August 2023 Archive

TTUHSC Students Share Knowledge, Experiences at Middle School to Medical School

TTUHSC kicked off Middle School to Medical School (M2M), a program designed to inspire and support children interested in pursuing careers in medicine Monday, Aug. 28.

Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy to Host Fall Medication Cleanout

In an ongoing effort to help local residents properly dispose of their medications, the TPPC, managed by the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, will host Lubbock’s Fall Medication Cleanout event from 10AM-2PM on Sep. 23.

TTUHSC Team Members Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) honored several exceptional team members at the 2023 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony on August 24.

The Sobering Reality of Binge Drinking Among College Students

Students who drink alcohol at parties at the start of the school year, especially freshmen, may be particularly vulnerable to heavy drinking binges.

Board of Regents Approves Appointment of Grover E. Murray Professors

TTU System Board of Regents approved the appointment of Billy U. Philips, Ph.D., MPH, and Thomas J. Abbruscato, Ph.D.

Feeling Tired? Don’t Consume More Caffeine or Take Study Drugs

David Edwards, M.D., a family medicine physician at Texas Tech Physicians, said without a good night’s rest, college students are more likely to rely on caffeine and other substances to get them through the day.

Rumbaugh’s Research Yields Possible Biomarker and More Effective Biofilm Dispersal

Kendra Rumbaugh, Ph.D., a professor the School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery at the TTUHSC, focuses on the research of biofilms, which are thought to be associated with up to 80% of infections.

How Athletic Trainers Help Athletes Prepare for a New Season

Toby Brooks, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, discusses the current approaches to training and how athletic trainers support athletes at this important point in their season.

TTUHSC Symposium to Highlight Latest Research into Healthy Aging and Dementia

TTUHSC will host the Second Healthy Aging and Dementia Research Symposium Oct. 25-27 at the TTUHSC Academic Classroom Building

Telehealth Week @ TTUHSC Conference to Highlight Digital Health Care

Telehealth Week @ TTUHSC, a conference about digital innovation, will offer an immersive experience in digital health using technology for access to care.