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Team Member Spotlight | Devona Smith, Senior Director, Human Resources

Devona Smith, Senior Director of Human Resources at the TTUHSC campus in Amarillo, shares insights from her career of 20+ years (and counting) at TTUHSC.

Amarillo TTUHSC Medical Students Celebrate Residency Assignments in Match Day Ceremony

Fourth-year medical students from the TTUHSC School of Medicine in Amarillo learned the residency matches during Match Day on March 19.

COVID-19 Changed the Journey—Not the Success of Future Physicians

Even with the trials of the year, TTUHSC School of Medicine fourth-year students met the challenges and participated virtually in Match Day March 19.

Lead Poisoning Concerns for Expectant Mothers

Skye McLaurin-Jiang, M.D., provides safety tips and information for expectant mothers who are nesting, remodeling or have older homes.

Should Pregnant Women Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Teresa Baker, M.D., an Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician at Texas Tech Physicians in Amarillo and a professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), recently addressed this topic, stating that many health care professionals believe the virus itself to be much more dangerous than the vaccine.

Faculty Honored at State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation

During a virtual presentation of the 2021 TTUHSC State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation, faculty members and teams were recognized for excellence in teaching, research, teamwork and more.

Reward Outweighs Workload for Pharmacist in Charge of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy alumnus Jamie McCarrell, Pharm.D., recently made the move from teaching at his alma mater to hospital pharmacy management as the director of pharmacy for BSA Health System in Amarillo. This is a move that came with greater responsibility in the fight against COVID-19.

The Trouble With Fad Diets

At the start of the year, it can be customary to re-focus on health and wellness through resolutions. While 2021 might not have the same diet-centric marketing inundation as years past, there are still plenty of companies and influencers trying to pull people into their so-called healthy-lifestyle circles.

Pharmacy Researcher Receives CPRIT Grant for Cancer Research Equipment

Nearly $3 million in imaging equipment arrived at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in Amarillo thanks to a grant from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).