Amarillo faculty, staff recognized at annual ceremony
The annual Distinguished Staff and Years of Service Awards presentation to recognize faculty and staff in Amarillo was held July 28.
TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., was in Amarillo July 28 for the annual Distinguished Staff and Years of Service Awards presentation to recognize faculty and staff from all TTUHSC schools. The 2017 honorees included:
2017 DISTINGUISHED STAFF AWARDS
Rebecca Young – Chancellor’s Award of Excellence
Debbie Miller – Quality Staff Award
Becky Smith – Quality Staff Award
Dr. Ryan Brewster – Quality Supervisor Award
2017 YEARS OF SERVICE AWARDS
Tom Hale, Ph.D.
Karen Cutts, M.D.
Bharat Khandheria, M.D.
Sherry Luedtke, Pharm.D.
Roland Patry, Dr. P.H.
James Stoll, Ph.D.
Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D.
Heather Holmes-Featherston, M.D.
Jeannie Jaramillo-Stametz, Pharm.D.
Marjorie Jenkins, M.D.
J Kirby Sutterfield
Carlos Alvarez, Pharm.D.
Todd Bell, M.D.
Lisa Chastain, Pharm.D.
Shelly LaDon Coleman
Zonghan Dai, Ph.D.
C. Jean Haynes
Jamie McCarrell, Pharm.D.
Claudia Meek, Ph.D.
Michael Melkus, Ph.D.
Muhammad Subhani, M.D.
Olu Adesanya, M.D.
Luca Cucullo, Ph.D.
Stephen Griffin, M.D.
Rose Anna Navarrete
Muhammad, Nazim, M.D.
JiangJiang Qin, Ph.D.
Evelyn Sbar, M.D.
Judith Thomas, DNP
Whit Walker, M.D.
Yong Zhang, M.D.
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.
Gail Cornwall, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the TTUHSC, has been named a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Class of 2022.
To help address communication hurdles, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a $438,756 subcontract to Tetyana L. Vasylyeva, M.D., Ph.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery Chair Sharmila Dissanaike, M.D., was elected as the American Burn Association president for 2025.