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August 2020 Archive

TTUHSC Amarillo Employees Honored as Texans Caring for Texans

Each year state agencies from the upper 26 counties in the Texas Panhandle are invited to select an employee or team of employees to receive a Texans Caring for Texans award.

TTUHSC Wins Awards for COVID-19 Social Media Campaigns

The TTUHSC Office of Communications & Marketing recently received one gold award and one honorable mention for social media campaigns entered in the 2020 dotCOMM Awards.

Exploring a Career in Mental Health Counseling

Mental health counselors promote patient wellness and have many opportunities to specialize in the area of their choosing.

TTUHSC Announces Ashley Hamm New Vice President of External Relations

On Friday, August 14, the Office of the President at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) announced the appointment of Ashley Hamm as Vice President of External Relations.

West Texas Mental Health Collaborative Unveils Meadows Report Findings and Status of Lubbock’s Mental Health

The West Texas Mental Health Collaborative (WTMHC) will work with community partners currently providing mental health care services and with individuals who are working to support families that are experiencing mental health challenges.

Flu Shot Paramount Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Each year, as the summer heat starts to cool down and students return to their textbooks, health care workers urge individuals to prepare themselves for the upcoming season by getting the flu shot. Medical professionals are encouraging this preventative act even more in 2020, emphasizing its importance in the presence of a pandemic.

Study Shows a Healthy Heart Can Reduce Ocular Disease

At the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), a research team led by Duke Appiah, Ph.D., an assistant professor and director of the university’s master of public health program, recently completed a study to better understand how LS7 may influence ocular health.

Audiologists: Leading the Fight Against Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Learn how audiologists at TTUHSC work to prevent noise-induced hearing loss through public education.

Trevino Joins TTUHSC to Direct Mental Health Initiative

The Texas Tech Mental Health Initiative, a collaborative effort between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and TTU, seeks to bring awareness to mental health issues by connecting local partners, Lubbock-area professionals and community members with the university’s mental health support systems. Nancy Trevino, Ph.D., a TTU alumna who has lived and worked in Lubbock for the last 20 years, has been named director of the initiative.

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