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Top Five Reasons for Pursuing a Pharmacy Career

In the era of value-based care, pharmacists are playing an increasingly important role in improving patient outcomes.

We are Here. We are Texas Tech Health

“Texas Tech Health” is at the core of health care support and access in West Texas. For fifty years, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been at the front line of health care education, patient care and research.

Online Nursing Programs at TTUHSC

For students in search of flexible options, online nursing programs, such as those offered through TTUHSC, are a powerful solution.

Launching a Career in Health Care Administration

Learn about launching your career as a health care administrator at TTUHSC SHP and the benefits that can be realized in this high-growth profession.

From Substance Abuse to Addiction Counseling: A Changing Profession

An online master’s degree in addiction counseling from Texas Tech University Health Center fulfills the education requirements needed to become licensed as a professional substance abuse counselor in the state.

TTUHSC Receives SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been approved for reaffirmation of accreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

2019 State of the University Address

In the TTUHSC State of the University Address, TTUHSC Interim President Lori Rice-Spearman focused on this unmatched growth and how it has enhanced the patient, educational and research environment at TTUHSC.

How to Become a Speech Pathologist

Learn how to become a speech pathologist and help people of all ages and backgrounds improve their lives. Speech-language pathology is one of today’s hottest health care fields.

$100,000 Awarded to High-Performing Texas Tech Startups

Recipients of the Presidents’ Innovation Award are determined by the presidents of Texas Tech University and the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Five Tips That Could Help Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

Beverly Axe-Lewis, D.O., an associate professor for the Department of Family Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, said most people launch into their health-minded resolutions with the best of intentions. However, by not preparing themselves ahead of time for what in most cases represents a significant lifestyle change, they set themselves up for failure.

TTUHSC Researcher Modifies Antibiotic to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder

Over the last decade, headlines across the U.S. have been dominated by the national opioid epidemic, and rightfully so. The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 47,600 people died from opioid overdoses in 2017 alone, and more than 17,000 of those deaths involved prescription opioids.

Medical and Health Services Managers: Top Five Skills You Need

Discover the top five skills needed to succeed as a medical and health services manager in a high-growth career field.

Holiday Eating Can Unwrap a Hidden Health Grinch

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), more than 1.25 million Americans have Type 1 diabetes and approximately 40,000 more are diagnosed each year. That represents just a fraction of the country’s 30 million people with diabetes, including the vast majority who live with Type 2 diabetes. What’s more alarming is that another 84 million Americans are considered to be pre-diabetic, and though they may be dealing with symptoms of the disease, almost 90% have no idea they are at risk.

Odessa Family Doctor Wins TAFP Leadership Award

Ikemefuna “Ike” Okwuwa, MD, of Odessa, Texas, was awarded the Texas Academy of Family Physicians Special Constituency Leadership Award during TAFP’s Annual Session and Primary Care Summit in The Woodlands.

Fighting Disease: Molecular Pathology

Molecular pathology is helping to fight disease by identifying the genetic factors that can influence the progression of an illness. Learn more.

What is a Substance Abuse Counselor?

Gain entry into the growing field of substance abuse counseling with an online master’s degree in addiction counseling from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

What is Speech-Language Pathology?

Explore speech-language pathology, a career that helps people at all life stages and offers opportunities that are increasing nationwide every year.

What Can I Do With a Master's Degree in Athletic Training?

Learn how to earn your master’s degree in athletic training at TTUHSC, the nation’s first MAT program offered in a health sciences center.

Careers in Clinical Laboratory Science

Learn how to qualify as a clinical laboratory scientist and work at the forefront of medical science, technology and patient care.

Care Beyond Recovery

Palliative Medicine is growing, especially here in West Texas. This is a team-centered approach to health care that not only helps patients maximize function amid critical illness, but helps assist them in improving the quality of their lives beyond the physical realm. Psychological, cultural, and spiritual support mechanisms are essential in effective palliative care.