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Bridging Academia and Industry to Advance Drone Technologies

Alongside Texas Tech University and 2THEDGE, a leading technology consulting and investing firm, TTUHSC unveiled the groundwork of a future public-private collaboration supporting the advancement of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) research at a summit event on the TTUHSC campus Wednesday, April 6.

TTUHSC Faculty Receive Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards

Texas Tech University System (TTU System) Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., and TTUHSC Provost and Chief Academic Officer Darrin D’Agostino, D. O., presented the 2022 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards March 3.

Accessible Help for Healthier Children in West Texas

An initiative brought about by the TCMHCC, this beneficial program is funded by the Texas Legislature in order to equip children across the state with the best possible care. As one of only 12 regional hubs, TTUHSC’s involvement allows promising opportunities for West Texas health care providers and their patients.

TTUHSC Recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution

The Hispanic-Serving Institution designation is granted to eligible institutions of higher education with an enrollment of undergraduate full-time Hispanic students greater than 25%, in addition to other criteria set by the Department of Education that promotes accessibility and affordability to traditionally underrepresented communities.

TTUHSC Vision Highlighted at State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation

On Nov. 4, Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) spoke at the State of the University & Faculty Award Convocation. Rice-Spearman emphasized TTUHSC’s vision—to transform health care through innovation and collaboration.

New TTUHSC Program Seeks to Inspire Research Innovation, Collaboration

The new Innovation Bridge Grant Program, a collaborative effort between Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and the Texas Tech University (TTU) Innovation Hub, seeks to develop and support organized pathways for TTUHSC students and faculty members to test and build their ideas and innovations.

Above and Beyond

TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Patricia Warnock reflects on her volunteer work during the COVID-19 pandemic

Illustrating the Versatility of Pharmacy

TTUHSC residency alumni Joseph Zorek’s new book uses illustrated case studies and other innovative approaches as inspiration for the next generation of pharmacists.

New Book Emphasizes the Importance, Impact of Community Health Workers

Julie St. John, the associate dean for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), is the lead editor for a new textbook detailing the work of community health workers (CHWs).

West Texas Professionals Support the Future of Rural Health Care

WISH, or West Texas Innovations Serving Healthcare professionals, is a web-based platform that enables professionals within the TTU College of Engineering and experts at the TTUHSC School of Medicine to connect with the health care professionals in rural hospitals for developing technologies or allowing access to technical expertise.

Separate Teams, Shared Vision

TTUHSC’s Department of Human Resources and Office of People and Values now function independently—but work together to fulfill shared goals

Facilitating the Collaborative Spirit of Research

The Image Analysis and Molecular Biology Core Facilities, or “the Core" facilities, are research laboratories located on the 4th and 5th floors at the TTUHSC campus in Lubbock. These facilities provide unique opportunities and support for the faculty, staff and students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in their pursuit of groundbreaking research.

TTUHSC Vision in Action

Highlights of some of the individuals who have been recognized by others within the TTUHSC community for upholding the university’s values-based culture while shaping the future of health care for our institution.

Highlighting Innovation and Collaboration at TTUHSC

The new vision at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) aims to transform health care through innovation and collaboration. The vision is not only about the biggest names in science and leadership—everyone plays a vital role.

Innovation and Collaboration at Work: The New Modular Skills Trainer

The Modular Skills Trainer is a portable solution to assist students in skills practice and competency development. Sharon Decker, RN, PhD, and the School of Nursing worked together to make this idea a reality.

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