A Celebration of Generosity

TTUHSC Recognizes Donors at Appreciation Event

Celebration of Generosity

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) celebrated donors and gifts that support its mission of research, education & scholarships and patient care & community impact.
Program speakers included TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., Kendra Burris, TTUHSC vice president for External Relations, Elizabeth Cook, TTUHSC medical student, and Larry Warmoth, M.D., TTUHSC alumnus and donor.
The Campaign for Your Life, Our Purpose, has raised more than $87.8 million in the past five and a half years.In 2018 - 2019, TTUHSC awarded more than $12 million in scholarships and grants to students. Conversely, TTUHSC students took $76 million in loans
This year TTUHSC is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Gov. Preston Smith on May 27, 1969 signed House Bill 498 creating the Texas Tech University School of Medicine as a multi-campus institution. At that time professionals and hospitals were scarce: 19 of the counties surrounding Lubbock had no physicians; the area had only one-third of the national physicians-to-patients ratio and 23 of the surrounding counties had no hospital
Today, TTUHSC has graduated more than 28,000 health care professionals. Of those, 24 percent remain in the 108-county service area

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