Former First Lady to Visit Lubbock
WHAT: Former first lady Laura W. Bush will visit Lubbock for a private luncheon supporting the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) and its research and educational programs.
WHEN: 10:15 a.m. Friday (Oct. 7)
Video cameras must be in place by 10:15 a.m. to be checked by security at 10:30 a.m. Media must have credentials and will stay until the end of Mrs. Bush’s remarks.
WHERE: Lubbock Country Club, 3400 Mesa Road
Media must enter through a specific entrance on the east side of the building. TTUHSC representatives will be present to direct media.
EVENT: Texas Tech University System and TTUHSC officials are hosting a private luncheon for the LWBIWH featuring former first lady Laura W. Bush. The luncheon is to increase support for the LWBIWH and raise awareness for critical issues relating to women’s health.
LWBIWH research and programs continue to show dynamic and cutting-edge information related to the care of women not previously emphasized. Recent studies on gender differences in disease and treatment have uncovered a need for the integration of gender-specific medicine into the national medical school curriculum in addition to the ongoing research and outreach.
Chancellor Kent Hance, President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. and Bush will make remarks at the luncheon, but will not be available for one-on-one interviews.
Please note this event is only open to media and invited guests.
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