April Experts Available

Medication Safety Week, April 1-7
• Thomas Hale, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics and associate dean of research at the School of Medicine

Infant Immunization Week, April 20-27
• Richard Lampe, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics

Infertility Awareness Week, April 21-27
• Jennifer Phy, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Internal Medicine
• Sam Prien, Ph.D., Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

World Meningitis Day, April 24
• Ron Warner, Ph.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Family Medicine

Alcohol Awareness Month
• Thomas Hale, Ph.D., professor of pediatrics and associate dean of research at the School of Medicine
• Peter Syapin, professor of pharmacology and neuroscience and director of the South Plains Alcohol and Addiction Research Center (SPAARC)
• George Henderson, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and neuroscience and SPAARC member
• Susan Bergeson, Ph.D., associate professor pharmacology and neuroscience and SPAARC member

National Autism Awareness Month
• Sherry Sancibrian, M.S., CCC-SLP, director of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences in the School of Allied Health Sciences

Child Abuse Prevention
• Lisa Dillard, R.N., BSN, Nurse-Family Partnership director at the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center
• Patti Patterson, M.D., M.P.H., professor and director of child abuse pediatrics, Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
• Karen Esquibel, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP-PC, associate professor, School of Nursing
• Carrie Edwards, R.N., Ph.D., CA/CP SANE, assistant professor, sexual assault nurse examiner, School of Nursing

STI Awareness
• Yondell Masten, Ph.D., R.N., associate dean for outcomes management and evaluation, School of Nursing, The Florence Thelma Hall Endowed Chair for Excellence in Women’s Health
• Lisa Dillard, R.N., BSN, Nurse-Family Partnership director at the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center

Minority Health Month
• Linda McMurry, R.N., DNP, executive director of the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center
• Chris Esperat, Ph.D., R.N., professor and associate dean for clinical services and community engagement, School of Nursing
• Sharma Prabhakar, M.D., professor and nephrologist, Texas Tech Physicians — Internal Medicine

Sports Eye Safety
• Kelly Mitchell, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Eye Clinic

Occupational Therapy Month
• Cynthia Tiongco, OTR, MOT, assistant professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences

Testicular Cancer Month
• Allan Haynes Jr., Texas Tech Physicians — Urology

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