Seventh Annual Update in General Internal Medicine


March 20, 2015

CONTACT:     Suzanna Cisneros,

(806) 743-2143

Seventh Annual Update in General Internal Medicine

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the 7th Annual Update in General Internal Medicine April 17-18 at the TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.

The goal of the conference is to provide health care professionals involved in primary care with knowledge in current, contemporary and common issues relevant to internal medicine and general practice. The conference is sponsored by the TTUHSC Department of Internal

Medicine and the Office of Continuing Medical Education.

Presentations and speakers include:

  • “Food Allergies for Primary Care,” James Tarbox, M.D.

  • “How Sweet It Is: New Diabetes Guidelines and Medication Review,” Shannon Yarbrough, M.D.

  • “Medical Marijuana in 2015: The Law and End of Life Care,” Cheryl Erwin, J.D., Ph.D.

  • “Fecal Transplantation: What’s the Poop?,” Zachary Mulkey, M.D.

  • “Office Orthopedics,” Michael Phy, D.O.

  • “Update on the Use of Aspirin,” Rebecca McDonald, M.D.

  • “Chronic Kidney Disease for Primary Care Physicians,” Vaqar Ahmed, M.D.

  • “Care of Adult Cancer Survivors: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know,” Dolores Buscemi, M.D.

  • “Vitamin D Deficiency,” Neha Mittal, M.D.

  • “Pulmonary: The Other Hypertension,” Victor Test, M.D.

  • Breast Cancer: Prevention and Prophylaxis for the General Internist,” Catherine Jones, M.D.

For more information, call Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit

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