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The key chain with hand sanitizer was a hit among the students of the Advance Beauty College here, where guest teacher Lucy Huynh was making a special appearance recently to discuss breast and cervical cancer.
“The nice thing about community health workers is they are part of the community so they really understand the needs of the community better than people from the outside,” said Theresa Byrd, a professor at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University in El Paso. Byrd recently began combing the data from a health promotion effort she designed to improve the rate of pap smears among Latinas in the community.
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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.