Bruce Budowle, PhD, director of the UNT Health Science Center’s Institute of Investigative Genetics and vice chair of the Department of Forensic and Investigative Genetics, has been named a Health Care Hero by Dallas Business Journal.
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) alumni currently completing residencies earned the highest average score in the nation on the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) Level 3. The National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners released COMLEX scores this week.
The first day of classes arrived at the UNT Health Science Center’s new Medical Education and Training building on Thursday, May 20. Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) students attended the inaugural course – Mechanisms of Disease taught by Linda Cunningham, MD, associate professor – in the new teaching auditorium.
On May 27-28, the Texas Center for Health Disparities at the UNT Health Science Center will sponsor the 5th annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities in the brand new Medical Education and Training building. The Conference focuses on women’s cancer, HIV, cardiovascular disease and obesity, with a special emphasis on community programs.
The latest roundup of kudos for the UNT Health Science Center includes national scholarships for two Physician Assistant (PA) students, thumbs-up to a long-time volunteer, a salute to nurses, Public Health Week observances, praise from the Tarrant County Commissioner’s Office and a resolution marking National Osteopathic Medicine (NOM) Week.
The parking garage on the corner of Montgomery and Modlin Streets is scheduled to open for permit parking starting Monday. The garage, which has been closed since 2003, will add 300 parking spaces to the campus.
Seven Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) students traveled to Washington, D.C., for DO Day on Capitol Hill April 29. Shane Alexander, Shwetha Chagalamarri, Lira Chowdhury, Achala Talati, Sarah Tran, Kevin Weiss and Cole Zanetti represented TCOM at the annual event.
More than 375 graduates from all four Health Science Center schools will receive their degrees at commencement on Saturday, May 15. The ceremony is at 3 p.m. at TCU’s Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. Tickets are not required and the public is invited to attend.
Two individuals from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) received funding from Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for research into nanotechnology-based approaches for breast cancer research.
Look for the new banners along Camp Bowie Boulevard which commemorate the Health Science Center’s 40th anniversary. The banners are part of a celebration of four decades of innovation and leadership in the health sciences.