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July 2018 Archive

Day of the Woman Program Impacts Abilene

Terry Bentley Hill, a criminal defense attorney in Dallas, delivered the keynote address, titled “Stop Minding Your Own Business.” Her presentation focused upon mental health and suicide, subjects that have recently produced national headlines.

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.