TMA Recognizes TTUHSC Preceptor
Alan Keister, M.D., (left) with Tarek Naguib, M.D.
Alan Keister, M.D., a clinical associate professor for TTUHSC’s Department of Internal Medicine and co-founder of Amarillo’s Heal the City clinic, was presented the 2018 John P. McGovern Champion of Health Award by the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Foundation. Keister was recognized for his efforts in establishing and managing Heal the City. Keister received the award Jan. 27 during TMA’s Winter Conference in Austin.
As part of the award, Heal the City will receive a $5,000 grant and a specially commissioned bronze statue highlighting Heal the City’s efforts to serve the public.
In December, the Texas chapter of the American College of Physicians also recognized Keister’s work with Heal the City by awarding him the 2017 Volunteering and Community Service Award.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.
The National Cancer Institute awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant to C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the School of Medicine Cancer Center at TTUHSC.
Ericka Hendrix, PhD, MB(ASCP)cm, spoke about the training and education involved for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.
Celebrating Collaboration — TTUHSC and City of Abilene Unveil New Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health
TTUHSC and members of the Abilene community today (June 29) celebrated the official unveiling the new Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.