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December 2020 Archive

TTUHSC School of Nursing Ranked Among Best in State, Nation

The rankings list the School of Nursing as No. 2 in Texas and in the Southwest region, ninth among public nursing schools and No. 19 in nursing schools in the U.S. for 2020.

TTUHSC Surgeon is a National Lead for Worldwide CovidSurg Collaborative

The CovidSurg Collaborative's mission is to disseminate good, evidence-based data across the world so that hospitals and physicians can form safe surgical environments during the pandemic, establish plans for conducting safe surgeries after the pandemic and provide informed decision-making tools to be shared between the surgeon or anesthesiologist and the patient.

Science Can Save Us – Again

Science produced by human ingenuity is coming soon to save the day, again.

A Positive COVID-19 Test Result: What You Need to Know

Director of Nursing for Texas Tech Physicians Erin Nash Rowin, MSN, R.N., has developed a keen understanding of what considerations should be made upon receiving a positive COVID-19 test result.

Permian Basin Fellowship Program Works to Break Down Mental Health Stigma in West Texas

Unique to The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Family Medicine Department in Odessa, Texas, the Family Medicine Mental Health (FMMH) Fellowship Program is designed to offer training in psychological practices. Within the program, fellows provide integrative care as they train alongside primary care residents.

Team Members Honored at 2020 Awards Ceremony

On November 13, employees throughout the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) were honored for their exceptional efforts and years of service at the 2020 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony.

Safe Toys And Gifts Month Encourages Age-Appropriate Gifts For Children

December has been established as National Safe Toys and Gifts month—a time to a create a wonderful gift-giving experience for all involved by choosing developmentally-appropriate toys for little ones.

TTUHSC’s Varma Appointed to HRSA Advisory Council

On November 17, Rep. Jodey Arrington (TX-19) announced that Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Dr. Surendra Varma has been invited by Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to serve as a member of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME).

TTUHSC’s Sutton Receives Grant from Lupus Research Alliance To Continue Work on Potential Treatment for Rare Form of Disease

The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) recently named R. Bryan Sutton, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), as a recipient of a 2020 Lupus Mechanisms and Targets Award (LMTA).

Rocking Around the Christmas Tree, In a New Old-Fashioned Way

This holiday, follow the guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.