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2014-08-21 12:29:21

SPARK partners with Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Healthy Kids Challenge to create a comprehensive youth health program for TX students SAN DIEGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPARK(TM), provider of the world's most-researched physical education programs, was selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as one of only three state-approved Coordinated School Health (CSH) Programs for students in grades K-8. The SPARK CSH program gives districts tools to provide physical...

2014-08-21 12:26:54

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 comedian and 22-year host of "The Tonight Show." The performance benefits the UNT Health Science Center Foundation in support of the university's research, education and health care mission. Presented with a generous gift by Chase and J.P. Morgan, "An Evening with a Legend" begins at 8 p.m....

2014-08-07 23:04:04

T32 Grant Funding Trains Next Generation of Leaders in Clinical and Outcomes Research Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute—one of the leading outcomes research centers in the nation—is seeking highly motivated, talented individuals for its two-year postdoctoral training program in cardiovascular outcomes research. The T32 training program currently offers a unique opportunity with an immediate opening for one fellowship position and two...

2014-07-09 12:27:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 Center Foundation to benefit the University's research, education and health care mission. Presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, Leno will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Fort Worth's Bass Performance Hall. The Chairs for this year's event are Pati and Bill Meadows. The...

2014-06-17 12:29:33

AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, and Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, along with Senator Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, today announced the launch of the Healthy Texas Initiative as part of the newly created Texas A&M Institute for Public Health Improvement. The combined efforts of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will...

2014-06-12 16:26:35

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- JPS Health Network and UNT Health Science Center (UNTHSC) received approval from their respective boards to explore the creation of a unified health care physician practice group that would strengthen the relationship between Tarrant County's largest teaching hospital and the county's only medical school and academic medical center. The new medical group would bring enhanced levels of efficiency, accountability and value to...

2014-06-04 12:30:16

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Fort Worth and the University of North Texas Health Science Center have renewed their mosquito-surveillance partnership, part of a unique effort blending hard science with community outreach to prevent the spread of West Nile virus. Under the agreement, graduate students and a scientist from UNTHSC trap and collect mosquitos from more than 60 sites across the city. The mosquitos are then tested for WNV infection...

2014-05-20 12:33:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers led by a University of North Texas Health Science Center epidemiologist found that a just and socially responsible layoff process is important for the emotional health of workers - a study that occurred during the most severe recession since the Great Depression. The findings could inform how downsizing companies approach layoffs, emphasizing processes that are transparent, understandable, fair and well planned, said M....

2014-04-29 08:37:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNT Health Science Center is rolling out its new Pediatric Mobile Clinic, a 40-foot RV that brings health care services directly to children living in Fort Worth's most underserved communities. This doctor's office on wheels is the first of its kind in Fort Worth, which was the nation's largest city without a mobile unit designated specifically for pediatric patients. The clinic offers wellness visits, sports physicals,...

2014-04-24 23:04:27

Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the...


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