TTUHSC, TTU School of Veterinary Medicine Recognize Student Research During Inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium

people looking around a room with display boards for a research symposium

More than 100 student and trainee researchers from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and the Texas Tech University (TTU) School of Veterinary Medicine presented research findings at the 2024 Student Research Day on April 19. This is the first time both universities came together to recognize research taking place in Amarillo. 

two men discussing a research display board at the symposium

Students from TTUHSC and TTU School of Veterinary Medicine presented research findings

“Previously, individual schools were provided opportunities to present their work; this year, the research offices at both TTU and TTUHSC have supported the planning of this campus-wide event that included all of the schools in Amarillo,” TTUHSC Assistant Vice President of Research Christine Garner, Ph.D., said. “We are excited for this event to bring us all together, foster connection, learn from each other and open up more opportunities for research collaborations.”  

The symposium highlighted the research accomplishments of students, residents and faculty in their respective fields of study with 81 posters and 34 oral presentations. Trainees showcased their research scholarship and projects; many were collaborations between multiple researchers. Awards were given out to outstanding presenters.

Students from the TTUHSC School of Medicine, TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, TTUHSC School of Nursing, TTUHSC School of Health Professions and the TTU School of Veterinary Medicine participated. 

two women standing with a display board for the symposium

The symposium was a campus-wide event held in Amarillo

“The TTU School of Veterinary Medicine is excited to collaborate with TTUHSC on this important event,” TTU School of Veterinary Medicine Associate Dean for Research Annelise Nguyen, Ph.D., said. “This event showcases research activities and collaborations across all schools along with the inaugural induction of veterinary students to the Phi Zeta Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine. We are delighted to support the collaboration and develop opportunities for professional students and faculty at the Amarillo campus.” 

School of Nursing Dean Holly Wei, Ph.D., delivered a keynote address titled, “A Unified Odyssey to Promote Health Care Interprofessional Well-Being.”

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