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.
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.
Craig Cox, Pharm. D., was named president-elect of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Clayton Womack, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, shares his experiences as a TTUHSC team member.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sarah Wakefield, M.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services at the TTUHSC School of Medicine, spoke with us about the importance of celebrating Mother’s Day, talking to our kids about COVID-19, and what we can learn, as families, from this monumental event.
Steven L. Berk, M.D., Executive Vice President and Dean of the TTUHSC School of Medicine, explained the reasons COVID-19 is so deadly in seniors, the lessons the medical community can learn moving forward and what we can all do to support our elderly friends and family members.
We spoke with David Simmons, R.Ph., and Eric J. MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., about how pharmacies are handling the changes brought about by the pandemic and what the public needs to know regarding medications and supplies.
TTUHSC named Dawndra Sechrist, OTR, Ph.D., as the new dean of the School of Health Professions. Sechrist is the associate dean for Outcomes and Assessment at the TTUHSC School of Health Professions and a tenured associate professor. She previously was the director of the Master of Occupational Therapy program at TTUHSC.
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