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January 2018 Archive

Chancellor’s Council Recognizes Texas Tech University System’s Top Faculty

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan recently recognized 14 faculty members from the system’s four component institutions as recipients of the 2018 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards. These awards recognize excellence in academics and research, and are the most prestigious honors granted to faculty members throughout the TTU System.

TTUHSC Opens New Student Center on Amarillo Campus

TTUHSC-Amarillo transformed a portion of its School of Medicine-School of Health Professions building into an interprofessional student center for the more than 500 future health care professionals who train and attend classes at the campus.

Get Insight into Becoming a Health Care Professional

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will host the annual Future Health Care Professionals’ Experience (FHPE) from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. February 17 at the Academic Classroom Building, 3601 Fourth St.

Atrial fibrillation – What you need to know

Electricians of the heart (cardiac electrophysiologist) treat different forms of heart rhythm problems but by far, atrial fibrillation (afib) is the most common with millions of people in the United States affected. Unfortunately, the affected number of people is on the rise.

Chancellor’s Council honors Amarillo Pharmacy Professor

Eric MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., professor and chair for the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacy Practice in Amarillo, was among four TTUHSC faculty members to receive a Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Faculty Award Jan. 25.

Abilene nursing students prepare for job interviews

School of Nursing students who are completing their final semester at the TTUHSC campus in Abilene sharpened their job interview skills in a mock interview exercise Jan. 24.

Pharmacy students prepare for residency interviews

The School of Pharmacy’s Office of Professional Affairs sponsored and conducted mock interviews for all fourth-year (P4) students who are planning to apply for post-graduate residency positions.

Abilene Researcher Lands NIH Grant to Develop Kidney Cancer Vaccine

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded a three-year grant to Laurence Wood, Ph.D., an assistant professor for the Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology at TTUHSC in Abilene.

Date Set for 2018 Day of the Woman

In its continuing effort to encourage and empower women to take control of their unique health care needs, the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health is set to host its Day of the Woman symposium in Amarillo from 5:30-8 p.m., Feb. 8, at the Polk Street United Methodist Church.