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February 2022 Archive

What is a Diagnostic Molecular Scientist?

Ericka Hendrix, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)cm, discussed the job demands for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.

To Test or Not To Test?

Two types of tests have become the most widely accepted for COVID-19. Wade Redman, Ph.D., MT, discusses differences and best practices with the tests.

Maintaining Good Mental Health in the Winter Months

Logan Winkelman, PhD, LPC-S, NCC, Program Director and Assistant Professor of the Clinical Counseling and Mental Health department of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions, discussed why the winter months can have a negative impact on our mental health as well as steps to take to protect ourselves from emotional valleys during these times.

Celebrating American Heart Month

In recognition of American Heart Month, Itxia Acevedo-Santiago, MPAS, PA-C and Christina Robohm-Leavitt, DMSc, MS, PA-C discussed how COVID has affected heart health and steps we can take to care for our hearts in stressful times.

A Brief History of Medical Testing

Point-of-care testing is a modern medical convenience that has countless benefits for patients and providers.