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.
Crystal Ike, a second-year medical student and SNMA president, said the organization is dedicated to ensuring excellent medical education and providing services through community outreach events.
“SNMA has always had an active presence in the community and not only in Lubbock but across the country as well, and this health fair is a great way for us to directly impact our local community by providing services free of charge,” Ike said. “Our goal is to educate and empower people, so they can take control of their own health and live better lives overall.”
Screening services will include:
Blood pressure checks
Vision and hearing tests
Lipid panel tests
Blood glucose checks
Education information will include:
· Nutrition and fitness
· Mental health
· Pediatric health
· Stress relief education
· Cancer prevention and screening
· Hand washing
· Heart health
· Hypertension management
· Diabetes management
For more information, email Crystal.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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