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TTUHSC Celebrates Completion of Physician Assistant Building Expansion

TTUHSC celebrated the completion of the School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion May 16 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting.

TTUHSC and Permian Strategic Partnership Announce a Major Gift

TTUHSC and PSP announced a transformative gift and a new partnership that will bring advanced care to the Permian Basin.

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.

March Madness — With A Stethoscope

Just as March Madness grips sports fans across the country, another spring March tradition with the same excitement awaits the fates of 177 medical students with Match Day.

TTUHSC Brings Mobile Health Care Units to Permian Basin

The new mobile units will create a vital access point to care for rural patients across the Permian Basin

Team Member Spotlight | Casie Reyes, Programmer Analyst

Casie Reyes, a Programmer Analyst at the TTUHSC campus in the Permian Basin, shares insights from her career journey within the institution.

TTUHSC Selects Benton as Regional Dean, Jan & Ted Roden Endowed Chair for Permian Basin Campus

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has announced Timothy J. Benton, M.D., FAAFP, as regional dean for the Permian Basin campus, effective Sept. 15. Benton, who served as the interim regional dean since May, also was named the Jan & Ted Roden Endowed Chair.

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.

Team Member Spotlight | Julie Garza, Clinical Department Administrator

Julie Garza, the Clinical Department Administrator for the Department of Family Medicine at the Permian Basin, shares her experiences as a TTUHSC team member.

TTUHSC Announces $30 Million Physician Assistant Program Expansion

TTUHSC announced a $30 million School of Health Professions Physician Assistant Program expansion at a groundbreaking event March 23. The 32,500 square-foot facility will include an anatomy lab, clinical classrooms and training facilities.

COVID-19 Changed the Journey—Not the Success of Future Physicians

Even with the trials of the year, TTUHSC School of Medicine fourth-year students met the challenges and participated virtually in Match Day March 19.

Center Applies Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Patient Care

Since opening its doors in 2007 at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Permian Basin campus, the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice (CEEBP) has established itself as a valuable resource for educators and health care providers throughout the Midland-Odessa area, West Texas and beyond.

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.

Permian Basin Fellowship Program Works to Break Down Mental Health Stigma in West Texas

Unique to The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Family Medicine Department in Odessa, Texas, the Family Medicine Mental Health (FMMH) Fellowship Program is designed to offer training in psychological practices. Within the program, fellows provide integrative care as they train alongside primary care residents.

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.

Texas Tech Physicians Psychiatrists Offer Advice to Thrive During Election Season

No matter your political affiliation, it’s likely the 2020 election has had a significant impact on your mental health. In fact, nearly 70% of U.S. adults say that the presidential election is a significant source of stress—an increase from the 2016 presidential election when 52% expressed similar sentiments.

TTUHSC Wins Awards for COVID-19 Social Media Campaigns

The TTUHSC Office of Communications & Marketing recently received one gold award and one honorable mention for social media campaigns entered in the 2020 dotCOMM Awards.

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.

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