Women’s Health Access Matters (WHAM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring and responding to the underrepresentation of women in health research, in particular the inequities that exist when it comes to funding dedicated to improving the lives of women.
Susan Bergeson, Ph.D., a University Distinguished Professor for the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at TTUHSC School of Medicine, said that while the addiction spotlight has turned toward the opioid epidemic, more people continue to die annually from alcohol use disorder.
Craig Cox, Pharm. D., was named president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
The Garrison Institute on Aging, a research institute of TTUHSC, recently continued efforts to expand its horizons and contributions to the community by joining a national network of individuals, communities and organizations known as Dementia Friendly America.
At Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), several of our experts have spoken about pregnancy during the pandemic, addressing common questions surrounding the vaccines. Here’s what we know as 2021 comes to a close.
Since the first class in 1981, more than 17,100 nurses have been graduated from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing. But now two alumni can say they became engaged to be married at commencement.
Samuel Prien, Ph.D., professor at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Laboratory, has been named to the 2021 class of Fellows for the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
The Texas Tech Office of Research Commercialization (ORC) filed an initial U.S. patent application in 2016, and a patent was awarded to Prien and Penrose on Nov. 8, 2021.
Tammy Camp, M.D., a pediatrician at Texas Tech Physicians, discusses safe choices when choosing children's toys.
Kinzey Wilson, a Facility Health Administrator for TTUHSC Managed Care in Amarillo, shares her experiences as a TTUHSC team member.
Kelly Klein, M.D., a family medicine doctor for Texas Tech Physicians and program director for the hospice and palliative medicine fellowship program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, said holiday gatherings also are a good time to discuss family medical histories.
Christine Garner, Ph.D., RD, a registered dietician and a Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) assistant professor in the department of pediatrics, says holiday eating doesn’t have to be stressful.
Camp New Day is a non-profit summer camp for children with diabetes that was originally started over 35 years ago. Thomas Parker, an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the Pediatrics Division at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, took over as co-director of the camp when it was going to be ended in 2009.
John Griswold, M.D., executive director of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Clinical Research Institute and a surgeon for Texas Tech Physicians, said there are steps people can take to make the holidays as safe as they are fun.
Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Approves Donation of Land from Amarillo Area Foundation
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the donation of five acres of land from Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Amarillo. The value of the land is $1.25 million and is located west of the current TTUHSC campus at 1400 South Coulter.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has named Jody C. Randall as its new vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Be The Match Registry® is the world’s largest and most diverse donor registry. The organization provides the most ethnically diverse listing of potential donors and umbilical cord blood units in the world, with more than 22 million potential donors and more than 300,000 umbilical cord blood units.
Debra Flores, PhD, Director of the TTUHSC Master of Healthcare Administration Program with the School of Health Professions, and Morgan House, PHD, Assistant Professor of the TTUHSC Healthcare Management Program, speak about the power of population-based healthcare, the obstacles that stand in the way, and what she hopes to see in the future of this vital movement.
Since it hosted the first national Great American Smokeout in 1977, the American Cancer Society has touted the third Thursday each November as a jumping-off point for smokers to commit to a healthier life without cigarettes or other tobacco products.
On Nov. 4, Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) spoke at the State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation. Rice-Spearman emphasized TTUHSC’s vision—to transform health care through innovation and collaboration.
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