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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.

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.

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.

TTUHSC Ranks Fourth Nationally Among Graduate Institutions as a Military Friendly® School

TTUHSC has been named as a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. Among graduate schools, TTUHSC ranked fourth in the nation, achieving Gold award status.

TPPC Concludes Fall Medication Cleanout® Cycle

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center (TPPC), hosted by the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, recently conducted its 2021 Fall Medication Cleanout® cycle with collections in Amarillo, Abilene and Lubbock.

TTUHSC named a ‘2021 Great College to Work For®'

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is one of the best colleges in the U.S. to work for, according to a recent survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. The results were released in a special insert in the Sept. 17 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center Earns Community Health Quality Badges from Health Resources and Services Administration

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently awarded four 2021 Community Health Quality Recognition badges to the Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing.

TTUHSC Welcomes Incoming Pharmacy Students at White Coat Ceremony in Amarillo

Incoming first-year and returning second-year students from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy campus were officially welcomed into the program at the school’s annual White Coat Ceremony Aug. 14 (Saturday) at the Harrington Auditorium on the TTUHSC campus, located at 1300 South Coulter.

Team Members Recognized at 2021 Awards Ceremonies

Team members across Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were recently recognized for exceptional work and years of service at each campus community.

TTUHSC School of Nursing Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The TTUHSC School of Nursing is celebrating 40 years of educating nurses. The school counts almost 2,000 students across the state and nearly 17,000 graduates as of May 2021.

New Book Emphasizes the Importance, Impact of Community Health Workers

Julie St. John, the associate dean for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), is the lead editor for a new textbook detailing the work of community health workers (CHWs).

The Babel Fish of Abilene

Thaddee Uwimana, FPN, discusses his journey from Central East Africa to the Abilene, and the importance of effective communication and adaptability for the sake of the patient.

Upcoming Laboratory Space in Abilene Provides Opportunities for Public Health

As part of a higher education assistance fund (HEAF) project, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) at Abilene received funds to build a laboratory space for the Department of Public Health in May of 2020. After being put on hold due to COVID-19, the project is once again underway.

Showcasing TTUHSC’s Values-Based Culture

Highlighting some of the individuals who have been recognized by others within the TTUHSC community for upholding the university’s values-based culture while shaping the future of health care for our institution.

Faculty Honored at State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation

During a virtual presentation of the 2021 TTUHSC State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation, faculty members and teams were recognized for excellence in teaching, research, teamwork and more.

Team Members Honored at 2020 Awards Ceremony

On November 13, employees throughout the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) were honored for their exceptional efforts and years of service at the 2020 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony.

TTUHSC Hosted Third Abilene Research Symposium

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted top researchers from the Abilene area Oct. 30 at the third Abilene Interdisciplinary Symposium on Cancer & Biomedical Research.

Abilene Community Health Center Celebrates Five Years of Service

Today the CHC has an 18-member staff that includes a medical director, four providers, three RNs (including Stevens), a clinical nursing assistant, three LVNs, one full-time and one part-time behavioral health specialist, three front office staff and two pharmacists.

Abilene Scientist Receives Grant to Research Novel Brain Tumor Treatment

In an effort to improve the prognosis for GBM patients, the U.S. Department of Defense recently awarded a $550,491 grant to Dipongkor Saha, D.V.M., Ph.D., a cancer immunologist and assistant professor of immunotherapeutics and biotechnology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy in Abilene.

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