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TTUHSC Names New Dean for the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health

Gerard E. Carrino, Ph.D., MPH, has been named dean of the TTUHSC Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.

How to Become an Athletic Trainer in the NFL

Athletic training (AT) is a field of medicine focused on patient-centered care through injury prevention and treatment. Athletic training is a popular career field because of the vast need for the skillsets of these professionals.

TTUHSC Clinical Laboratory Science Program Transforms to Medical Laboratory Science in 2023

The Clinical Laboratory Science Program offers a traditional face-to-face or online hybrid bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science. Beginning in Fall 2023, the program will change its name to Medical Laboratory Science.

HRSA Funding Will Result in Collaborative Effort Between Schools

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded a three-year, $2.4 million grant to the TTUHSC School of Nursing.

Panhandle Great 25 Nurses Honors TTUHSC Nursing Dean with 2022 Legacy Award

Michael Evans, Ph.D., R.N., NEA-BC, FAAN, dean for the School of Nursing, was honored as the 2022 Legacy Award recipient by the Panhandle Great 25 Nurses Committee on Nov. 3.

Serving and Empowering the Community

School of Medicine student Angela Ballesteros is dedicated to making a difference in the community and is now co-director elect for the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) Southwest region.

A Road Both Difficult and Rewarding

APRN student Lori Kenny’s journey to nursing began at only 12 years old. After her mother’s stage IV breast cancer diagnosis, Kenny started to help with home health care.

TTUHSC Permian Basin Community Discuss Future of Health Care Workforce

TTUHSC hosted “Building the Basin: a Permian Basin Health Care Workforce Summit” Oct. 4.

Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

Fifth graders from Bean Elementary School became doctors for a day. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted the Doctors for a Day Minicamp on Sept. 23.

Hybrid and Online Learning: Creating a Blended Experience for Digital and Physical Educational Spaces

September 15 is National Online Learning Day, to raise awareness of the benefits and challenges of teaching and learning online.

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Addiction counseling focuses on helping patients overcome substance use disorders and other unhealthy dependencies.

Board of Regents Approves Appointments of Grover E. Murray Professors

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the appointments of TTUHSC faculty Sherry Sancibrian and Thomas Hale, Ph.D., R.Ph., as Grover E. Murray Professors.

Ashcraft, Pullen Receive American Academy of Nursing Fellowship Designation

AAN named Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., R.N., and Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, among the 250 selected for induction into the 2022 Class of Fellows.

Supporting Future Professionals

TTUHSC’s Smiley Garcia shared his inspiring history and the promising capabilities of an HSI designation.

Using Simulations in Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical simulations have become an extremely valuable training tool used in the TTUHSC M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology program.

TTUHSC Professor and Student Receive Awards for Care and Advocacy for Underserved Populations

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) awarded Adrian Billings, M.D., Ph.D., the Clinician of the Year.

Taking an Oath to Serve, Heal

The TTUHSC School of Medicine Class of 2026 pledged their commitment to the profession as they received their white coats Sunday (July 29) at the White Coat Ceremony.

Developing Troubleshooting Skills in Molecular Pathology Students

Ericka Hendrix, PhD, MB(ASCP)cm, spoke about the training and education involved for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.

Celebrating Collaboration — TTUHSC and City of Abilene Unveil New Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health

TTUHSC and members of the Abilene community today (June 29) celebrated the official unveiling the new Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.

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.

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