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August 2022 Archive

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

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

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.

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