April Experts Available

Alcohol Awareness Month
• Peter J. Syapin, Ph.D.,
professor
of Pharmacology and Neuroscience and director of South Plains Alcohol and Addiction Research Center
• Terry McMahon, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Psychiatry

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

National Child Abuse Prevention Month
• Patti Patterson, M.D., MPH, director of Child Abuse Pediatrics at the School of Medicine and a pediatrician at Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics
• Lisa Dillard, R.N., BSN, Nurse-Family Partnership director at the Larry Combest Community Health & Wellness Center

National Donate Life Month
• Greg Oliver, Texas Tech Physicians — Eye Clinic and executive director of the Great Plains Lions Eye Bank

National 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

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

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
• Karen Esquibel, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP-PC, associate professor, School of Nursing
• Lauren Sullivan-Dawson, M.Ed., director for Student Affairs and project coordinator, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, School of Nursing

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

STI Awareness Month
• Sam Prien, Ph.D., School of Medicine Department of OB-GYN
• 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

April 7-13: National Public Health Week
• Theresa Byrd, R.N., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., chair and associate dean of the Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

April 20-26: National Infertility Awareness Week
• Jennifer Phy, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — OB-GYN
• Sam Prien, Ph.D., School of Medicine Department of OB-GYN, can discuss fertility research

April 23-20: World Immunization Week
• Richard Lampe, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics
• Lesley Motheral, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics

Spring Time Allergies
• James Tarbox, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians—Internal Medicine

This Spring, Clean out your Medicine Cabinet
• Charles Seifert, Pharm.D., regional dean of the School of Pharmacy

April 24: World Meningitis Day
• Ron Warner, Ph.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Family Medicine
• Richard Lampe, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics

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