Kudos for outstanding work

Tue, Aug 13, 2013

Around Campus

thumbs_upUNTHSC faculty, staff and students regularly earn recognition as they create solutions for a healthier community. Some of the latest:

Daniel Clearfield, DO, MS, UNT Health sports medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been chosen to serve a two-week rotation at the United States Olympic Training Center from Nov. 11 to 26.

Thomas Diver, PA-C, MPAS, has been recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. The organization noted his outstanding contributions to patient care and the profession during his 21 years as a physician assistant, and his dedication and involvement in the Fort Worth community.

Daniel M. Jensen, MA, Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Affairs for the UNT System and Vice President for Governmental Affairs at UNTHSC, received the Meritorious Service Award for 2013 from the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association.

Pam McFadden, Associate Vice President for Professional and Continuing Education, received the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Texas Alliance of Continuing Medical Education.

T. Prashant Nedungadi, PhD, Instructor, Integrative Physiology, received a Young Investigator Award and Research Scientist Travel Award from the Histochemical Society during its Experimental Biology Conference.

Alicia Smith, Fort Worth high school student who volunteered in Harlan Jones’ laboratory developing a project on stress and breast cancer, won a gold medal at the national Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) competition for her project, “Worried Sick.”

Dennis L. Thombs, PhD, EdS, MA, Chair and Professor, Behavioral and Community Health, has published the fourth edition of his textbook, Introduction to Addictive Behaviors.


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