Nurse Practitioner Luncheon
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing hosted a luncheon in honor of National Nurse Practitioner Week. The school welcomed local nurse practitioners as guests and featured a presentation over the role of a nurse practitioner (NP) in health care and awards ceremony.
Melanie Richburg, DNP, R.N., FNP-C, family nurse practitioner at Lynn County Hospital District Family Wellness Clinic, was the guest speaker. Richburg’s message emphasized the significance of rural health and the work of nurse practitioners in advancing health care. Richburg focused on the critical importance of nurse practitioners in rural health communities.
The event concluded with Mercedes Day, MSN, FNP-C, chair of publicity committee for the South Plains Nurse Practitioner Association (SPNPA) and NP for Texas Tech Physicians – Pediatrics, presenting Kay Hatton, APRN, MSN, RDMS, with the 2014 SPNPA Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Award.
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.
CPRIT recently awarded a $1 million prevention grant to Rakhshanda Rahman, M.D., Rebeccah Baucom, M.D., and John Kidwell, M.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.
The Innovation Hub at Research Park today (September 26, 2022) announced the winners of its annual Presidents' Innovative Startup Awards. The award recognizes startups that have a high potential for growth and an economic impact in West Texas.