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March 2020 Archive

Taking the Office Home Doesn’t Reduce the Importance of Exercise

With Zoom meetings, FaceTime and other technology, we may be able to maintain face-to-face contact, but we miss out on the simple take-it-for-granted physical exercise that comes from walking across campus or down long halls to speak to colleagues.

Rural Community Pharmacy: A Critical Need in Texas

To ensure Texas communities have access to critical medical services, pharmacy schools are preparing students to address rural health care challenges.

Young Scientists Meet in Lubbock for 2020 Student Research Week

Students from the TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry hosted the university’s 32nd Student Research Week March 10-13 in Lubbock.

Social Distancing: What You Need to Know

Seemingly overnight, a kernel of wisdom to prevent the spread of the dreaded coronavirus became one of the most widely used phrases in American dialogue: “social distancing.”

Top Skills Needed to Be an Athletic Trainer

Find out the top skills needed to be an athletic trainer, and how the master’s in athletic training program at TTUHSC-SHP can make it happen for you!

Despite Overwhelming Obstacles, Nurses Continue to Fight the Battle Against COVID-19

Amid constant updates and government-issued safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19, America is officially in uncharted territory. While the public is having to adapt to new precautions and changes at an alarming rate, the health care workforce has experienced unprecedented pressure: physicians, nurses and other health care professionals are straining to keep up with these waves of new protocols, new information and exhausting hours.

Give Us A Hand: Proper Handwashing Techniques

Follow these steps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization to make sure you wash your hands properly.

What Is Family Medicine? Are You A Good Fit?

Family medicine doctors are often the first point of contact for patients seeking medical treatment. TTUHSC offers an accelerated family medicine degree.

And the Envelope Please – Medical Students Match with a Virtual Envelope

Public gatherings and events have been canceled due to social distancing in order to avoid spreading illness and Match Day was no different. This year, the anticipation came in the form of an email with students opening their notification with friends and families.

Published Consensus Statement Offers UTI Treatment Recommendations

As a member of AMDA’s Infection Advisory Committee, Kalin Clifford, Pharm.D., an assistant professor for the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, helped develop a consensus statement in an effort to devise consistent guidelines for treating urinary tract infections.