Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at the Permian Basin To Host Reception for New School of Medicine Regional Dean

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Executive Vice President and Provost and School of Medicine Dean Steven L. Berk, M.D., will host a community reception for the new TTUHSC School of Medicine at the Permian Basin Regional Dean Gary Ventolini, M.D., from 4:30 to 6 p.m. June 8 at the TTUHSC Rotunda, 800 W. 4th St. in Odessa.

“Dr. Ventolini’s education and experience are both vast and international,” Berk said. “He has received recognition and numerous awards for his teaching and service throughout his career and his scholarly work involves a long list of publications and presentations.”

Ventolini previously served as the chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He has authored more than 130 publications of peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and abstracts and served as vice president of Wright State Physician’s Corporation Management Committee and chair of its finance and budget committee.

A fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Academy of Family Physicians, Ventolini earned his medical degree from the University of Padova in Padova, Italy.

TTUHSC School of Medicine at the Permian Basin provides education for third and fourth year medical students and physician residency training in obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine and family and community medicine.

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