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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.

Living with Dysphagia

Dysphagia is a swallowing disorder that affects a person’s ability to eat or drink, affecting between 300,000 and 700,000 people in the United States each year.

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.

Electronic Health Record Adoption in Nursing Homes

Neeraj Dayama, MBBS, PhD, MBA and Alyce Ashcraft, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, spoke about the history of electronic health records and why nursing homes have been slower to adopt these systems.

The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Mental Health

Logan Winkelman, PhD, LPC-S, spoke about the role that emotional intelligence plays in how we relate to others, the consequences of ignoring our emotions, and how to nurture a higher degree of empathy and emotional understanding.

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.

Addiction and the Family

Zach Sneed, Ph.D., spoke about the effects of addiction on families and how the pandemic has caused a large number of relapses for many people struggling with addiction.

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.

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Belinda Alexander, OTR, OTD, discusses strategies older adults can use to ensure they are safe behind the wheel and can continue to enjoy the independence of driving.

TTUHSC Program Can Help Many Aphasia Patients Communicate Again

As a speech language pathologist at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions, Melinda Corwin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP has treated many patients with aphasia and helped them develop strategies for living with the condition.

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.

The Hype Around Artificial Intelligence

Richard Greenhill, DHA, FISQua, FACHE, discusses the hype and reality surrounding AI in healthcare.

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.

How Facemasks Affect Communication

Hoyoung Yi, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, discussed how facemasks hinder communication and shared strategies to overcome the obstacle.

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

Texas Tech University System (TTU System) Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., and TTUHSC Provost and Chief Academic Officer Darrin D’Agostino, D. O., presented the 2022 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards March 3.

Celebrating National Athletic Training Month

Larry Munger, PhD, LAT, ATC, an assistant professor in the Masters of Athletic Training program of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions, discusses the role of an athletic trainer.

What is a Diagnostic Molecular Scientist?

Ericka Hendrix, Ph.D., MB(ASCP)cm, discussed the job demands for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.

To Test or Not To Test?

Two types of tests have become the most widely accepted for COVID-19. Wade Redman, Ph.D., MT, discusses differences and best practices with the tests.

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