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June 2022 Archive

A Sixth School for a Brighter Future

On June 29, the opening celebration event for the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health will recognize many years of hard work and look ahead to the start of a new and exciting journey.

TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Ashcraft Named Fellow for the Gerontological Society of America

The GSA awarded fellow status to Alyce S. Ashcraft, Ph.D., RN, professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at TTUHSC.

Uterine Cancer On the Rise Highlighting Drastic Disparities Among Black and Hispanic/LatinX Women

Cancer experts are ringing alarm bells due to the rise in uterine cancer. Numbers of uterine cancer annually are now equal to ovarian cancer.

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.

Team Member Spotlight | Michael Gutierrez, Campus Business Operations Officer

Michael Gutierrez, Campus Business Operations Officer for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center campus in Abilene, shares his experiences as a TTUHSC team member.

Increasing Awareness of Patient Access to Physical Therapy in Texas

Gary Kearns, ScD, PT, spoke about the current state of physical therapy accessibility in Texas.

A Key Part of Educational Audiology at TTUHSC: Exploring the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf

Tori Gustafson, AuD, spoke about how the TTUHSC Doctor of Audiology Program supports the work being accomplished at the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD).

TTUHSC School of Nursing Ranked Best in Texas

TTUHSC School of Nursing was named the best nursing school in Texas and the Southwest region for 2022 by Nursing Schools Almanac.

Snail Fever Vaccine Reaches First Human Clinical Trial

A preventative vaccine for major tropical disease schistosomiasis has reached a Phase 1 clinical trial, providing a dose for the first healthy human volunteer.

Gene Sequencing an Important Tool in COVID-19 Battle

Gene sequencing, a process of determining the sequential order of the building blocks that make up a strand of DNA, is used to keep pace with the constantly moving target that is COVID-19.

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