School of Pharmacy Welcomes Researchers
The latest research activities underway at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy were showcased June 1-2 at the school’s Fifteenth Annual Research Days Symposium at the Amarillo Civic Center.
The latest research activities underway at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy were showcased June 1-2 at the school’s Fifteenth Annual Research Days Symposium at the Amarillo Civic Center. The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health helped sponsor the event.
Research Days is an interdisciplinary forum showcasing the pharmacy school’s research activities during the past year. It provides the school’s faculty, postdoctoral fellows, residents and students an opportunity to exchange research ideas and interests and to discuss potential interdisciplinary collaborations between the school’s departments and campuses.
Marcie A Glicksman, Ph.D., was the keynote speaker June 1. Glicksman is vice president of biology for Orig3n, Inc. Her presentation was titled, “Drug Discovery Today and in the Future.”
Joseph Saseen, Pharm.D., a professor and department vice chair at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, was the keynote speaker June 2. His presentation was titled, “From Gout to Hypertension: Outcomes Research Uisng Claims Databases.”
The annual research poster competition highlighted the event and featured more than 65 entries prepared by School of Pharmacy students, graduate students and residents.
Poster presentation winners in the resident category included Andrew Johnson, Pharm.D., Nidhu Baby, Pharm.D., Katherine Kelly, Pharm.D., and Nephy Samuel, Pharm.D. Junior and senior graduate student winners included Md. Anwar Hossain, Yoonjung Lee, Alok Ranjan and A.G.M. Mostofa. Raktima Bhattacharya, Ph.D., was selected as the top presenter in the postdoctoral category.
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.
TTUHSC hosted “Building the Basin: a Permian Basin Health Care Workforce Summit” Oct. 4.
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.