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Jun 08, 2015, 12:30 ET UNT Health Science Center addressing the obesity epidemic at Texas Conference on Health Disparities

Nearly 70 percent of adults in the United States are overweight or obese. The statistics are even more alarming among some racial and ethnic groups....


May 26, 2015, 10:30 ET Guidelines bring UNT Health Science Center's blood test for Alzheimer's one step closer

A simple blood test developed at the University of North Texas Health Science Center to detect early Alzheimer's disease is a step closer to being...


Aug 21, 2014, 12:00 ET Tickets on sale for Jay Leno's performance at UNTHSC Foundation's 'An Evening with a Legend'

Tickets are now on sale for UNT Health Science Center's annual "An Evening with a Legend" fundraiser, this year featuring Jay Leno, the renowned...


Jul 09, 2014, 11:22 ET Jay Leno to perform at UNT Health Science Center Foundation's 'Evening with a Legend'

Jay Leno, host of "The Tonight Show" for 22 years, will be the featured performer at "An Evening with a Legend," sponsored by the UNT Health Science...


Jun 12, 2014, 05:00 ET JPS, UNTHSC to create unified medical group

JPS Health Network and UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) received approval from their respective boards to explore the creation of a unified health...


Jun 04, 2014, 12:09 ET City of Fort Worth, UNT Health Science Center team up on West Nile virus prevention

The City of Fort Worth and the University of North Texas Health Science Center have renewed their mosquito-surveillance partnership, part of a unique ...


May 20, 2014, 11:18 ET 'Just and socially responsible' layoffs can mitigate depression among workers

Researchers led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center epidemiologist found that a just and socially responsible layoff process is...


Apr 08, 2014, 01:08 ET Study: Testosterone therapy can damage brain health in Caucasian men

Ads touting testosterone replacement therapy are ubiquitous on radio and television. But medical research has determined that its success at...


Apr 03, 2014, 01:33 ET Dr. Meharvan "Sonny" Singh named Dean of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UNT Health Science Center

A UNT Health Science Center researcher recognized internationally for his work on hormones and the aging brain has been named dean of the Graduate...


Aug 15, 2013, 05:11 ET First students at new College of Pharmacy to begin classes next week at UNT Health Science Center

Classes at the new UNT System College of Pharmacy begin Monday, making it the first pharmacy school in North Texas and the only one in the state...


Jul 12, 2013, 05:48 ET Michael Williams Officially Named President of UNT Health Science Center

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents today voted to confirm Michael R. Williams, D.O., M.D., M.B.A, as the President of the UNT...


Jul 01, 2013, 06:29 ET UNT System College of Pharmacy Receives Pre-Candidate accreditation

The new UNT System College of Pharmacy has been granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) which allows...


Jun 07, 2013, 03:00 ET Donald W. Reynolds Foundation grant enables UNTHSC, TCU collaboration on new senior health partnership as part of SAGE program

The UNT Health Science Center's (UNTHSC) Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Health Professions will expand its SAGE program and...


May 14, 2013, 05:47 ET UNT Health Science Center's Physical Therapy Program Achieves Accreditation

The UNT Health Science Center's Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, which began accepting students in 2010, has achieved initial accreditation by the ...


Apr 16, 2013, 07:00 ET Dr. Michael Williams Named To U.S. News & World Report "Hospital Of Tomorrow" Advisory Council

Michael Williams, DO, MD, Interim President of UNT Health Science Center, has been appointed to a panel of notable health care executives tasked with ...


Mar 18, 2013, 05:59 ET Hands-On Treatment Improves Chronic Low Back Pain, Reduces Medication Use

The numbers are staggering. More than 632 million people worldwide suffer from low back pain, and it is a leading cause of disability. According to...


Jan 30, 2013, 10:27 ET UNT Health Science Center to Help Identify up to 20,000 Found in Libya's Mass Graves

DNA experts at the UNT Health Science Center will help train Libyan scientists to analyze the remains of an estimated 20,000 people found in mass...


Jan 25, 2013, 04:46 ET Executives guide entrepreneurs through science business maze

Life science entrepreneurs often face hurdles that are seemingly insurmountable as they try to bring new drugs and medical devices to market. But...


Dec 21, 2012, 05:34 ET UNT Health Science Center Announces New Executive Leadership

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents has announced the appointment of Michael Williams, DO, MD, as Interim President of the UNT...


Oct 22, 2012, 05:43 ET UNT Health Science Center continues to build momentum

The UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) is a vital partner in the success of our city and the health of our community. As we review our fiscal 2012...


Jun 27, 2012, 06:27 ET UNT Health Science Center, Brookdale Senior Living get $7.3 million award to improve, track care in assisted living facilities

The UNT Health Science Center and Brookdale Senior Living, the largest senior living community operator in the country, recently were awarded a $7.3...


Apr 19, 2012, 04:10 ET Cistola named Research VP at UNT Health Science Center

David Cistola, M.D., Ph.D., has been named vice president for research at the UNT Health Science Center, announced President Scott Ransom. Cistola...


Apr 18, 2012, 11:22 ET Sensitivity, care, education create supportive pregnancy, childbirth experience

Mom is the center of a baby's life, but moms-to-be are finding support in their own "Centering" groups at two UNT Health locations in Tarrant County. ...


Dec 01, 2011, 03:20 ET DNA Analysis at UNT Health Science Center Gives Name to Another Gacy Victim

As a result of DNA analysis conducted at the UNT Health Science Center and a renewed investigation by Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart, the family and ...


Nov 11, 2011, 11:11 ET UNT Health Science Center Awarded NamUs Grant

The UNT Health Science Center has been awarded a grant from the National Institute of Justice to manage and administer the National Missing and...