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January 2019 Archive

Eleven Things You Didn’t Know About TTUHSC

Since 1969, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has worked to provide quality education, research and patient care to West Texas. But there is a lot that people don’t know about TTUHSC. Here’s a list of eleven things you may not have known about our university.

Trailblazing Professors

The pioneering spirit was ubiquitous in 1969. In May of that year, the Texas Legislature and Gov. Preston Smith created Texas Tech University School of Medicine. Dr. John Pelley and Dr. Samuel Prien were among the original members of the team that were entrusted to teach the next generation of health care professionals.

School of Pharmacy Shines Spotlight on Research

The TTUHSC School of Pharmacy on Jan. 29 announced its researchers received more than $9.2 million in new research funding from January 2018 through January 2019.

American Heart Association and TTUHSC Unveil Hands-Only CPR Training Kiosk

The American Heart Association (AHA) proudly announced Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) as the official sponsor of a hands-only CPR training kiosk in Lubbock, Texas. A ribbon-cutting for the kiosk was held on January 22, 2019 at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Physicians

The Doctors for a Day Mini Camp was hosted by TTUHSC medical students as a part of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA) efforts to encourage underrepresented students to become physicians. The mission of the camp was to inspire and inform the elementary students to experience a day in the life of a medical student.