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A Fast Track to Nursing

Decreasing the nursing shortage
13-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso’s Federal Designation as a Hispanic-Serving Institution Benefits Our Borderplex

What: Borderplex students from more than a dozen high schools learn about a future in health sciences and the opportunities at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. When: Thursday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where: Activities start at Medical...
8-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Once Ground Zero: El Paso's Remarkable Transformation Through a Pandemic

El Paso's journey began in March 2020 with its first confirmed case of COVID-19. By fall 2020, the city became the nation’s hotspot.
7-Sep-2023 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Steve and Nancy Fox and Family Announce Historic $25 Million Gift to TTUHSC El Paso

Gift of Light, Life and Hope -- The Fox Cancer Center will consolidate outpatient services such as cancer imaging, treatment, research and clinical trials, and outreach programs under one umbrella.
8-Aug-2023 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Receives $6 Million CPRIT Grant for Research on Cancer in Hispanics

“We’re situated in a unique position to address the growing cancer burden among the Hispanic community,” said Dr. Lakshmanaswamy, a biomedical science professor who directs the university’s Center of Emphasis in Cancer. “Our goal is to...
28-Jul-2023 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Professor Receives Grant for Research on Potential Breast Cancer Treatment

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer mortality in women and the primary cause of cancer death among Hispanic women, according to the National Cancer Institute. The Center of Emphasis in Cancer focuses on forms of the disease prevalent...
13-Jul-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso’s Dr. Nancy Weber Joins the Texas Health and Human Services’ Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council

Palliative care focuses on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness at any stage, with the goal of improving the quality of life for both patient and family. It differs from hospice, which assists patients who are nearing...
30-Jun-2023 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Associate Academic Dean Among Women Worth Watching in STEM

2023 Women Worth Watching in STEM
17-Aug-2023 1:00 PM EDT

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Back to School: Eye See You

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Mental Health Among Hispanics

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Dealing with Alzheimer's

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Since 1973, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso has played an important role in El Paso’s health care history through education, research and patient care. Today, TTUHSC El Paso has close to 2,000 faculty and staff members. It is a flourishing health sciences and medical center with offices located in east, central and northeast El Paso. Many of the health care providers in our community in private and group practices received their training on our campus.

The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences offer students the opportunity to expand their knowledge through an innovative curriculum. Our students receive a comprehensive, practical education spanning a broad range of health issues—preparing them for a health care career through hands-on training in clinical and research settings to understand and meet the challenges facing the El Paso community and beyond.

TTUHSC El Paso is located in the second largest binational metropolitan area on the U.S.-Mexico border. It provides the opportunities and environment for direct intellectual and interpersonal exchanges among nursing, medical, and graduate research students on one campus.

The mission of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso is to improve the lives of people in our State and our community by focusing on the unique health care needs of socially and culturally diverse border populations through excellence in integrated education, research, and provide world-class patient care.



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