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The First Patient: TTUHSC Students Gain Life-long Knowledge From Willed Body Program

The Willed Body Program has served West Texas since 1972 and is the foundation upon which the TTUHSC Institute of Anatomical Sciences is built.

TTUHSC Class of 2022 Honored at Commencement Ceremonies

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) recently hosted traditional commencement ceremonies for its 1,595-member Class of 2022.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks TTUHSC Among Best Graduate Schools for 2023

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, unveiled its 2023 rankings for Best Graduate Schools, and several TTUHSC programs were named among the top 100 programs from across the nation.

TTUHSC to Host Event for Aspiring Health Care Professionals

Future Healthcare Professionals’ Experience (FHPE) is an annual event hosted by TTUHSC’s Office of Student Life with support from the TTUHSC President’s Office.

TTUHSC Spotlights Individuals for Women's History Month

Throughout the month, TTUHSC celebrated the achievements and contributions made by women in our community by spotlighting a few individuals on @TTUHSC social media.

TTUHSC’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Hosts Student Research Week

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted its 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11.

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.

TTUHSC Family Remembers Past President Lauro F. Cavazos Jr.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center mourns the passing of Lauro F. Cavazos Jr., who died Tuesday, March 15.

TTUHSC Student Research Week to Highlight Immunology

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences will host the 34th Annual Student Research Week March 8-11 at the TTUHSC Academic Event Center, 3601 Fourth St.

TTUHSC’s Jansen Receives NIH Grant to Continue Study into Neurological Disorders

To continue her research, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes for Health (NIH) recently awarded Michaela Jansen, Pharm.D., Ph.D., a four-year, $1.53 million grant.

TTUHSC Scientist Seeking Solution to Antibiotic Resistance

A team of researchers led by Hongjun (Henry) Liang, Ph.D., from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, recently investigated whether or not a series of novel nanoparticles can kill some of the pathogens that lead to human infection without affecting healthy cells.

TTUHSC Vision Highlighted at State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation

On Nov. 4, Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) spoke at the State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation. Rice-Spearman emphasized TTUHSC’s vision—to transform health care through innovation and collaboration.

TTUHSC Recognizes Distinguished Alumni

On October 8, the 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumni award recipients gathered together for a celebration dinner held at the Academic Event Center in Lubbock.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About TTUHSC

Since 1969, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has worked to provide quality education, research and patient care to West Texas. But there is a lot that people don’t know about TTUHSC. Here’s a list of ten things you may not have known about our university.

Study of CVD Risk Factors on Cognitive Dysfunction in Elderly Rural West Texans Presented in Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease Reports

A team of researchers led by P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., professor of internal medicine, neurology and neuroscience at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine and Hafiz Khan, Ph.D., professor for the Julia Jones Matthews Department of Public Health at the TTUHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, completed a study to better understand the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in a rural population.

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).

Study Indicates Longer Reproductive Life Span Experienced by US Women

Duke Appiah, Ph.D., from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, studies the increase age of natural menopause, factors that cause such an increase, and what that means about women's metabolic health.

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.

Study Investigates Link Between Lactation and Visceral, Pericardial Fat

Duke Appiah, Ph.D., and a team of researchers recently completed a study titled, “The Association of Lactation Duration with Visceral and Pericardial Fat Volumes in Parous Women: The CARDIA Study.”

2021 Student Research Week A Virtual Success

Just as it did with so many traditional Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) events and ceremonies during the last year, COVID-19 impacted the university’s 33rd Student Research Week (March 9-12), making the 2021 event very different from previous years.

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