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August 2020 Archive

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.

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.

Board of Regents Approves Dual Master's Degree in Nursing, Business Administration

The Texas Tech University System is making it easier for nurses interested in health care administration to get the business knowledge they need to be competitive.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recognized the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) coordinators for the 2019 Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering (GSS).

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.