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February 2019 Archive

Educating the Next Generation of Physicians

Williams, originally from Dublin, Ireland, moved to Lubbock, Texas, as an assistant professor in 1995 after completing postdoctoral training in the area of gene regulation and cancer at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Maryland. He was promoted to associate professor in 2001 and served as Director of Research at the Southwest Cancer Research and Treatment Center until 2005.

Prien Named to National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Professor Samuel Prien, Ph.D., to the inaugural class of 66 NAI Senior Members.

Answering an Ad for a New Team

Dr. Tom Tenner walked into the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for the first time April 1, 1978 on what he calls an auspicious day. Thinking back, he stopped to calculate the number of times he has walked into the doors of this university. Subtracting holidays, weekends, sick days and vacations over the past 41 years, he figured — about 9,000 times.