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Raising Awareness for Persons with Disabilities

Living with a disability has many effects on a person’s life, both positive and negative. Overcoming obstacles, achieving goals or dreams, and living a fulfilling life are all things that anyone can relate to.

How to Become an Athletic Trainer in the NFL

Athletic training (AT) is a field of medicine focused on patient-centered care through injury prevention and treatment. Athletic training is a popular career field because of the vast need for the skillsets of these professionals.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Grants Fund Eight New TTUHSC Initiatives

Eight teams within the TTUHSC community were chosen as recipients of research grants offered through the Office of DEI, in collaboration with the Office of Research and the Office of the Provost.

TTUHSC Clinical Laboratory Science Program Transforms to Medical Laboratory Science in 2023

The Clinical Laboratory Science Program offers a traditional face-to-face or online hybrid bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science. Beginning in Fall 2023, the program will change its name to Medical Laboratory Science.

Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo Serves Families, Benefits Students

On October 15, the Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) hosted the Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo, created for children ages 0-3 who receive early intervention services for developmental delays and disabilities.

TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Honored

The heroic actions of John Cheng, M.D., saved dozens of lives on May 15, 2022. At the TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Awards, Cheng’s wife Elise was presented the first TTUHSC Presidential Award for Heroism.

Treating Mental Health in Rural Areas

Sarah Stringer, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ-Psych., spoke about the role that physician assistants can play in bringing mental health treatment to rural populations.

Mental Healthcare for Children in a Post-COVID World

Lynn Jennings, Ph.D., LPCS, LSOTP, spoke about the toll that the COVID pandemic has taken on children’s mental health, how to spot signs of a mental health issue, and when to seek treatment.

Hybrid and Online Learning: Creating a Blended Experience for Digital and Physical Educational Spaces

September 15 is National Online Learning Day, to raise awareness of the benefits and challenges of teaching and learning online.

TTUHSC named a “2022 Great College to Work For”

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This marks the third time the university has been recognized.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Developing Troubleshooting Skills in Molecular Pathology Students

Ericka Hendrix, PhD, MB(ASCP)cm, spoke about the training and education involved for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.

Arts Summer Program Offers Creative Outlet for Individuals with Aphasia

The Summer Aphasia Arts Program is a two-week arts camp that focuses on visual art, choir and theater.

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