Making a Difference: The Free Clinic Extraordinary Volunteers
"Honestly, I initially decided to volunteer at The Free Clinic because a friend said
that I might like it. I quickly fell in love with The Free Clinic and kept going back.
I love serving those in need, finding creative solutions with limited resources and
teaching underclassman. I enjoyed the teaching aspect of clinic so much, I am considering
going into academic medicine at some point in my career."
Anudeep Dasaraju, is a fourth-year medical student, from Allen, Texas. He completed his Bachelor of Science in psychology at the University of Texas at Austin.
As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.
A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.
Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.
Ninh (Irene) La-Beck, Pharm.D., with the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, received a five-year, $2.49 million grant to investigate how nanoparticles interact with the immune system and cancer.
To help investigate the influence basal sex hormone alterations may have on chronic post-op pain, the NIH recently awarded a grant to Jenny Wilkerson, Ph.D., from the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy.