COVID-19 brought its fair share of challenges to TTUHSC by making clinical hours and in-person lectures unavailable for students. However, it also has given TTUHSC a chance to explore the strengths and weaknesses of fully incorporating simulation into virtual learning.
Since 1969, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has worked to provide quality education, research and patient care to West Texas. But there is a lot that people don’t know about TTUHSC. Here’s a list of ten things you may not have known about our university.
We spoke with two experts in the field of healthcare management to learn more about where we are now with long-term care and what we have learned for the future.
The goal of World Blood Donor Day, June 14 yearly, is to “raise global awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products for transfusion and of the critical contribution voluntary, unpaid blood donors make to national health systems,” according to the World Health Organization.
Reagan Collins, Gabriel Kupovics, and Laszlo Nagy, M.D., share information about deformational plagiocephaly, aka positional plagiocephaly or “flat head syndrome,” and what parents need to know.
Study of CVD Risk Factors on Cognitive Dysfunction in Elderly Rural West Texans Presented in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports
A team of researchers led by P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., professor of internal medicine, neurology and neuroscience at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine and Hafiz Khan, Ph.D., professor for the Julia Jones Matthews Department of Public Health at the TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, completed a study to better understand the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in a rural population.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Chief Health Officer and Department of Family and Community Medicine Chair Ron Cook, D.O., and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provide some safety reminders regarding children and cars in warm weather.
TTUHSC residency alumni Joseph Zorek’s new book uses illustrated case studies and other innovative approaches as inspiration for the next generation of pharmacists.
Jasmine Ximenez is no stranger to providing detailed, often difficult patient care. Now, as one of ten individuals across the country recruited to the new LEAPP Cystic Fibrosis Fellowship program, Ximenez gets to expand the reach of cystic fibrosis (CF) providers in west Texas, providing one-of-a-kind clinical care for children and adults with CF.
Mental health care professionals at TTUHSC discuss identifiers, tips and resources when helping the helpers.
Graduates from the School of Nursing, the School of Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences crossed the stage May 7-8 at United Supermarkets Arena.
Sarah Mallard Wakefield, M.D., chair of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry, discusses anxiety and depression for mental health awareness month.
We spoke with four TTUHSC faculty members about the pros and cons of telehealth in their respective fields and what it means for the future of healthcare.
Brother and Sister Receive Individual Degrees- An M.D. and Pharm.D. At Two Different TTUHSC Commencements
Stacy and Steven Philip both graduated this year with different degrees from two different schools within Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Ashish Sarangi, M.D., recently conducted research into the mental health consequences of COVID-19 geriatric care in a nursing home setting. His research, “A Descriptive Study Evaluating the Impact of COVID-19 on Delivery of Care and Mental Health of Geriatric Nursing Home Staff,” was published in the April issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.
The month of May is National Stroke Awareness Month, followed by Aphasia Awareness Month in June. Because stroke can lead to aphasia, it makes sense to acknowledge these conditions simultaneously.
“Telehealth Competencies Across the Learning Continuum," part of the AAMC series, New and Emerging Area in Medicine, is intended for people who develop curricula within the field of medicine and for those learning to practice or continuing their professional development.
Joe Ferrer, the Managing Director for the School of Nursing Education Technology Department, shares insights about what it's like to work at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
The TTUHSC School of Nursing is celebrating 40 years of educating nurses. The school counts almost 2,000 students across the state and nearly 17,000 graduates as of May 2021.
Julie St. John, the associate dean for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), is the lead editor for a new textbook detailing the work of community health workers (CHWs).
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