December Experts Available
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
- Richard Lampe, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Pediatrics
World AIDS Day - Dec. 1
- Laura Lappe, clinic coordinator for the F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health’s Telemedicine Program – New telemedicine program for HIV patients in Abilene
- Richard Winn, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Internal Medicine
- Brian Temple, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Internal Medicine – Research about HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa
National Handwashing Awareness Week - Dec. 2-8
- Ron Cook, D.O., Texas Tech Physicians – Family Medicine
- Sherry Sancibrian, M.S., CCC-SLP, associate professor and director, Speech-Language Pathology Program in the School of Allied Health Sciences – Helping people with autism make the most out of the holidays
- Melinda Corwin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, associate professor, Speech-Language Pathology Program in the School of Allied Health Sciences – Helping people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder cope with the holidays
- Thomas McGovern, Ed.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Psychiatry – Spirituality during the holidays
- Bradley Miller, M.D., Ph.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Neurology – Seasonal affective disorder or depression
- Paul Douthit, Ph.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Pediatrics – Gift overload or children not getting gifts they want
- Kathy Chauncey, Ph.D., R.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Family Medicine – New Year’s diets
- Nora Limas, R.D., L.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Internal Medicine – New Year’s diets
- Paul Douthit, Ph.D., Texas Tech Physicians – Pediatrics – Keeping resolutions
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