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The Intersection of Physical and Mental Health

Associate Professor Dave Schroeder, Ph.D, spoke about the intersection of physical and mental health. Schroeder is the clinical coordinator and former director of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.

Human Obesity and the Role of the Physician Assistant

Chanaka N Kahathuduwa, M.B.B.S., M.Phil., Ph.D, an Assistant Professor in the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Physician Assistant Program, spoke about the causes and effects of human obesity and a PAs role.

TTUHSC’s Castro-Quirino Named to 2023-24 Fellows of HACU’s Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo

HACU announced Sonya Castro-Quirino, D.Bioethics, TTUHSC vice president of Office of Institutional Compliance, as one of the 50 fellows of HACU’s Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Nursing Dean

Holly Wei, Ph.D., R.N., has been named the TTUHSC School of Nursing dean, the university announced.

Treating Mental Health in Rural Areas

Sarah Stringer, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ-Psych., discusses the role that physician assistants can play in bringing mental health treatment to rural populations.

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Zach Sneed, PhD, CRC, LCDC, BC-TMH, discussed the roles and responsibilities of an addiction counselor today.

TTUHSC Receives First VEERA Award

For the first time, TTUHSC has received a Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) from the Texas Veterans Commission.

Former White House Health Expert Named TTUHSC Presidential Advisor

TTUHSC President Lori. Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Deborah L. Birx, M.D., as the TTUHSC presidential advisor and adjunct professor in the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.

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.

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.

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.

A Rite of Passage

The white coat is one of the most visible symbols of the health care profession. John DeToledo, M.D., TTUHSC interim dean of the School of Medicine, said this ceremony is a rite of passage for first-year future doctors at most medical schools across the country.

A Look at Two Rehabilitation Sciences Programs at TTUHSC

Rehabilitation sciences is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on advancing knowledge and techniques to improve the quality of life for individuals with potentially disabling health conditions.

Clinical Rotation Offers Unique Experiences for Pharmacy Student

When Sydnie McClendon began her pharmacy education at the TTUHSC Amarillo campus four years ago, she had no idea part of her education would involve a blizzard, moose and glaciers.

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen White, Ph.D.

Stephen White, Ph.D., spoke about what led him to the field, the pressures and stressors that laboratory scientists have faced in recent years, and how TTUHSC prepared him for success.

Learning Management Systems and the Future of Digital Learning

With the advent of digital learning platforms and the integration of sophisticated LMS, education is entering a new era that promises enhanced accessibility, personalized instruction and collaborative learning opportunities.

Immersive Virtual Reality for Case-Based Learning

Abby Buterbaugh, MMS, PA-C, and Christina Robohm-Leavitt, DMSc, MS, PA-C, spoke about the potential of VR in medical education and how it is being used in the TTUHSC Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program.

TTUHSC Honors School of Nursing Faculty and Staff

Several Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing faculty were awarded this year for their unparalleled contributions to medical education and patient care.

Willed Body Memorial Service Honors Those Who Donated

On Memorial Day each May, a service is conducted to pay respect to the Willed Body Program donors and their families.

A Loss for Our TTUHSC Family

For 17 years Dr. Berk led the TTUHSC School of Medicine as Dean, and did so with unwavering commitment.