GiRL Power: Bee Smart, Bee Kind, Bee Sweet
The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health in Amarillo held a busy bee GiRL Power event Oct. 13 featuring Makaila Ulmer, also known as “The Lemonade Girl.” When she was just 9 years old, Ulmer overcame her fear of bees and turned that fear into honey. Using her grandmother’s recipe, Makaila’s lemonade, which is specially made with the honey, is currently marketed through Whole Foods. Mikaila, who is now 11, indirectly shared some parenting tips for the adults. She also used her narrative of trial and error to describe to her peers how she found the right recipe for success.
GiRL Power is a multi-campus event aimed at pre-teen girls and their mothers, coaches or guardians in our Amarillo, Corpus Christi and San Angelo communities. The institute brings in relevant speakers to share ideas and stories on self-esteem, goal setting and anti-bullying programs. Separate breakout sessions for girls and parents focus on topics like bullying, nutrition, internet safety and communication.
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.
Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month
Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.
TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.