December 5, 2008


Rhonda Roby, PhD, project coordinator at the UNT Center for Human Identification, was invited to speak as part of The Dallas Regional Chamber’s Distinguished Women Leaders Lecture Series presented by The Dallas Morning News on Dec. 2.  The lecture series educates the public about women leaders, identifies opportunities and challenges for women leaders, and highlights their achievements.  Roby shared her experiences as one of few women in presentations at the Pentagon and on the golf course, crediting the women trailblazers who opened doors for her along the way.

Janice Knebl, DO, MBA, professor, chief of Geriatrics and Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians endowed chair in Clinical Geriatrics, received the 2008 University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine (UNECOM) American Geriatrics Student Chapter Humanism in Aging Leadership Award funded by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. The award is given to physicians who exhibit exemplary academic and professional practice in the care of older adults.  As part of the award, Dr. Knebl gave a presentation to UNECOM students last month.

Karan Singh, PhD, professor and chair of Biostatistics, was invited to serve as a member of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Prevention and Risk Reduction scientific peer review committee.  Dr. Singh will serve a three-year term on the committee. UNTHSC logo


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