President Puts Staff to Task on Sex- and Gender-Based Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., recently announced the appointment of a institutional-level, multidisciplinary President’s Sex- and Gender-Based Medicine Task Force comprised of faculty representing each school.

This group will work closely with the Sex- and Gender-Based Medicine Curriculum Program, the main purpose of which is the creation of sex- and gender-based educational materials and innovative educational models for use within TTUHSC and disseminated nationally.

This task force will also serve as a think tank for future initiatives in sex and gender-based medicine, including collaboration with experts at Texas Tech.

Task force members are:

Academic Affairs

  • Rial Rolfe, Ph.D., MBA (Co-Chair)

School of Medicine

  • Marjorie Jenkins, M.D. (Co-Chair)
  • Susan Bergeson, Ph.D.
  • Betsy Jones, Ed.D.
  • Robert Casanova, M.D.
  • Cheryl Erwin, Ph.D., J.D.
  • Michael Song, MD/PhD Student
  • Heather Patel, MSII

School of Nursing

  • Yondell Masten, Ph.D.
  • Kellie Bruce, Ph.D.
  • Marnette Winner, MSN

School of Pharmacy

  • Rebecca Sleeper, Pharm.D.
  • Nishil Desai, Ph.D.
  • Amie Blaszczyk, CGP

School of Allied Health

  • LesLee Taylor, Ph.D.
  • Dawndra Sechrist, Ph.D.

School of Biomedical Sciences

  • Theresa L. Byrd, D.Ph.

Laura W. Bush Women’s Health Institute

  • Marley Hoggatt

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