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Making an Impact in Vietnam

Sue Ann Lee, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, an associate professor in the department of speech pathology at TTUHSC School of Health Professions, has received a six month Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to Hue, Vietnam.

Making a Difference: The Free Clinic Extraordinary Volunteers

Larrité D. Reed, is a third-year medical student from Arlington, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Oklahoma

TTUHSC School of Medicine Names New Department of Internal Medicine Chair

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine announced the appointment of Santhosh K.G. Koshy, M.D., MBA, as the new chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.

Abilene Campus, HSU Sign Public Health Partnership

Representatives from the TTUHSC campus in Abilene and the city’s Hardin-Simmons University signed an articulation agreement Aug. 24 that will allow qualified HSU students to enter TTUHSC’s public health degree program after completing three years of prerequisites at HSU.

Dr. Tedd Mitchell Named as Interim Chancellor for Texas Tech University System

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (Monday) named Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D. the interim chancellor of the TTU System. Mitchell, who is the president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, received a unanimous vote by the TTU System Board of Regents during a special-called meeting of the board by telephone conference this morning.

Dallas Campus Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class

With the start of the 2018-2019 academic year beginning Aug. 13, the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy now provides all four years of its Pharm.D. program at its Dallas-Fort Worth campus. To mark the occasion, the school held a reception Aug. 20 to introduce the 48-member Dallas campus Class of 2022.

Lubbock Hosts Annual Pharmacy Student Leadership Retreat

More than 100 students and 21 faculty members representing all four School of Pharmacy campuses met Aug. 17-18 in Lubbock for the school’s annual Student Leadership Retreat.

APCC Schedules Dates for Employee Flu Shots

The Amarillo Pharmaceutical Care Center (APCC), the Amarillo campus pharmacy located on the first floor of the School of Medicine building, has set up three dates for employees to receive their flu shots: August 28 and 30 (1:30-5 p.m.) and August 29 (8:30a.m. – noon).

Amarillo Grad Students, Resident Earn Awards, Travel Scholarships

Six graduate students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a School of Medicine resident topped off their summers with poster awards and travel scholarships.

Poison Center schedules next Medication Cleanout events

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center recently announced its fall collection cycle for Medication Cleanout. The fall collections will begin Sept. 29 at the TTUHSC campus in Amarillo. Additional collections are scheduled for Oct. 13 in Lubbock and Oct. 27 in Abilene.

Pharmacy Student Chapters Lauded for Fundraising Efforts

Both chapters of the School of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi (PDC) student organization were recognized Aug. 1-4 at PDC’s annual Leadership Development Seminar in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Pharmacy Welcomes Class of 2022 with Boot Camp, White Coat Ceremony

This year the School of Pharmacy officially welcomed 156 students into its Class of 2022 with white coat ceremonies at the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW), Abilene and Amarillo campuses.

TTUHSC Amarillo Employees Honored as Texans Caring for Texans

The 2018 Texans Caring for Texans recipients were recognized Aug. 9 in a ceremony on the WTAMU campus in Canyon. TTUHSC-Amarillo honorees included faculty and staff from four schools or departments.

Pharmacy Tabs 2017-2018 Preceptors of the Year

Each year, Office of Experiential Programs asks the school’s third- and fourth-year students to honor one faculty member and one adjunct faculty member from each campus community with a Preceptor of the Year Award.

A Class of Champions

180 medical students of the class of 2022 who received their first white coat at the TTUHSC School of Medicine's White Coat Ceremony August 3.

Texas Tech Physicians Christmas in July for Kids

Santa Claus came early for three local community non-profit organizations. Texas Tech Physicians hosted Christmas in July for Kids and will present the proceeds at 11:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 2) at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion, 3601 4th St.

Shhhhhh! Tranquility Only

When Jaroudi was a first-year student, she approached then Student Government President Mike Russell about a space to help alleviate stress for students. More than 100 students responded to a questionnaire wanting a tranquility room.

Awards and Appointments

TTUHSC faculty and staff awards and appointments for 2018.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Named Second Most Affordable Medical School in the Country

The U.S. News and World Report ranked the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine as the second most affordable medical school in the country for out-of-state students.

Day of the Woman Program Impacts Abilene

Terry Bentley Hill, a criminal defense attorney in Dallas, delivered the keynote address, titled “Stop Minding Your Own Business.” Her presentation focused upon mental health and suicide, subjects that have recently produced national headlines.