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.
TTUHSC Celebration of Life Service was held March 25th in remembrance of Tom McGovern, Ed.D.
TTUHSC has been named as a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. Among graduate schools, TTUHSC ranked fourth in the nation, achieving Gold award status.
On March 16, fourth-year TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May, learned where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.
Gail Cornwall, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the TTUHSC, has been named a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellowship Class of 2022.
To help address communication hurdles, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded a $438,756 subcontract to Tetyana L. Vasylyeva, M.D., Ph.D., from the TTUHSC School of Medicine.