El Paso businessman Woody Hunt discusses Medical Center of the Americas, improving city's quality of life - KVIA
The Medical Center of the Americas, on its way, by many accounts, to be the national authority on Border and Hispanic health research, is a result of often contentious political struggles and a well-crafted strategy by the private and public sector.
Currently, there are scientists, doctors and researchers occupying the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and the rest of the Medical Center. The center boasts four main centers of excellence, each focusing on a specific area of research: cancer, infectious diseases, diabetes and obesity and neurosciences. Doctors who teach at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, in many cases, also conduct research at the Health Sciences Center and provide patient care at the adjoining Children's Hospital.
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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 school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.
The TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy celebrated the Class of 2022 May 21 with its annual commencement ceremony.