February 2023 Archive

TTUHSC Names Executive Director for Telehealth Technology and Innovation

TTUHSC has named John Gachago, DHA, as the executive director for Telehealth Technology and Innovation.

Prioritize Your Wellness in 2023

Do you like to make New Year’s resolutions? Many people aren’t into that sort of thing, viewing it as a useless or fruitless activity since the resolutions are so difficult to keep. Often the difficulty comes from creating resolutions that are too ambiguous, or too ambitious. Good resolutions, like good goals, should be specific, attainable, and measurable (S-A-M).

TTUHSC Permian Basin Featured at Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Meeting

In conjunction with the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents meeting, TTUHSC showcased clinical and academic highlights at the Odessa and Midland university locations.

TTUHSC Receives Approval for First Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

TTUHSC received approval and accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Names Brigadier General as New Executive Associate Dean and Executive Director of Medical Practice

TTUHSC School of Medicine announced the appointment of Martin Clay, Jr. as the executive associate dean and executive director of the Central Operating Departments for the TTUHSC MPIP.

Texas Tech and TTUHSC Faculty Named NAI Senior Members

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has designated four faculty members from the Texas Tech University System as Senior Members.

The Importance of Athletic Trainers: Damar Hamlin’s Injury

Larry Munger and DJ Gililland discuss the amazing work that was on display by the Bills’ medical staff and how this injury could serve as a wake-up call for the importance of athletic trainers at all levels of sport.

Society of Toxicology Tabs School of Pharmacy Grad Student for 2023 Award

Shreyas Gaikwad, a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, was selected for the Society of Toxicology's Syngenta Fellowship Award.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Names Srivastava as 2022 Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has selected Srivastava as a Class of 2022 Fellow.

Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.