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North Texas Health Forum looks at the built environment

In his keynote address at the 2014 North Texas Health Forum, held during National Public Health Week April 10-11 at UNT Health Science Center, keynote speaker Dan Burden

Health literacy symposium

2nd Annual Health Literacy Symposium

How important is restaurant menu labeling?

How important is restaurant menu labeling?

UNT Health Science Center joins global WHO network

UNT Health Science Center joins global WHO network

Giving Voice to the Grief of Infant Mortality

Giving Voice to the Grief of Infant Mortality

SPH students win ACHE Case Competition

UNT Health Science Center’s School of Public Health (SPH) student team recently won top honors at the fourth annual North Texas Case Study Competition of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Healthier Community Initiative grant

SPH instructor named co-investigator on new YMCA project, funded by Sam’s Club

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Latest college drinking study

College freshmen who drink too much learn more from some mistakes than others, reports a faculty researcher at the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s (UNTHSC) School of Public Health.

MHA Student Internship Experience

Eight Master of Health Administration (MHA) students shared their summer internship experiences with faculty, staff and fellow students at a recent debriefing at the UNTHSC School of Public Health.

Commissioners Court Honor

Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price presented a Resolution to UNTHSC Center for Community Health, in recognition of the Dallas Cancer Disparities Community Coalition Breast Cancer Project

Blues 4 Breast Cancer

West Dallas restaurant Babb Bros BBQ & Blues will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Month fundraising event on October 12, with proceeds benefitting the Center for Community Health (CCH) at UNTHSC

Alumni in Boston

UNTHSC School of Public Health Alumni in Boston

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Dean Kurz named to Dallas Business Journal’s Who’s Who

Dean Kurz named to Dallas Business Journal’s Who’s Who

Get a Sequential Master’s Degree

Get a Sequential Master’s Degree

Testing number 2

Just a test

SPH West Nile surveillance featured in Dallas Morning News

SPH West Nile surveillance featured in Dallas Morning News

New online tool helps probationers

More than 600 probationers in two of the country’s largest court systems – Dallas and Baltimore City, Maryland - are testing a new tool for substance abuse treatment

New Study Focuses on Victimization of Fort Worth Homeless Women

New Study Focuses on Victimization of Fort Worth Homeless Women

New program targets children's asthma

With grant funding from pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer Ingleheim, the SPH, UNTHSC’s Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) and the Ft Worth Independent School

Impacting public policy in Texas

UNTHSC 2012 North Texas Health Forum cheered the results of their collaboration and a huge victory for the state when Gov Rick Perry signed the 83rd Texas Legislature’s House Bill 3105 into effect.

BEST Center takes biostatistics training outside the classroom

UNTHSC professor and Biostatistics Chair Sharon Homan, PhD, has found a way to give her students the BEST in academics and professional experience.

Battling West Nile Virus

With health officials reporting the second case of West Nile virus (WNV) in the state found in Tarrant County in mid-June, the city of Fort Worth is on high alert again this year.

Four SPH students selected for Quality Leadership Academy

Four SPH students have been selected to participate in the 4th Annual Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Student Quality Leadership Academy

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SPH professor selected for national Disparities Leadership Program

Dr. Elizabeth Trevino Dawson, SPH assistant professor of HMAP, has been accepted into the 2013-2014 Disparities Leadership Program of the Massachusetts General Hospital Disparities Solutions Center

Woman of Distinction

Dr. Katie Cardarelli, was presented with the 2013 Discover Award by the Girls Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains at the organization’s recent Women of Distinction Luncheon.

Residency Experiences

DrPH Residency Experiences at UNTHSC in School of Public Health

SPH student presents to United Nations

MPH graduate student was a presenter, at the recent United Nation’s (UN) 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

SPH Faculty Honored at President’s Awards

Three School of Public Health faculty members were honored for their research excellence at the recent UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) President’s Faculty Awards ceremony.

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Dean Kurz honored by TPHA

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Kurz, UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health (SPH) Dean, who has been named a Fellow of the Texas Public Health Association (TPHA)

Childhood Obesity Conference

Statistics show that 2.5 million children in the U.S. age 12 to 20 are severely obese (weighing more than 100 lbs. over ideal weight).

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