August 2021 Archive
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Appoints New Senior Vice President of Research and Innovation
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., announced today (Aug. 31) the appointment of Lance R. McMahon, Ph.D., as the new senior vice president of the Office of Research and Innovation. McMahon also will have an appointment in the Jerry H. Hodge TTUHSC School of Pharmacy.
To the Unvaccinated, I Hear You But…
Steven L. Berk, MD, Dean of TTUHSC's School of Medicine, speaks to those hesitant to get a COVID vaccine.
Back to School Can Be Exciting and Stressful for Children
For children who may be apprehensive about the new school year, Sarah Mallard Wakefield, M.D., suggests several steps parents can take to ease their child’s concerns.
What Are Coronavirus Variants And Why They May Be Important
Regional Dean of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Amarillo Richard M. Jordan, M.D., explains the various known variants of COVID-19.
How to Keep Students Healthy This New School Year
Experts say the best thing to add to your back-to-school list is a vaccine. Currently, children 12 years or older can be vaccinated.
TTUHSC Welcomes Incoming Pharmacy Students at White Coat Ceremony in Amarillo
Incoming first-year and returning second-year students from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy campus were officially welcomed into the program at the school’s annual White Coat Ceremony Aug. 14 (Saturday) at the Harrington Auditorium on the TTUHSC campus, located at 1300 South Coulter.
TTUHSC Welcomes Incoming Pharmacy Students at White Coat Ceremony in Dallas
Incoming first-year and returning second-year students whose ceremony was postponed last year due to the pandemic officially were welcomed to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy campus in Dallas Aug. 7 at the school’s annual White Coat Ceremony.
TTUHSC Amarillo Employees Honored as Texans Caring for Texans
The TTUHSC School of Medicine honored its Texas Tech Physicians Pediatric Hematology-Oncology team at the 2021 Texans Caring for Texans awards program.
Scopes and Scrubs Event Welcomes New Class of 2025
As is tradition for incoming medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), the School of Medicine class of 2025 gathered together on Saturday, July 31, to be presented with their first scrubs and their first stethoscopes from Alumni Relations.
Summer’s Heat Can Impact Prescription and Patients
Patients should consider two things when it comes to safely storing and using medications during the summer, the first of which is the effect of excessive heat on the medicine itself. The second, and perhaps the most important factor to consider is how heat can influence the effects of some medications on one’s body.
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