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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.

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.

TTUHSC Joins Texas Universities to Negotiate Their Future

Earlier this month, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) joined forces with twenty-six other universities across Texas as the Texas Library Coalition for United Action (TLCUA) to think creatively about access to faculty publications and the sustainability of journal subscriptions.

Novel Treatment Offers Relief to Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

PAD is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the buildup of plaque that narrows and restricts blood flow to the body’s peripheral arteries. Texas Tech Physicians are the first in Texas to take on this new procedure.

Board of Regents Approves Appointment of Grover E. Murray Professor

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the appointment of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Executive Vice President and School of Medicine Dean Steven L. Berk, M.D., as a Grover E. Murray Professor.