The first students in the UNT System College of Pharmacy will receive their white coats in a ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 17 in the MET auditorium. The traditional white coat symbolizes responsibility and compassion. (Pictured are some of the first students in the UNT System College of Pharmacy.)
Marianne Beard, DO, PhD (TCOM ’85) is a doctor unlike any you’ve met. Before starting medical school, she was a Fulbright physics scholar and a nun who taught school in Africa.
Gil Scarnati, DO (’90), has earned the first Dean’s Award for Humanitarian Service presented by the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine to recognize TCOM alumni who distinguish themselves through outstanding personal and professional achievements and humanitarian service.
Several Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) faculty and alumni recently became officers, were re-elected to the board of trustees or received awards from the Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA).
This roundup features UNT Health Science Center faculty who have published works in a variety of outlets, including one who was quoted in the New York Times, and an alumus who was elected to the JPS Health Network Board of Managers. Congratulations to all for their accomplishments!
Lisa Hodge, PhD, and Osteopathic Heritage basic science research chair at the UNT Health Science Center’s Osteopathic Research Center (ORC), has received a $324,000 grant to study the impact of osteopathic manipulative medicine on the immune system.
Check out what our faculty, staff, students and alumni have been up to lately.
This kudos roundup includes UNTHSC faculty, students and alumni honored by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and staff members and alumni appointed to positions with state, national and international organizations.
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.
Video courtesy WFAA-TV News 8