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May 2019 Archive

Specializing in Cancer Immunotherapy

As a child growing up in Poland, Maciej Markiewski, M.D., Ph.D., saw himself one day becoming a doctor — he used to inject all of his stuffed animals with water using syringes and needles provided by a family friend who worked as nurse.

Celebrating Growth

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new University Center on May 24, 2019.

Up, Up and Away!

During Gov. Smith’s reign in politics, he was dedicated to improving higher education, signing into law new universities and establishing dental, medical and law schools. But it was the establishment of one new West Texas medical school that he battled for the most.

Taking the Nursing Field to the Capitol

Dean’s Faculty Appreciation Dinner

Over 170 School of Medicine faculty were honored for their role in medical education, research, patient care, and administration on May 2nd.

When Health Care Includes End of Life Planning

Advance Care Planning (ACP) can help make sure you or your loved one gets the care they want. It is important to remember that ACP is for anyone at any age as a health crisis could leave a person too ill to make their own health care decisions.

Research Explores New Ways to Teach Using Simulation, Observation

Combine a career in nursing and a passion for technology and education and you’ll understand what brought Kyle Johnson, Ph.D., R.N., to the TTUHSC School of Nursing. Johnson, assistant professor/clinical and simulation director, Traditional Undergraduate Program, drew from his experience and interests to conduct research on the use of simulation and debriefing in prelicensure nursing education.