Why is it hard to educate people for the “helping professions”? A fundamental reason is that to be effective in medicine, nursing, law and the ministry — “helping professions” — practitioners must persuade clients and patients to change their behavior, says Lee Shulman, MA, PHD
It’s Campus Pride time, and this year’s theme is The Power of One. Each one of us makes a difference with a donation to UNTHSC’s annual employee giving campaign.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, State Sen. Wendy Davis, Fort Worth Police Chief Jeff Halstead, Fort Worth Forensic Crime Lab Director Tom Stimpson and sexual assault survivor/victim advocate Lavinia Masters were among visitors to UNTHSC on Sept. 17 to discuss Cornyn’s legislation aimed at ending the backlog of rape case evidence handling.
Once again, the UNT Health Science Center has been honored with the Military Friendly School designation. We’ve received this title each year since 2010 from Victory Media and G.I. Jobs, a magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life.
“Reforming and Renewing the Education of Professions: An Interactive View of Professionalism,” a symposium scheduled Sept. 20-21 at the MET, will bring together faculty and practitioners in health professions including medicine, nursing and medical science, as well as ministry and law.
In 2011 the UNTHSC campus recycled 233 tons of cardboard, paper, plastic, aluminum and glass, saving nearly 3,000 mature trees and enough electricity to power more than 80 homes for a year.
This year’s DO Dash 5K and Kids 1 Mile Run is set for Saturday, Oct. 13. Organized by the TCOM Class of 2015, DO Dash benefits the Alliance for Children, a children’s advocacy center in Tarrant County dedicated to fighting child abuse.
The Trinity Trot CALF Run (a warm-up event for February’s Cowtown races) is this Saturday, Sept. 15 at LaGrave Field baseball park, 301 N.E. Sixth St., Fort Worth.
Two new courses of study in the School of Public Health offer fast, convenient paths to broader career advancement opportunities in the public health fields:
The sixth annual faculty/staff Employee Appreciation Day, set for 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the MET, will be even bigger and better than ever – incorporating a Healthapalooza wellness fair that’s open to all in recognition of the UNTHSC promise, Solutions for a Healthier Community.