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TTUHSC Permian Basin PA Students Receive National Fellowships

MIDLAND, TX - Izzy Figueroa and Winnie Chau, second-year Master of Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program students from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Permian Basin campus in Midland, were recently selected as 2018-2019 Future Educator Fellows (FEF) for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).

New Research to Examine Effects of Vitamin E on Skeletal Muscle Health

Of the 13 essential vitamins, vitamin E is known to benefit vision, reproduction and a person's blood, brain and skin. Researchers at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) now are studying vitamin E to examine the effects of the vitamin in postmenopausal women with low muscle strength.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Awards and Appointments

TTUHSC faculty and staff awards and appointments for 2018.

Could You Have Skin Cancer?

Texas Tech Physicians - Dermatology will host a free skin cancer screening.

Student National Medical Association to Host Free Health Fair

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine will host a free health fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at United Market Street, 4425 19th St.

First Vaccine License Agreement for TTUHSC Researcher

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) announced a license agreement with PAI Life Sciences, Inc. to develop a vaccine for the human parasitic disease, schistosomiasis. This is the first TTUHSC license agreement for a vaccine.

F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health Grades States’ Rural Health

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health ranked states with rural counties (47) on the quality of their rural health. The report ranks states on a 4.0 scale by measuring mortality, morbidity and access to health care of rural counties. Overall, 10 states received a grade of A, while nine received a failing grade.

Student Research Week to Celebrate 30 Years

Call for Research Abstracts. Every year, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences students organize Student Research Week to showcase the work of the next generation of biomedical researchers and invite distinguished national and international speakers to present discoveries on a specific theme.