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Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Addiction counseling focuses on helping patients overcome substance use disorders and other unhealthy dependencies.

Using Sound-Level Meter Apps to Prevent Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss affects almost 24 percent of adults and 12 to 15 percent of school-aged children in the United States. Leigh Ann Reel, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, spoke about using apps to prevent such loss.

Reddy Family Foundation Gives to TTUHSC

P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., and his wife, Arubala P Reddy, Ph.D., have provided TTUHSC with two extraordinary gifts, both of which can help transform the future of health care.

Planning Ahead Can Make the First Day of School Less Stressful

Ana Montanez, M.D., a pediatrician with Texas Tech Physicians, said there are steps parents can take to help their children—and themselves—transition to the classroom as smoothly as possible.

Board of Regents Approves Appointments of Grover E. Murray Professors

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the appointments of TTUHSC faculty Sherry Sancibrian and Thomas Hale, Ph.D., R.Ph., as Grover E. Murray Professors.

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Rural Adolescents

Leigh Ann Reel, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, discussed the causes and prevention strategies for noise-induced hearing loss, particularly for adolescents in rural areas.

Research Identifies, Exploits Vulnerability in Certain High-Risk Cancers

In a study recently published in Cancer Research, a team of researchers led by C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the TTUHSC School of Medicine Cancer Center, sought to expand upon his lab’s previous research.

Ashcraft, Pullen Receive American Academy of Nursing Fellowship Designation

AAN named Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., R.N., and Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, among the 250 selected for induction into the 2022 Class of Fellows.

TTUHSC Excels in National NSF Innovation Corps Teams

With a regional I-Corps Innovation Hub just down the street from TTUHSC's Lubbock campus, there are continuous opportunities for participation from students and faculty within the Texas Tech University System.

Supporting Future Professionals

TTUHSC’s Smiley Garcia shared his inspiring history and the promising capabilities of an HSI designation.

Texas Tech Physicians Providers Honored as Texans Caring for Texans

Each year state agencies from the upper 26 counties in the Texas Panhandle are invited to select an employee or team of employees to receive a Texans Caring for Texans award.

Using Simulations in Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical simulations have become an extremely valuable training tool used in the TTUHSC M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology program.

Why We Get Angry and What to Do About It

Recognizing the process of becoming angry can help us take a step back from an anger-creating situation and lead us to use the coping strategies.

TTUHSC Professor and Student Receive Awards for Care and Advocacy for Underserved Populations

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) awarded Adrian Billings, M.D., Ph.D., the Clinician of the Year.

Taking an Oath to Serve, Heal

The TTUHSC School of Medicine Class of 2026 pledged their commitment to the profession as they received their white coats Sunday (July 29) at the White Coat Ceremony.

Teaching an Old Drug New Tricks

Sanjay Srivastava, Ph.D., earned a U.S. patent for repurposing an antipsychotic drug to treat various types of cancer.

Rural Healthcare for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities can face specific challenges when accessing healthcare, and those in rural areas can experience roadblocks. TTUHSC is working to improve the experience.

School of Medicine Group Uses Hydroponics to Help Community

The produce grown from the hydroponic system inside the Free Clinic will be donated to the soup kitchen inside of Lubbock Impact.

TTUHSC Receives Health Resources and Services Administration Grants for Permian Basin

HRSA recently awarded grants to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions and School of Medicine on the Permian Basin campus.

TTUHSC Receives Funds from the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium

Of the $113,082,887 in funds given to TCMHCC to improve mental health care, TTUHSC will receive approximately $32 million.

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