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February 2020 Archive

Health Care: Management Skills You Need

Think all management positions are the same? Learn about what makes health care management unique, and how TTUHSC-SHP can help launch your career!

How to Become an Addiction/Substance Abuse Counselor in Texas

You can help people struggling with addiction and work in a fast-growing career. Enter the in-demand field of addiction and substance abuse counseling with a master’s from TTUHSC.

TTUHSC Experts on the Coronavirus, or COVID-19

COVID-19, commonly known as the Coronavirus, has now spread to 40 countries across the globe, and has been declared a “public health emergency of international concern.” As the virus spreads internationally, our experienced doctors at Texas Tech Physicians are staying informed about the latest details of the virus and how to keep communities of West Texas safe by sharing their insights.

TTUHSC to Host Health Care Career Workshop

The 2020 Future Health Care Professionals' Experience (FHPE), hosted by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

One Team: Helping Students Find Their Strength

Lauren Sullivan, Ed.D., has worked in the School of Nursing for over a decade in an array of positions. Her goal is to add value to the nursing student experience by performing her job with a student-centered philosophy and creating chances for students to engage, learn and develop.Sullivan collaborates with the School of Nursing Enrollment Management Coordinators to plan new student orientations for undergraduate and graduate students to ensure the success of their students.

Student Research Week to Highlight Biochemistry

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will host the 32th Annual Student Research Week March 10-13 at the TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building 3601 Fourth St.

For Heart Health, Consider Statins

Statins, also known as Hmg CoA Reductase Inhibitors, have been in widespread clinical use as cholesterol-lowering drugs in the U.S. since their introduction in the late 1980s. Within the past 10 or so years, it has become popular, in non-credible publications to criticize statins, citing safety concerns as well as questioning effectiveness. Let’s examine the facts.

Physician Assistant Programs: At the Forefront of Training Primary Care Providers

Physician assistant programs are fast-paced learning environments that prepare students to treat patients and assist in medical procedures.

Five Ways to Encourage Love at Home

To some degree, Valentine’s Day starts and ends in your child’s classroom: the Star Wars cards, candy hearts and pink-and-red crafts only last one day. But the inclusivity, affection and love shown in the classroom starts with what we can exemplify at home. It also helps other kids at school when that love manifests into your children’s treatment of their peers. If you’re looking for new ways to demonstrate caring behavior at home, here are five ideas for your family this Valentine’s day that not only exhibit love, but have lasting benefits for your child’s overall wellbeing.

TTUHSC Faculty Presented Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching & Research Awards

Dr. Tedd L. Mitchell, chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, and Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) interim president, presented the 2020 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards Thursday.