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Abilene Student Uses ACCP Scholarship to Advance Career Interest

Earlier this year, rising fourth-year student Alex Le from the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy in Abilene was named one of three recipients of a $500 competitive scholarship to attend an ACCP meta-analysis research training course.

TTUHSC Public Health Program Receives Accreditation

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Masters of Public Health (MPH) program received accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health. Theresa Byrd, DrPH, associate dean and chair of the TTUHSC Julia Jones Matthews Department of Public Health, said the program now is accredited until 2023.

Combatting Increasing Rates of Anxiety and Depression

Levels of depression and anxiety are at an all-time high. Dave Schroeder, Ph.D., LPC, says our society is losing our connection with others and provides several tips to combat anxiety and depression in an age of an online world.

First-Time Mothers Graduate from Nurse-Family Partnership

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center hosted a graduation for 60 Nurse-Family Partnership first-time mothers.

Research team reverse way potassium channels work from bacteria to human

For the first time ever, researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) have identified a specific amino acid residue that is responsible for inverting the communication between the opening of the activation gate and the inactivation of a potassium channel's selectivity filter.

Three Student Research Assistants Receive Travel Scholarships

A trio of graduate students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences recently received scholarships to attend events related to their research.

Pharmacy Residency Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Graduate Pharmacy Education (Residency) Program at the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy, established during the 1997-1998 academic year, celebrated its 20th anniversary June 13 at the Embassy Suites Amarillo Hotel Downtown.

Hold This – It’s More Than 1,000 Degrees: Avoid Firework Injuries This Fourth of July

According to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH), more than 230 people visit the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries during the Fourth of July holiday. Most of these injures are to the hands and fingers.

Uniquely Serving CVS's Hispanic Customers

Amarillo pharmacy student Nathaniel Moore serves as a Spanish Immersion pharmacist intern at CVS.

Pharmacy Hosts Seventeenth Research Days

Faculty and student scientists from met June 13-14 in Amarillo for the School of Pharmacy’s Seventeenth Annual Research Days, an interdisciplinary forum that spotlights the school’s research activities during the past year.

TTUHSC to Join Amarillo Foundation in Pediatric Cancer Fight

The MTK Foundation, the TTUHSC Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy and the TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics in Amarillo announced a partnership to fund cutting edge research pertaining to pediatric cancer that will take place in Amarillo.

Pharmacy organization recognizes Abilene student leader

Hayley Brazeale was named one of 12 pharmacy students nationwide to receive a 2018 ASHP Student Leadership Award.

Jane Gilmore Named TTU System Student Regent

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Jane Gilmore as student regent for the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents for the 2018-19 academic year, his office announced yesterday (June 5).

Pharmacy Students, Faculty Participate in ACU’s Maker Fest

Two pharmacy faculty led a group of students who participated in the Maker Fest, an April 5 event organized by Abilene Christian University.

Coalition Brings First Research Symposium to Abilene

The area’s top researchers met at the TTUHSC-Abilene campus for the inaugural Abilene Interdisciplinary Symposium on Cancer & Biomedical Research.

Shark Tank with Embryos

A sister-brother team, Cara and Steve Wessels, gained attention by winning a national competition similar to Shark Tank with a new company that could change the livestock industry.

The 99 Club: Texas Tech Physicians Ranking High

This year 22 Texas Tech Physicians' providers were recognized as members of the "99 Club." To earn this status, providers must be ranked at the 99th percentile for a full year of seeing patients.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Honors Graduates at Commencement Ceremonies

More than 1,000 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) graduates received degrees in various health disciplines from the Schools of Nursing, Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.