Laura Bush explains how Health Sciences Center institute reaches out to women ... - LubbockOnline.com










Ask Laura Bush any question about women’s health issues, and the former first lady rapid-fires: Research is male-dominated; dosages of drugs for cardiovascular disease are based on trials using more men; tubes for angioplasty are designed for men’s veins, which are bigger.

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Since its founding in 2007, the institute within the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center has provided more than $500,000 in research funding to Tech faculty in all disciplines: nursing, pharmacy, medicine and allied health, said Dr. Marjorie Jenkins, associate dean for Women in Health and science director and chief scientific officer at the institute.

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