Walgreens donates diversity funds to School of Pharmacy
Thomas Thekkumkara, Ph.D., Amarillo regional dean for the School of Pharmacy, accepted an $8,000 check from Walgreens representatives Rick Fernandez, R.Ph., MBA, and Gayan Siriwardana Jan. 26 as part of the Walgreens Diversity Initiative.
The money will fund a pair of $2,500 scholarships, including the Walgreens Diversity & Inclusion Excellence Scholarship Award and the Walgreens Diversity Scholarship. The remaining $3,000 will be used to implement or enhance programs targeted at increasing the enrollment of diverse groups at the School of Pharmacy.
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.
Ericka Hendrix, PhD, MB(ASCP)cm, spoke about the training and education involved for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.
Celebrating Collaboration — TTUHSC and City of Abilene Unveil New Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health
TTUHSC and members of the Abilene community today (June 29) celebrated the official unveiling the new Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.