Skip to main contentSkip to footer content

Latest News

Hybrid and Online Learning: Creating a Blended Experience for Digital and Physical Educational Spaces

September 15 is National Online Learning Day, to raise awareness of the benefits and challenges of teaching and learning online.

TTUHSC named a “2022 Great College to Work For”

TTUHSC is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This marks the third time the university has been recognized.

Roles and Responsibilities of an Addiction Counselor

Addiction counseling focuses on helping patients overcome substance use disorders and other unhealthy dependencies.

Using Sound-Level Meter Apps to Prevent Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss affects almost 24 percent of adults and 12 to 15 percent of school-aged children in the United States. Leigh Ann Reel, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, spoke about using apps to prevent such loss.

Board of Regents Approves Appointments of Grover E. Murray Professors

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the appointments of TTUHSC faculty Sherry Sancibrian and Thomas Hale, Ph.D., R.Ph., as Grover E. Murray Professors.

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Rural Adolescents

Leigh Ann Reel, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A, discussed the causes and prevention strategies for noise-induced hearing loss, particularly for adolescents in rural areas.

TTUHSC Excels in National NSF Innovation Corps Teams

With a regional I-Corps Innovation Hub just down the street from TTUHSC's Lubbock campus, there are continuous opportunities for participation from students and faculty within the Texas Tech University System.

Using Simulations in Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical simulations have become an extremely valuable training tool used in the TTUHSC M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology program.

Rural Healthcare for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with disabilities can face specific challenges when accessing healthcare, and those in rural areas can experience roadblocks. TTUHSC is working to improve the experience.

TTUHSC Receives Health Resources and Services Administration Grants for Permian Basin

HRSA recently awarded grants to the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Health Professions and School of Medicine on the Permian Basin campus.

Developing Troubleshooting Skills in Molecular Pathology Students

Ericka Hendrix, PhD, MB(ASCP)cm, spoke about the training and education involved for diagnostic molecular scientists and how the pandemic has affected the role.

Arts Summer Program Offers Creative Outlet for Individuals with Aphasia

The Summer Aphasia Arts Program is a two-week arts camp that focuses on visual art, choir and theater.

Increasing Awareness of Patient Access to Physical Therapy in Texas

Gary Kearns, ScD, PT, spoke about the current state of physical therapy accessibility in Texas.

A Key Part of Educational Audiology at TTUHSC: Exploring the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf

Tori Gustafson, AuD, spoke about how the TTUHSC Doctor of Audiology Program supports the work being accomplished at the Lubbock Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (RDSPD).

Walking in the Shoes of Someone With Aphasia

Melinda Corwin, Ph.D., discussed the causes of aphasia and the unique challenges that people with aphasia face on a daily basis.

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.

Tags