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March 2017 Archive

Married Amarillo Medical Students 'Match' Together

Forty-eight graduating medical students from TTUHSC-Amarillo participated in the 2017 national Match Day ceremony March 17. Two of them, Miles and Ruth Grant, happen to be husband and wife, and had the good fortune of matching with the same medical facility to complete their residency programs.

West Texas Pharmacy Association awards scholarships

The West Texas Pharmacy Association (WTPA) continued its strong support of the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy when it awarded scholarships to 25 students Feb. 23-25 at its annual meeting in Fredericksburg.

Researcher Recognized for Excellence in Advancing Women’s Medicine

The American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) recognized Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Professor and Laura W. Bush Institute Chief Scientific Officer Marjorie Jenkins, M.D., with the Elizabeth Blackwell Award.

Abilene, Amarillo students interview for internships

Representatives from CVS, HEB, Kroger, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies visited the Amarillo and Abilene campuses Feb. 1 to interview students for summer intern positions.

Pharmacy faculty awarded promotions, tenure

At its Feb. 24 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Reagents approved the promotion of six School of Pharmacy faculty members.

TTUHSC students join local heath care effort

TTUHSC pharmacy and nursing students and faculty teamed up with volunteers from St. John Baptist Church, Amarillo College, West Texas A&M University and the City of Amarillo to conduct a free health fair focused on the top health issues faced by the African-American community.

'Give an Art' Auction Benefits Pediatric Nephrology

A March 2 art auction at the TTUHSC regional campus in Amarillo benefited its Pediatric Nephrology program. Eighteen instructors and students from the Amarillo Art Institute donated 28 pieces of artwork for the auction.

Grad students invited to share work

Four Ph.D. candidates for the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences have recently attended conferences, been invited to make presentations or received scholarships.

Med student earns first place for research poster

The Texas American College of Surgeons (ACS) selected a research poster presented by fourth-year medical student Derek Yang as the top entry in the Surgical Oncology session at the North & South Texas ACS Joint Meeting Feb. 23-25 in Austin.

Amarillo pharmacy team advances to national competition

By placing among the top 40 teams in that nation, the TTUHSC team advanced to the second round of ACCP’s Online Journal Club competition.