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TTUHSC and the Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative to Present Summit

TTUHSC will collaborate with the Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative to present the Texas Higher Education Suicide Prevention Spring Summit 8 a.m. to noon May 14. The free event will be virtual.

Texas Tech Physicians Multispecialty Clinic to Open in South Lubbock

The Texas Tech Physicians Multispecialty Clinic will be home to eight clinical services including cardiology, endocrinology, family medicine, internal medicine, orthopaedics (sports medicine), psychiatry, surgery and urology.

TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Residency Assignments on Match Day

Fourth-year TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate in May, learned Wednesday (March 13) where they would spend the next stage of their training during the Pharmacy Residency Match Day.

Medical Students Meet Their Match

Anticipation, excitement and nerves created a match made in medicine as 165 TTUHSC School of Medicine students participated in Match Day.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Names New School of Medicine Dean and Executive Vice President for Clinical Affairs

John C. DeToledo, M.D., has been named the TTUHSC School of Medicine dean and executive vice president for clinical affairs.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Students Host Docs for a Day Minicamp

Docs for a Day is an interactive youth outreach activity with the mission to inform students about careers in medicine and inspire them by giving them a first-hand perspective into what medical school involves.

TTUHSC Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., TTUHSC President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., and TTUHSC Provost and Chief Academic Officer Darrin D’Agostino, D. O., presented the 2023 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards Feb. 14.

Children Benefit from Award-Winning Between Lubbock Arts Festival and Texas Tech Physicians

The Texas Festivals and Events Association recently gave its “Best Children’s Programming” award to the Children’s Art Area presented by Texas Tech Physicians.

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.

TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging Hosts Alzheimer’s Awareness Symposium

To spotlight and address the challenges posed by this disease, the TTUHSC Garrison Institute on Aging will host several events in November as part of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.

Fall Festivities and Feasts: Is Your Gallbladder Trying to Tell You Something?

Justin Vaughan, M.D., a surgeon at TTUHSC, said if you’ve ever felt intermittent pain in your upper right abdomen after eating a second deep-fried Twinkie or an extra spicy chili cheese dog, you may need to be more aware of this small but mighty organ.

Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Awards Grants to Four TTUHSC Researchers

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded grants to four researchers from the TTUHSC. Combined, the grants will provide nearly $2.3 million.

Youth Suicide: We Need to Address It

Natalie Scanlon, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Texas Tech Physicians, provides tips for keeping children safe.

TTUHSC named a ‘2023 Great College to Work For®’

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the U.S. to work for, with special designation as an “Honor Roll” institution, according to a recent survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program.

Free Clinic Offered for Women’s Health Day

TTUHSC School of Medicine students will host a Women’s Health Day free clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at The Free Clinic located at Lubbock Impact

TTUHSC Team Members Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) honored several exceptional team members at the 2023 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony on August 24.

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.

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.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Students Host Docs for a Day Minicamp

TTUHSC SNMA hosted Estacado Early College High School (EECHS) students at the Docs for a Day Minicamp Thursday, May 4, which included a wide range of clinical simulations.

New Support Group for Those With Diabetes

To help those with the disease, the Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center launched a diabetes support group.

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