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Media - Recognizing the important role of community health workers.

UNT Health Science Center. Six from HSC are honored as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice.

UNT Health Science Center. March 2024 marks significant honors for SPH faculty member, Dr. Teresa Wagner. 

Permian Basin Adult Literacy Center, February 6, 2024. Health Literacy Live Stream with Teresa Wagner of UNTHSC.

City of Forth Worth awards HSCS SaferCare Texas and School of Public Health with $310,339 grant for Opioid Intervention. 

UNT Health Science Center. Dr. Teresa Wagner encourages TWU graduates to find their why at December 2023 Commencement. 

NBC 5. UNT Health Science Center to host opioid awareness, Narcan training event. training-event/3358912/

Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Language Matters: UNT Health Science Center Pushes for Improved Health Literacy to Solve the Opioid Crisis.

Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Training at UNT HSC Prepares Officials from across Tarrant County to take on Emergency Events. tarrant-county-to-take-on-emergency-events/

Spectrum News. Texans learn how to keep victims from bleeding out. Spring 2023. keep-victims-from-bleeding-out-

CBS 11. DEA Warns about New Drug. Spring 2023.

Dallas Morning News. UNTHSC Hosts Narcan Training. Spring 2023. training-amid-fentanyl-related-deaths-in-north-texas/

CBS 11. UNTHSC Trains Students How to Use Narcan.

1080 KRLD. UNTHSC Hosts Workshop on Narcan Use.

NBC 5. Training Offered Across North Texas to Fight Fentanyl.

CBS 11. Narcan Could be Readily Available Soon.

Helen Osborne’s “Health Literacy Out Loud.” Podcast Guest on Wellness and Health Literacy. hlol-230/.

Fort Worth Inc: UNT Health Science Center Staffer Receives Grant.

PT PintCast: Diabetes Self-Management.

Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Just that friendly bunch’: Community health workers address health disparities close to home.

Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Here’s what we know and don’t know about ivermectin, the deworming drug some people are taking for COVID-19.

NBC Channel 5 News. (National affiliates picked up story.) North Texas Researchers Develop ‘What About Mom' App to Help New Mothers.

Professional Blogs

Wagner, Teresa. (June, 2023). How CHWs Improve Equity Through Health Literacy. IHA Health Literacy Solutions Center.

Baumblatt, Geri Lynn & Wagner, Teresa. (March, 2022). Going Legit: Sorting "Truth vs. Trash" in Online Health Information. Health IT Today.

Baumblatt, Geri Lynn & Wagner, Teresa. (September, 2019). When Gaps Become Sinkholes. Association for Patient Experience. https://www.patient-