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February 2021 Archive

TTUHSC to Host Future Scientists During Student Research Week

Student researchers from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience will host the university’s 33rd Student Research Week March 9-12 in Lubbock.

Surgeon Brings FEVAR Procedure to Area Patients

Wei Li, M.D., MPH, a vascular surgeon and an associate professor of surgery at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine, is the first in the region to perform the Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair (FEVAR) procedure.

TTUHSC Requests Community Input About Pandemic and Vaccine

Researchers from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Julia Jones Matthews Department of Public Health have developed a survey to learn how many people intend to either get the vaccine or skip it and the reason behind their decision.

Research Indicates Expanded Telemedicine Use Will Continue Post-Pandemic

One of most significant adjustments brought on by the virus is how we receive health care, as in-person visits to a practitioner’s physical location were quickly replaced by telemedicine, which relies on modern technology to bring the doctor and patient together remotely.

Don’t Forget About the Other Vaccinations

Pediatritians Fatma Aboulnasr, M.D. and Cheyene Bownds, M.D. encourage parents to remember the importance of other vaccinations for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic.