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School of Health Professions Student Primary Author of Collaborative Journal Publication

Vaishnavi Chiddarwar, a Ph.D. student in the Rehabilitation Science program, and a research team from Australia published a collaborative study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Treating Mental Health in Rural Areas

Sarah Stringer, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ-Psych., discusses the role that physician assistants can play in bringing mental health treatment to rural populations.

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Zach Sneed, PhD, CRC, LCDC, BC-TMH, discussed the roles and responsibilities of an addiction counselor today.

Digital Health Takes Center Stage

TTUHSC announced the establishment of the TTUHSC Institute of Telehealth and Digital Innovation with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

TTUHSC Receives First VEERA Award

For the first time, TTUHSC has received a Veterans Education Excellence Recognition Award (VEERA) from the Texas Veterans Commission.

Former White House Health Expert Named TTUHSC Presidential Advisor

TTUHSC President Lori. Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Deborah L. Birx, M.D., as the TTUHSC presidential advisor and adjunct professor in the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.

TTUHSC Reveals New Brand Identity: The Future of Health

This September, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will implement its refreshed brand identity.

TTUHSC Secures National Academy of Inventors Membership

The university’s new NAI membership and the appointment of several faculty members as senior members and fellows are important milestones that highlight TTUHSC’s entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to innovate health care.

The Sobering Reality of Binge Drinking Among College Students

Students who drink alcohol at parties at the start of the school year, especially freshmen, may be particularly vulnerable to heavy drinking binges.

Back-to-School Self-Care and Wellness

Going back to school brings about a whirlwind of emotions, both for parents and kids.

How Athletic Trainers Help Athletes Prepare for a New Season

Toby Brooks, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, discusses the current approaches to training and how athletic trainers support athletes at this important point in their season.

Telehealth Week @ TTUHSC Conference to Highlight Digital Health Care

Telehealth Week @ TTUHSC, a conference about digital innovation, will offer an immersive experience in digital health using technology for access to care.

Feeling More Confident in a New Job or Career

Logan Winkelman, Ph.D., assistant professor and program director in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at TTUHSC, uses her background as a career counselor to help those starting a new job or internship feel more confident.

A Look at Two Rehabilitation Sciences Programs at TTUHSC

Rehabilitation sciences is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on advancing knowledge and techniques to improve the quality of life for individuals with potentially disabling health conditions.

Alumni Spotlight: Stephen White, Ph.D.

Stephen White, Ph.D., spoke about what led him to the field, the pressures and stressors that laboratory scientists have faced in recent years, and how TTUHSC prepared him for success.

Healthcare Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

The future of healthcare quality involves a delicate dance between digital advancements and quality improvement, with patient safety as a top priority.

Learning Management Systems and the Future of Digital Learning

With the advent of digital learning platforms and the integration of sophisticated LMS, education is entering a new era that promises enhanced accessibility, personalized instruction and collaborative learning opportunities.

Immersive Virtual Reality for Case-Based Learning

Abby Buterbaugh, MMS, PA-C, and Christina Robohm-Leavitt, DMSc, MS, PA-C, spoke about the potential of VR in medical education and how it is being used in the TTUHSC Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program.

TTUHSC Honors Class of 2023 at Commencement Ceremonies

TTUHSC hosted commencement ceremonies for its 1,669-member Class of 2023.

TTUHSC Making a Mark on the World

In its 2023 edition of the “Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings” released, TTUHSC ranked among the top 7.9% of 20,531 universities worldwide for 2023.