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March 2013 Archive

Providing Care Doesn't Break for Nursing Student

Karenia Nelson was returning from a spring break trip when her health care education was put to the test.

Students Set the Wheels of Independence in Motion for Local Resident

Sarah Sharp, of Olton, was selected as the recipient of an AmTryke therapeutic tricycle by the Student Occupational Therapy Association.

Give the Gift of Sight: Be an Eye Donor

Last year, the Great Plains Lions Eye Bank placed 182 corneas for transplant with the hopes of restoring the sight of patients in need.

Energy Drinks Do More Than Give You Wings

Following safe caffeine and ingredient consumption guidelines is key to avoiding potential health risks.

Discoveries: The Next Generation

Student researchers were given the opportunity to showcase their work at the annual Student Research Week.

Grant to Provide a Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns

More than $800,000 will be used to start a program to enhance prenatal care and improve health outcomes of women and their children.

Breast Cancer: Finding Answers for Hispanic Women

As treatment for breast cancer changes, research is being done on how the disease grows in the Hispanic and Latina population.

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Receives Accreditation

The school has been fully accredited by the Liasion Committee on Medical Education for eight years.

Board of Regents Honors Two Longtime Professors

Harry Weitlauf, M.D., and Afzal Siddiqui, Ph.D., were recognized for their contributions to the university and the School of Medicine.

Abilene Nursing Building Officially Opens

The building opening further shows TTUHSC's commitment to educating future health care professionals and providing quality patient care to Big Country residents.