Health officials advise to include vaccines in back-to-school prep
As parents prepare to send kids back to school, local health officials say don’t neglect their shots.
Dr. Richard Lampe, chairman of pediatrics at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said required vaccines include the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), varicella, hepatitis A, diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (DTaP) and polio vaccinations.
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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.
The school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.