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Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

Fifth graders from Bean Elementary School became doctors for a day. The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Student National Medical Association (SNMA) hosted the Doctors for a Day Minicamp on Sept. 23.

New Study Explains Mechanisms of Salt Transport and Could Help Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Pablo Artigas, Ph.D., from TTHSC's School of Medicine’s Department of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, published a study with his team of collaborators in Nature Communications.

TTUHSC to Host Lubbock’s Fall Medication Cleanout™

The Texas Panhandle Poison Center (TPPC), managed by the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, will host Lubbock’s Fall Medication Cleanout™ event October 1.

Alzheimer's Awareness and Prevention

Becky Mahan, PharmD, BCACP, FASCP, realized her passion for geriatrics while helping care for her grandmother. Since then, it has grown into a career. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on October 8 in Abilene.

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.

TTUHSC Researchers Receive Second Patent for Specimen Collection Cup

Samuel Prien, Ph.D., and Lindsay Penrose, Ph.D., from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology have recently yielded a patent to help address these male-related issues and raise the rate of successful pregnancies.

TTUHSC to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

TTUHSC this year will observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 with events, webinars and celebrations.

TTUHSC Team Members Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) honored 29 exceptional team members at the 2022 Distinguished Staff Awards ceremony on September 1.

School of Nursing Professor Recognized for Advancing Nursing Education

The NLN announced Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, will receive the NLN Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Teaching or Leadership in Nursing Education.

TTUHSC Scientist Awarded U.S. Patent to Battle Antibiotic Resistance Using Novel Nanoantibiotics

Hongjun Liang, Ph.D., said infection poses a significant challenge for both frontline doctors and scientists alike. It’s a challenge he wants to be able to fight by using innovation to develop a new generation of antibiotics.

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.

Reddy Family Foundation Gives to TTUHSC

P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., and his wife, Arubala P Reddy, Ph.D., have provided TTUHSC with two extraordinary gifts, both of which can help transform the future of health care.

Planning Ahead Can Make the First Day of School Less Stressful

Ana Montanez, M.D., a pediatrician with Texas Tech Physicians, said there are steps parents can take to help their children—and themselves—transition to the classroom as smoothly as possible.

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.

Research Identifies, Exploits Vulnerability in Certain High-Risk Cancers

In a study recently published in Cancer Research, a team of researchers led by C. Patrick Reynolds, M.D., Ph.D., director for the TTUHSC School of Medicine Cancer Center, sought to expand upon his lab’s previous research.

Ashcraft, Pullen Receive American Academy of Nursing Fellowship Designation

AAN named Alyce Ashcraft, Ph.D., R.N., and Richard Pullen, Ed.D., MSN, R.N., from the TTUHSC School of Nursing, among the 250 selected for induction into the 2022 Class of Fellows.

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.

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