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Gabor Racz, M.D., and Miles Day, M.D., were honored for their awards from major organizations in the field of pain management, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and their positions of service held. The physicians underwent substantial review from Becker’s ASC Review staff.
Racz and Day are two of six physicians named to the list in Texas.
Gabor Racz, M.D.
Racz is a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He completed his medical degree at the University of Liverpool Medical School in England, and an anesthesiology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, N.Y.
In 1977, Racz was appointed the first chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology at TTUHSC, a position he held until 1999. He is a founder and has previously served as president of the World Institute of Pain and is a diplomat with the American College of Pain Management.
Racz is a published physician in books and journals, particularly on topics such as spinal cord and peripheral stimulation, and has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the largest organization of interventional pain physicians in the world.
Miles Day, M.D.
Day is a professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and director of the Pain Management Fellowship. He received his medical degree from Texas A&M University Health Science Center in College State/Temple and completed his residency and a fellowship in pain management at TTUHSC.
In addition to his practice, Day is a member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and served on the board of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He has also previously served as president of the Texas Pain Society, worked as assistant editor for Pain Practice, and served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Pain Physician.
Day has won many distinguished awards throughout his career, including the Excellence in Teaching Award from TTUHSC.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.
The school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.