February Experts Availalbe
- Physicians from the Texas Tech Physicians Center for Cardiovascular Health: Scott Shurmur, M.D., Leigh Ann Jenkins, M.D., Alex Perez-Verdia, M.D., Dixon Santana, M.D., Jason Wischmeyer, M.D., and Sam Campbell, M.D.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
- David McCartney, M.D., Texas Tech Physicians — Eye Clinic
National Donor Day
- Cornea Transplants, Greg Oliver, Texas Tech Physicians — Eye Clinic and executive director of the Great Plains Lions Eye Bank
- Willed bodies, Claude B. Lobstein, director of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Willed Body Program
Valentine’s Day Health
- Ron Cook, D.O., Texas Tech Physicians — Family Medicine: Valentine’s myths (chocolate is good for your health)
- Allison Kerin, M.S., R.D., L.D., director of employee wellness and recognition programs
- Christie Hust, M.S., R.D., L.D., CDE, director of the Diabetes Education Center at the Larry Combest Community Health Wellness Center
Teen Dating Violence Awareness
- Karen Esquibel, Ph.D., R.N., CPNP-PC, associate professor, School of Nursing
Prenatal Infection Prevention
- Yondell Masten, Ph.D., R.N.,associate dean for outcomes management and evaluation in the 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
- Christine Stuart, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC, assistant professor and director of the Nurse-Midwifery Program, School of Nursing
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Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Honors Inaugural Cohort of School of Nursing Traditional BSN Graduates with Lamp Lighting Ceremony
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From House Calls to Virtual Visits
Texas Tech Physicians primary and specialty clinics across West Texas have completed more than 160,000 telehealth visits since the start of the pandemic.