7,000 hours of community service

May 2013

Minimally invasive robotic surgery offers quick recovery from prolapsed bladder

Physical Therapy students put initiative into “Kid’s Initiative”

TCOM Class of 2013: By the numbers

Rural primary care: TCOM prepares students to wear many hats

Osteopathic manipulative treatment improves speech for child with apraxia

Alumni Profile: Rob Dickerman, DO, PhD

May events at the UNT Health Science Center

UNTHSC hosts 2013 Health Disparities Conference May 30-31

UNTHSC closed for Memorial Day

7 tips for healthy mothers-to-be

Physical Therapy program reaches accreditation milestone

Watch a live stream of our Commencement Ceremony on May 18

Dr. Woerner's care during pregnancy motivated this patient to get better

April 2013

Recreational use of HIV antiretroviral drug linked to psychoactivity

Interprofessional education gets new emphasis

Future rural physicians get on-site training

GSBS student trains forensic workers in war-ravaged Angola

Williams named to U.S. News & World Report Hospital of Tomorrow Advisory Council

North Texas Health Forum surfaces obesity issues in Tarrant County

UNT Health physicians named 2013 Top Docs

TCOM celebrates National Osteopathic Medicine Week with seminars, public health screenings

UNTHSC receives Hogg Foundation award for homeless research

Nobel Prize winner Stanley Prusiner headlines 2013 Research Appreciation Day

UNT System College of Pharmacy Forms External Advisory Board

Interactive Map: TCOM Class of 2013 residency matches

Upcoming events at the UNT Health Science Center

March 2013

UNTHSC helps ensure DO recertification standards

Patient-safety expert John Nance to speak at commencement

North Texas Health Forum highlights Public Health Week April 4-5

UNTHSC in the news

Hands-on treatment improves chronic low back pain

UNTHSC campus to close at noon on March 29

UNTHSC and the Cowtown: By the numbers

Free electronics recycling at UNTHSC Earth Day Celebration

UNTHSC conducts first study of Alzheimer’s in Fort Worth Mexican-American population

TCOM maintains top 50 ranking in Primary Care by US News & World Report

Students learn health needs of rural vets

UNTHSC physicians and researchers honored as Fort Worth HealthCare Heroes

Hand Surgeon joins UNT Health Bone & Joint Institute

Video: Are you getting enough sleep?

$2 million scholarship grant awarded to benefit UNTHSC PA program

February 2013

Student volunteers bring sounds of solace to terminally ill patients

Osteopathic manipulative treatment can ease low back pain

Medical student saves neighbors from fire

Coumadin Clinic teaches tactics, solutions for UNT Health patients

Art as therapy for dementia

Bob Kaman remembers 35 years of the Cowtown race

JPS Orthopaedic Residency and UNTHSC Bone and Joint Institute faculty achieve 91st percentile in national exam

Pollen counts are at record highs: Use these tips to cope with allergies

Rural medicine students get ‘face-time’ with new group video conferencing

Dr. Claire Peel is new Dean of School of Health Professions

Med student helps UNTHSC runners train for the Cowtown

FW Child Magazine names Kathleen Donaldson ”Best Nurse-Midwife”

Master's degree program prepares students for med school

Michael Williams officially named President of UNT Health Science Center

Protect the hearts you love with these heart health tips

Rainwater Charitable Foundation gives $500,000 to support UNTHSC’s healthy aging programs

Bike sharing station coming to UNTHSC this spring

Researchers hope $5.8 million grant will open window of opportunity for hormone treatment, brain health

Atrium Gallery features Alzheimer's Association exhibit

OMM Department receives $121,000 endowment gift

Join UNTHSC at the TOMA Midwinter Conference

January 2013

The latest on the flu: Still not too late to get a flu shot

D'Agostino named Cowtown medical director

UNTHSC to help identify up to 20,000 found in Libya’s mass graves

New chair hits the ground running at UNT System College of Pharmacy

Addiction Awareness Week shines light on complex nature of the disease

Video: Continuing the tradition of excellence at TCOM

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine attracts a record number of applicants

TCOM's Academy of Medical Educators: An innovative approach to medical education

Executives guide entrepreneurs through science business maze

Check out the latest issue of North Texas Health & Science magazine

Future health professionals “Take Flight” at UNTHSC

Public health researchers earn Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant

Novel approach to battling HIV

10 tips to prevent winter falls

Trauma survivors find relief in yoga

UNTHSC closed for MLK Day

UNTHSC blood drive a success

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