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TTUHSC SHP Ranks Among the Top in Texas and the Nation

A number of platforms, including U.S. News and World Report, released rankings highlighting the best Health Sciences University programs. The School of Health Professions programs ranked among the top.

TTUHSC Honors Class of 2024 Graduates at Commencement Ceremonies

TTUHSC hosted commencement ceremonies for all schools for its 1,555-member Class of 2024.

TTUHSC, TTU Scientists Meet at First Amarillo Research Symposium

In April, the TTUHSC Amarillo campus hosted the inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium.

Combat and Communication: Serving Veterans Through Speech Language Pathology

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs employs 459 speech-language pathologists (SLPs) and offers services to over 158 sites of care throughout the VA Health Care System.

The Crisis of Heart Disease and Failure in West Texas

West Texas is facing what TTUHSC Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, Josh TenBensel, DPT, would classify as a “crisis” of heart disease and heart failure.

TTUHSC Teams Excel in Innovation Hub’s 2024-2025 Texas Tech Accelerator Competition

Four teams representing TTUHSC earned a place among the 14 startup teams selected for the 2024-2025 Accelerator Cohort during the Texas Tech Accelerator Competition on April 5.

TTUHSC and the Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative to Present Summit

TTUHSC will collaborate with the Texas Suicide Prevention Collaborative to present the Texas Higher Education Suicide Prevention Spring Summit 8 a.m. to noon May 14. The free event will be virtual.

DNA Day: The Human Genome Project and Advancements in Biotechnology

On April 25, we celebrate DNA Day by talking about one of the most significant advancements in the history of DNA: the completion of the Human Genome Project and how it has shaped the future of biotechnology.

TTUHSC, TTU School of Veterinary Medicine Recognize Student Research During Inaugural Amarillo Research Symposium

More than 100 student and trainee researchers from the TTUHSC and the TTU School of Veterinary Medicine presented research findings at the 2024 Student Research Day on April 19.

Filling the Gap: PA Impact on Rural Health Care

Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Education Elesea Villegas, MPAS, PA-C, spoke about the challenges rural health care currently faces and how PAs are stepping up to better serve the rural patient population.

Richard Greenhill, DHA: Illuminating the Path to AI-Driven Health Care Transformation

Richard Greenhill, DHA, FACHE, CPHQ, shared what’s on the horizon for the future of health care.

Is it COVID, Flu, or RSV? Find Out With Just One Swab

Celesta Gibbs, Assistant Professor in Molecular Pathology for the Department of Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care, spoke about this cutting-edge technology and how it can benefit patients and the future of health care.

TTUHSC Commercial Venture TKQuant Receives European Patent

TKQuant LLC, a company formed through TTUHSC, was awarded the European patent for Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Finding Purpose and Perspective in West Texas

Edgar Garza, second year student in the Master of Athletic Training program, spoke about his journey to TTUHSC and his hopes to shape the future of athletic training.

TTUHSC Simulation Program Celebrates Reaccreditation

The TTUHSC Simulation Program has been granted reaccreditation in the areas of teaching/education and assessment by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the largest health care simulation accrediting body in the world.

Breaking Barriers: Addressing the Stigma of Substance Use Through Interprofessional Education

Zach Sneed, Ph.D., CRC, LCDC, BC-TMH, spoke about the stigmas surrounding substance use, and how providers can effectively collaborate to provide an improved health care experience.

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.

The Intersection of Physical and Mental Health

Associate Professor Dave Schroeder, Ph.D, spoke about the intersection of physical and mental health. Schroeder is the clinical coordinator and former director of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program.

New Year’s Resolutions to Exercise: Why Some Flourish While Others Falter

Toby Brooks, Ph.D., director of the Master of Athletic Training program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s School of Health Professions, advises on fitness goals.

Navigating Screen Time and Mental Health in the Digital Era

Logan Winkelman, Ph.D., program director for the clinical mental health counseling program at TTUHSC, addresses excessive screen time and provides tips to focus on for the new year.

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