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Researchers Study the Impact of Cancer on Hispanic Patients and Their Caregivers

TTUHSC Cytogenetic Technologist Jasbir Bisht and a team from P. Hemachandra Reddy’s internal medicine laboratory analyzed the impact of cancer in Hispanics in comparison to other ethnic groups.

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.

Luck of the Irish Welcome; Hard Work a Must

TTUHSC medical students participated in Match Day Friday, March 17.

TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Residency Assignments on Match Day

On March 15, TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy students interested in completing a residency after they graduate learned where they would spend the next stage of their training.

Meta-Analysis Shows Association Between Autism in Children and Cardiometabolic Diseases

Chanaka N. Kahathuduwa, M.D., Ph.D., and a collaborative team from TTUHSC and TTU conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to help provide an insight into a possible ASD-cardiometabolic diseases link.

Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Hosts TTUHSC’s 35th Student Research Week

Student Research Week provides an opportunity for TTUHSC student investigators to showcase their work and hear presentations from distinguished national speakers related to the year’s specific theme.

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.

Paving a Smoother Path to Manuscript Publication

Shane Harper, DMS, PA-C, is the founding editor-in-chief for the West Texas Journal of Medicine, which published its inaugural issue in December.

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.

TTUHSC Names Executive Director for Telehealth Technology and Innovation

TTUHSC has named John Gachago, DHA, as the executive director for Telehealth Technology and Innovation.

TTUHSC Permian Basin Featured at Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Meeting

In conjunction with the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents meeting, TTUHSC showcased clinical and academic highlights at the Odessa and Midland university locations.

TTUHSC Receives Approval for First Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program

TTUHSC received approval and accreditation from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) for a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics.

TTUHSC School of Medicine Names Brigadier General as New Executive Associate Dean and Executive Director of Medical Practice

TTUHSC School of Medicine announced the appointment of Martin Clay, Jr. as the executive associate dean and executive director of the Central Operating Departments for the TTUHSC MPIP.

Texas Tech and TTUHSC Faculty Named NAI Senior Members

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has designated four faculty members from the Texas Tech University System as Senior Members.

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.

Society of Toxicology Tabs School of Pharmacy Grad Student for 2023 Award

Shreyas Gaikwad, a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, was selected for the Society of Toxicology's Syngenta Fellowship Award.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Names Srivastava as 2022 Fellow

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has selected Srivastava as a Class of 2022 Fellow.

Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.

Tranquility Room Offers TTUHSC a Space for Wellness

Associate Professor Hollis Franco, Ph.D., RN, MEDSURG-BC, is forging a path toward mental health and wellness for all—especially for members of the health care community who struggle to maintain their own well-being.

Heart Health and the Pharmacist’s Role

For Eric MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., professor and chair for the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, TTUHSC in Amarillo, cardiovascular health is a daily focus.