Amarillo and Abilene faculty honored

In conjunction with his annual State of the University Address Nov. 7 in Lubbock, TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., recognized 25 university faculty members for their exceptional efforts in the clinic and the classroom. 

Individual honorees from the Amarillo campus included Harold Werner, M.D., who received a University Distinguished Professor Award, and Krystal Haase, Pharm.D., a recipient of the President’s Excellence in Teaching Award. In addition, Deborah Casida, MSN, R.N., was a member of the School of Nursing team that received the President’s Teaching Team Award. Krystal Hasse

Honorees from the Abilene campus included Irene LaBeck, Pharm.D., who received the President’s Early Career Investigator Award. In addition, the President’s Excellence in Interprofessional Teamwork went to Ruth Bargainer, MSN, R.N., April Beckling, BSN, R.N., Terran Keidl, R.N., and Kathryn Whitcomb, DNP, R.N., from the School of Nursing and Bethany Ibach, Pharm.D., Young Lee, Pharm.D., Chephra McKee, Pharm.D., from the School of Pharmacy.)


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  • TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. with Harold Werner, M.D.
  • TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. with Krystal Haase, Pharm.D.
  • TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. with Nursing team and Deborah Casida, MSN, R.N. (far right).

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