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GPPS Students Earn Awards, Travel Scholarships

Six students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences recently earned poster awards and travel scholarships.

Amarillo Campus Updates Parking Permits Process

The Campus Parking Registration Permit process has been transferred to Nancy Boles, Campus Business Operations Unit Coordinator.

A School of Excellence

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing was named a National League for Nursing (NLN) Centers of Excellence. The NLN Centers of Excellence were formally recognized during the Honors Convocation in Chicago at the 2018 NLN Education Summit Sept. 14.

GiRL Power to Feature Miss Texas 2018

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health will host GiRL Power (Girls in Real Life) from 5:30 – 9 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Amarillo Civic Center Regency Room.

Researcher Blocks Protein that Defeats Powerful Tumor Suppressor in Breast Cancer

Researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine have blocked the protein to defeat the effects of p53 loss more effectively than any existing cancer medicine.

Hance Donation to Upgrade, Name Pediatrics Waiting Room

In a Sept. 28 ceremony, Texas Tech University (TTU) System Interim Chancellor and TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Texas Tech University System Chancellor Emeritus Kent Hance announced a gift to the Amarillo Department of Pediatrics.

Lifetime Achievement and Excellence in Pediatric Care

The Texas Pediatric Society (TPS) recognized two Texas Tech Physicians for their excellence in pediatric care and outreach to the community.

What's In Your Medicine Cabinet?

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy's Texas Panhandle Poison Center along with the Lubbock County VOICES Coalition and the Texas Department of Public Safety will host a Medication Cleanout™ from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion, 3601 Fourth St.

Free Clinic Offered for Women's Health Day

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine students will host a Women's Health Day free clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Free Clinic located at Lubbock Impact, 2707 34th St.

Cancer Is The No. 1 Cause Of Death By Disease For Children In The U.S.

With top cancer researchers, the center conducts laboratory and clinical research with more than 350 investigators across the U.S. and in 21 countries to develop new anti-cancer drugs for both adults and children with difficult-to-treat cancers.

Amarillo PDC Chapter Meets New Pharmacy Students

Since early August, Beta Rho, the School of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi (PDC) student organization chapter in Amarillo, has organized several events to introduce the chapter to first-year students and start planning for the upcoming school year.

A Visionary Hero - Lori Rice Spearman

Lori Rice Spearman, Ph.D., started working for TTUHSC October 1987. She was appointed dean in January 2016 and leads the largest School of Health Professions in Texas and one of the largest in the nation in relation to the breadth of programs and the number of enrolled students and graduates.

Sider to "The Healing Touch"

A retired Army colonel standing 6 feet, 5 inches tall, School of Allied Health Sciences Dean Paul Brooke, Jr., Ph.D., can seem a little formidable. But one handshake and a sincere welcome later and it is no wonder Brooke's staff love him, and that his students are leaders in the academic arena of what he calls "the service end of medicine."

School of Nursing Hosts Abilene Mental Health Symposium

To discuss the impact national mental issues have upon Abilene and the surrounding Big Country communities, Mental Health America of Abilene (MHAA), Hendrick Health System and TTUHSC hosted MHAA’s Fourth Annual Mental Health Symposium Aug. 25 at the TTUHSC School of Nursing.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Announces More Than $20 Million in New Research Grants

TTUHSC School of Medicine will announce more than $20 million in research grants received by School of Medicine faculty.

Abilene Students Help Keep Highway Clean

Epsilon Tau, the Kappa Psi student organization chapter for the Abilene campus, participated in an Adopt-a-Highway cleanup on Aug. 25.

TTUHSC Honors Distinguished Alumni and Welcomes New Students

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted, "You," a celebration event to honor the 2017 Distinguished Alumni and welcome new students on Sept. 7 at the American Windmill Museum.

Values-Based Culture

We are excited to begin our campaign to introduce Our Values-Based Culture to all our constituents - faculty, staff, students, patients and community members.

Garrison Institute on Aging to Host Regional Healthy Aging And Dementia Research Symposium

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Garrison Institute on Aging will host the Regional Healthy Aging And Dementia Research Symposium Oct. 24 - 25 at the Texas Tech University International Cultural Center, Hall of Nations 601 Indiana Ave.