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March 2021 Archive

2021 Match Day in the age of COVID-19

TTUHSC Medical Students Learned Their Match for 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic forced changes to medical schools across the country with the 2021 residency recruitment, interview and Match Day processes. Fourth-year students went virtual for their residency interviews, adjusted clinical rotations and lived through the academic adjustments due to the pandemic.

Health Self-Checks Should Include Oral Cancer Checks

Joehassin Cordero, M.D., an ENT surgeon at Texas Tech Physicians and chair of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ENT Department, addresses the importance of oral cancer checks.

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.

NIH Selects TTUHSC Postdoctoral Research Associate for Pathway to Independence Award

Subodh Kumar, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate for the Reddy Lab in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Internal Medicine, was selected in September 2020 to receive a five-year K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute on Aging.

2021 Student Research Week A Virtual Success

Just as it did with so many traditional Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) events and ceremonies during the last year, COVID-19 impacted the university’s 33rd Student Research Week (March 9-12), making the 2021 event very different from previous years.

West Texas Professionals Support the Future of Rural Health Care

WISH, or West Texas Innovations Serving Healthcare professionals, is a web-based platform that enables professionals within the TTU College of Engineering and experts at the TTUHSC School of Medicine to connect with the health care professionals in rural hospitals for developing technologies or allowing access to technical expertise.

Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Match Day

Fourth-year Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May found out on March 19 where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.

TTUHSC Announces $30 Million Physician Assistant Program Expansion

TTUHSC announced a $30 million School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion at a groundbreaking event March 23. The 32,500 square-foot facility will include an anatomy lab, clinical classrooms and training facilities.

Team Member Spotlight | Deshun Avery, Senior Advocate, People and Values

Deshun Avery shares his experiences as a team member at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

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.