UNTHSC President Scott Ransom’s latest column appears in this week’s edition of the Fort Worth Business Press and highlights the importance of public health during the recent wave of H1N1 infections across the country.
This latest roundup of employee and student accomplishments includes a new patent for cancer treatment, globetrotting researchers and a student’s national award.
Last week, the UNT Health Science Center’s 2009 Campus Pride Employee Giving Campaign kicked off with rallies around campus. This year’s theme is “Keep it Alive,” and the goal is to top last year’s record-breaking campaign in which 83 percent of Health Science Center employees participated.
How can you get healthy, advance cardiovascular health in our communities and support the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine all before 9 am on a Saturday? Run –or walk—the DO Dash on Oct. 24. Registration for the 8th annual 5k and 1k fun runs is open.
Last week, Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, MPH (’99), assistant professor of Epidemiology, talked with KTVT CBS 11 news about the UNT Health Science Center’s study of breast cancer in African American Women who reside in South Dallas.
Last year, UNT Health Science Center faculty and staff showed their Campus Pride by setting the UNTHSC record for employee giving with 83 percent participation during the annual campaign. This year, we want to “Keep it Alive.”
Update 09/22/2009 – There are no more vaccines available. The UNT Health Science Center will provide free seasonal influenza (flu) vaccines for faculty, staff, students and retirees only on Sept. 21 and 22. Due to limited supply, vaccines will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
It was a big week for the UNT Health Science Center in the media. In addition to featuring the Health Science Center on “Good Morning Texas,” WFAA News 8 also ran a story on Rick Hill, DO (’78), and his recent donation to UNTHSC.
On Friday, Sept. 11, WFAA Chanel 8’s “Good Morning Texas” featured a segment on the UNT Health Science Center highlighting the new Medical Education and Training Building and the Health Science Center’s home in the Fort Worth Cultural District.