World Down Syndrome Day
World Down syndrome Day was established to raise awareness about Down syndrome and to promote inclusion and acceptance of people with Down syndrome in all aspects of society.
Adolescents and Substance Use Disorders
Zach Sneed, Ph.D., discussed the effects of substance abuse on adolescents and their families, and how substance abuse counseling can help.
TTUHSC Opens New Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and tour for the new Your Life Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic March 1, 2023.
The Importance of Athletic Trainers: Damar Hamlin’s Injury
Larry Munger and DJ Gililland discuss the amazing work that was on display by the Bills’ medical staff and how this injury could serve as a wake-up call for the importance of athletic trainers at all levels of sport.
How Social Media is Impacting Healthcare
Moumita Choudhury Au.D., CCC-A, spoke about the present and future of social media’s impact on healthcare in general and on hearing healthcare specifically.
Youth Sports and Long-term Athletic Development
Toby Brooks, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, discussed the current state of youth sports and what needs to change for kids to get the most out of athletics at every level.
Maintaining Mental Wellness Through the Holidays
Logan Winkelman, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC, discussed what stressors the holidays can bring out, and how to maintain boundaries and self-care throughout the season.
Raising Awareness for Persons with Disabilities
Living with a disability has many effects on a person’s life, both positive and negative. Overcoming obstacles, achieving goals or dreams, and living a fulfilling life are all things that anyone can relate to.
How to Become an Athletic Trainer in the NFL
Athletic training (AT) is a field of medicine focused on patient-centered care through injury prevention and treatment. Athletic training is a popular career field because of the vast need for the skillsets of these professionals.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Research Grants Fund Eight New TTUHSC Initiatives
Eight teams within the TTUHSC community were chosen as recipients of research grants offered through the Office of DEI, in collaboration with the Office of Research and the Office of the Provost.
TTUHSC Clinical Laboratory Science Program Transforms to Medical Laboratory Science in 2023
The Clinical Laboratory Science Program offers a traditional face-to-face or online hybrid bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science. Beginning in Fall 2023, the program will change its name to Medical Laboratory Science.
Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo Serves Families, Benefits Students
On October 15, the Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE) hosted the Interprofessional Toy Fair and Expo, created for children ages 0-3 who receive early intervention services for developmental delays and disabilities.
TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Honored
The heroic actions of John Cheng, M.D., saved dozens of lives on May 15, 2022. At the TTUHSC Distinguished Alumni Awards, Cheng’s wife Elise was presented the first TTUHSC Presidential Award for Heroism.
Treating Mental Health in Rural Areas
Sarah Stringer, DMSc, PA-C, CAQ-Psych., spoke about the role that physician assistants can play in bringing mental health treatment to rural populations.
Mental Healthcare for Children in a Post-COVID World
Lynn Jennings, Ph.D., LPCS, LSOTP, spoke about the toll that the COVID pandemic has taken on children’s mental health, how to spot signs of a mental health issue, and when to seek treatment.
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.
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