Homeless population hurting in heat - KVIA ABC 7
"Hot" and "hazy" were the two most-used words when talking about Thursday’s heat. At the KVIA studio, temperatures teased records at 112 degrees. El Paso is used to hot temperatures, but it also means people forget the basics.
According to Dr. Robert Woolard, a professor with Texas Tech Health Sciences Center who works at University Medical Center, at least 13 people have been taken to the emergency room at UMC during the past month. Woolard points out those are the most severe cases, often people dealing with less severe weather-related illnesses end up heading to their general practioner. Often those that end up at UMC are suffering from heat stroke.
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TTUHSC Celebration of Life Service was held March 25th in remembrance of Tom McGovern, Ed.D.
TTUHSC has been named as a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. Among graduate schools, TTUHSC ranked fourth in the nation, achieving Gold award status.
On March 16, fourth-year TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May, learned where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.
Gail Cornwall, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the TTUHSC, has been named a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Class of 2022.
To help address communication hurdles, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a $438,756 subcontract to Tetyana L. Vasylyeva, M.D., Ph.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery Chair Sharmila Dissanaike, M.D., was elected as the American Burn Association president for 2025.