High school seniors from the Prairie Area Health Education Center (AHEC) participated in clinics on suturing, anatomy, vital signs, phlebotomy and other topics during a summer camp designed to encourage students to enter health-related careers organized this month by the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
We are pleased to share with you a new monthly external communications tool from Dr. Ransom called “Health & Science Highlights.” It is being targeted to a select audience of UNT Health Science Center friends and supporters to give them a quick one-page overview of the significant activities going on here.
The UNT Health Science Center’s Connection news site recently received awards for communications excellence from national and international organizations.
The UNT Health Science Center has received the Fort Worth Independent School District’s (FWISD) Golden Achievement Award for Partnership Excellence for the seventh consecutive year. The award recognizes the Health Science Center for providing programs and resources to support the academic achievement of FWISD students.
Three new members have joined the UNT Health Science Center’s Board of Visitors: Paul Saenz, Barry Silbaugh and Richard Vincent.
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students honored the families of those who donated their bodies to the UNT Health Science Center’s Willed Body Program for medical education on June 9 at the new Medical and Education Training Building.
Ignacy Gryczynski, PhD, professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Zygmunt “Karol” Gryczynski, PhD, professor of Molecular Biology and Immunology, are working with Don Stewart from Omm Scientific Inc. to construct a relatively inexpensive fluorescent-based device to help with the early, precise detection of diseases.
The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) at the UNT Health Science Center has received the highest ranking of eight Texas medical schools named in “The Social Mission of Medical Education” list published by the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The 2010-2011 Catalog for the UNT Health Science Center is now available at the special catalog site. In addition, a link has been created on the front page of the UNTHSC website as well as the Student Information and Prospective Student sites.
Three fifth-grade classes from Fort Worth’s Maude Logan Elementary School participated in a “Mini-Med School” sponsored by the Pediatrics Club at the UNT Health Science Center on May 25. Students learned about X-rays, anatomy, nutrition and using a stethoscope. The “school” ended with an exercise session in Alumni Plaza.