January 2022 Archive
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded a five-year, $2.76 million grant to Volker E. Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D. and Igor Ponomarev, Ph.D.
In December, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., issued a new Surgeon General's Advisory that emphasized the urgent need to address the country's undeniable youth mental health crisis. Astik Joshi, M.D., and second-year resident Micah Park, M.D. discuss what this advisory means for health care professionals and the community.
Sarah Mallard Wakefield, M.D., chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, said PTSD develops in the sympathetic nervous system, a part of the body’s autonomic, or automatic nervous system.
Amie Taggart Blaszczyk, Professor and Division Head of Geriatrics and Pediatrics for the School of Pharmacy, discusses how she came to join TTUHSC and shares what she enjoys most about her role.
When we hear the word “ergonomics,” many of us merely think of office chairs and good posture, and that’s as far as our understanding goes. But there is much more to ergonomics than just your desk chair.
A team of researchers led by Hongjun (Henry) Liang, Ph.D., from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, recently investigated whether or not a series of novel nanoparticles can kill some of the pathogens that lead to human infection without affecting healthy cells.
TTUHSC welcomed the first class of 20 students to the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at the Amarillo campus with a welcome event and press conference Jan. 19.
A gift of $10,000 from Lubbock National Bank will help provide care, comfort and healing for abused children from West Texas. Bank representatives presented the check at C.A.R.E. (Center for Advocacy Research and Education) on Jan. 6.
Associate Professor Dave Schroeder, Ph.D, spoke about the intersection of physical and mental health. Schroeder is the clinical coordinator and former director of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.
Michelle Tarbox, M.D., a dermatologist for Texas Tech Physicians, said there are steps we can take to help keep dry skin and hair conditions at bay.
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