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TTUHSC named a “2022 Great College to Work For”

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This marks the third time the university has been recognized.

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.

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.

Team Member Spotlight | Alan Sbar, Associate Professor and Unit Medical Director

Alan Sbar, MD, FACS, Associate Professor in the School of Medicine and Unit Medical Director for TTUHSC Managed Care, shares insights about what it's like to work at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Team Member Spotlight | Amie Taggart Blaszczyk, Professor and Division Head

Amie Taggart Blaszczyk, Professor and Division Head of Geriatrics and Pediatrics for the School of Pharmacy, discusses how she came to join TTUHSC and shares what she enjoys most about her role.

TTUHSC Pharmacy Professor Named President-Elect of American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Craig Cox, Pharm. D., was named president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Team Member Spotlight | Clayton Womack, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Clayton Womack, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, shares his experiences as a TTUHSC team member.

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.

A Call to Serve

While most of the public was preparing for a lockdown in March 2020, Dr. Barbara Cherry, RN, DNSc, associate dean for Strategic Partnerships, TTUHSC School of Nursing, was thinking beyond household goods. She was coming up with a plan to support the local COVID response in case hospitals were hit with a surge of patients.

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.

Program Director Takes Texas-sized Role in Leadership

After completing his training at the family medicine residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center of the Permian Basin in 2012, Okwuwa stayed in Odessa, Texas, as faculty and became the residency’s program director in 2017.

A Professor Perspective of the RN to BSN Program at TTUHSC

“As a telecommuting assistant professor, I usually work from my home in Dallas and travel to campus in Lubbock for faculty meetings and graduation, which will resume when it's safe to do so,” Kathleen Kearney, JD, MSN, RN, explained. “A typical day involves facilitating online courses, grading, recording videos and talking or emailing with students and other faculty.”

TTUHSC Amarillo Employees Honored as Texans Caring for Texans

Each year state agencies from the upper 26 counties in the Texas Panhandle are invited to select an employee or team of employees to receive a Texans Caring for Texans award.

Caring For Reusable Face Coverings

Ramachandra Chemitiganti, M.D., spoke with us about the importance of wearing face coverings and how to properly maintain and clean reusable and homemade masks.

Keeping Children Safe During COVID-19 and Beyond

Pediatric pharmacists are taking the same precautions they would take for adult patients. These include wearing masks and/or eye shields, washing hands often and using social distancing.

How Social Media Affects Our Mental Health During a Pandemic

It feels more and more like the world is happening online, as television newscasters cover the day's tweets. As we watch one screen and check two other screens to see what people are saying about something on a fourth screen, it’s not surprising that we can end up feeling overwhelmed, stressed out and alone.

Mental Health During COVID-19: A Focus on The Elderly

While much attention has been focused on maintaining physical health and safety, health professionals are also expressing increasing concern for mental health as stay-at-home orders, social distancing and general isolation continues in various forms across the globe.

TTUHSC Recognizes School of Pharmacy Faculty, Staff

The TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy conducted its annual Celebration of Achievement May 8 to recognize faculty and staff who have helped make the 2019-2020 school year a special one for students.

Fulbright Board Selects TTUHSC Faculty Member for Scholar Program

Courtney Queen, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Department of Public Health at the TTUHSC, was selected to be a Fulbright U.S. Scholar.

Study Could Lead to New Scale for Stratifying Neuroblastoma Risk

Results from a study conducted by a research team led by C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director of the TTUHSC School of Medicine Cancer Center, may prove to be a landmark in pediatric oncology.

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