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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.

Walking in the Shoes of Someone With Aphasia

Melinda Corwin, Ph.D., discussed the causes of aphasia and the unique challenges that people with aphasia face on a daily basis.

TTUHSC Faculty Honored at Dean’s Faculty Appreciation Dinner

The School of Medicine faculty were honored for their outstanding contributions to medical education, research, patient care and administration at the Dean’s Faculty Appreciation Dinner last month.

Passions in Performance and Patient Care

Two students at TTUHSC’s School of Nursing reflect on the connection between the world of ballet and that of health care.

Breastfeeding in a Formula Crisis

TTUHSC Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Christine Garner, Ph.D., R.D., says if your baby's normal brand of formula isn't available, you can swap it out for a different one.

The First Patient: TTUHSC Students Gain Life-long Knowledge From Willed Body Program

The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.

TTUHSC Class of 2022 Honored at Commencement Ceremonies

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.

TTUHSC Announces the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health

The school, which is the sixth at the university, aims to train future health care leaders in population and public health.

TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy Class of 2022 Honored at Commencement Ceremony

The TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy celebrated the Class of 2022 May 21 with its annual commencement ceremony.

Living with Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that affects a person’s ability to eat or drink, affecting between 300,000 and 700,000 people in the United States each year.

Equip Yourself with Lifesaving Skills – Know How to Stop the Bleed During National Stop the Bleed Month

Brittany Bankhead, M.D., an assistant professor of surgery for the Division of Trauma, Burns and Critical Care at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, said life-threatening bleeding can happen in everyday scenarios.

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