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

https://www.unthsc.edu/newsroom/story/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.

https://www.unthsc.edu/newsroom/story/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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKxPqUq93x4


City of Forth Worth awards HSCS SaferCare Texas and School of Public Health with $310,339 grant for Opioid Intervention.
https://fortworthreport.org/2024/01/23/city-of-fort-worth-awards-hscs-safercare-texas-and-school-of-public-health-with-310339-grant-for-opioid-intervention/ 


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

https://www.unthsc.edu/school-of-public-health/dr-teresa-wagner-encourages-twu-graduates-to-find-their-why-at-december-commencement/ 


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

https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/unt-health-science-center-to-host-opioid-awareness-narcan- training-event/3358912/


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

https://fortworthreport.org/2023/08/08/language-matters-unt-health-science-center-pushes-for-improved-health-literacy-to-solve-opioid-crisis/


Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Training at UNT HSC Prepares Officials from across Tarrant County to take on Emergency Events.
https://fortworthreport.org/2023/07/06/training-at-unt-hsc-prepares-officials-from-across- tarrant-county-to-take-on-emergency-events/

Spectrum News. Texans learn how to keep victims from bleeding out. Spring 2023.
https://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/dallas-fort-worth/news/2023/04/26/texans-learn-how-to- keep-victims-from-bleeding-out-

CBS 11. DEA Warns about New Drug. Spring 2023.
https://www.cbsnews.com/texas/news/dea-warns-about-a-new-drug-mixed-with-fentanyl-xylazine/

Dallas Morning News. UNTHSC Hosts Narcan Training. Spring 2023.
https://www.dallasnews.com/video/2023/02/21/unt-health-science-center-hosts-narcan- training-amid-fentanyl-related-deaths-in-north-texas/

CBS 11. UNTHSC Trains Students How to Use Narcan. 
https://youtu.be/g0HAdM8ncKw?si=FKWBVuskLudD_HPR

1080 KRLD. UNTHSC Hosts Workshop on Narcan Use.
https://www.audacy.com/krld/news/local/unt-health-science-center-holds-workshop-on-narcan

NBC 5. Training Offered Across North Texas to Fight Fentanyl.
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/training-offered-across-north-texas-to-help-fight-fentanyl/3199516/

CBS 11. Narcan Could be Readily Available Soon.
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/training-offered-across-north-texas-to-help-fight-fentanyl/3199516/

Helen Osborne’s “Health Literacy Out Loud.” Podcast Guest on Wellness and Health Literacy. https://www.healthliteracyoutloud.com/2022/12/01/wellness-and-health-literacy- hlol-230/.

Fort Worth Inc: UNT Health Science Center Staffer Receives Grant.
https://fortworthinc.com/news/unt-health-science-center-staffer-receives-grant-to-certify-/

PT PintCast: Diabetes Self-Management.
https://www.ptpintcast.com/2022/04/25/diabetes-self-management-program/amp/

Fort Worth Report. Explainer: Just that friendly bunch’: Community health workers address health disparities close to home. https://fortworthreport.org/2021/09/21/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.
https://fortworthreport.org/2021/09/13/explainer-heres-what-we-know-and-dont-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.
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/north-texas-researchers-develop-what-about-mom-app-to-help-new-mothers/2678922/

Professional Blogs

Wagner, Teresa. (June, 2023). How CHWs Improve Equity Through Health Literacy. IHA Health Literacy Solutions Center. https://www.healthliteracysolutions.org/blogs/iha-staff1/2023/05/24/how-chws-improve-equity-through-health-literacy

Baumblatt, Geri Lynn & Wagner, Teresa. (March, 2022). Going Legit: Sorting "Truth vs. Trash" in Online Health Information. Health IT Today. https://www.healthcareittoday.com/2022/03/03/going-legit-sorting-truth-vs-trash-in-online-health-information/

Baumblatt, Geri Lynn & Wagner, Teresa. (September, 2019). When Gaps Become Sinkholes. Association for Patient Experience. https://www.patient- experience.org/Resources/Blogs/DM-Blog/Blogs/September-2019-(1)/September-2019