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Geriatric Psychiatry Training Program Aims to Ease Shortage

After recently gaining accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, along with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, will soon begin offering the first...
12-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Expected to Push Sepsis Research Forward

The 2019 Society of Critical Care Medicine Weil Research Grant will allow a TTUHSC El Paso professor to continue research that focuses on how different immune cells contribute to the body's response during sepsis, which has a mortality rate of up to...
5-Mar-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


TTP El Paso ALS Clinics Complete First Year of Service

Few words can be as surprising and heartbreaking as when a doctor tells a patient, “I wish I could tell you that you have cancer, because at least we could do something about that.”
26-Jan-2019 5:25 AM EST Add to Favorites


Water T2 Biomarker Could Help Stop Diabetes Before It Starts

“Eureka” moments still happen in scientific research. David P. Cistola, MD, PhD, had his moment in August 2014 when he and his research team discovered a blood biomarker that identifies individuals who could be at risk for Type 2 diabetes and...
14-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Dean named to Texas Graduate Education Advisory Committee

Rajkumar Lakshmanaswamy, Ph.D., dean of TTUHSC El Paso’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, has been appointed to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Graduate Education Advisory Committee. The 24-member committee, which meets up...
1-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How Is That Dental School Coming Along?

By 2021, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso expects to open its fourth school, the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine. Once approved, the WLHSDM will make history as West Texas’ first-ever dental school. To learn what this...
18-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Success of Colorectal Cancer Intervention Program recognized by National Cancer Institute

A Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso initiative that is increasing the number of screenings for colorectal cancer across West Texas has caught the eye of the National Cancer Institute.
29-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

TTUHSC El Paso Designated ‘Hispanic-Serving Institution’

The U.S. Department of Education has recognized Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) as a Title V Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), making it the second Health-Related Institution in the nation to receive this...
16-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Trebek's Announcement: Pancreatic Cancer Researcher Available to Speak

7-Mar-2019 4:35 PM EST


PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT.
16-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT


Cardiologist Warns Against Dissolvable Stents in NEJM

EL PASO, Texas — In a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) editorial published last week, Debabrata Mukherjee, M.D., provides expert commentary on bioresorbable stents, an alternative to the traditional stents used in patients with cardiac...
6-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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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.


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