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TTUHSC’s Guindon Earns International Award

Josee Guindon, DVM, Ph.D., has been named the 2023 William A Devane Young Investigator Award honoree by the International Cannabinoid Research Society.
11-Jan-2023 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC School of Nursing Celebrates Fall Graduates

More than 460 nurses were graduated from the TTUHSC School of Nursing Saturday, Dec. 17 in Lubbock, Texas. Among those graduates was the first group to complete their last two years of nursing school at the Mansfield satellite campus.
19-Dec-2022 5:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

TTUHSC Names New Dean for the Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center announced Gerard E. Carrino, Ph.D., MPH, has been named dean of the TTUHSC Julia Jones Matthews School of Population and Public Health.
30-Nov-2022 11:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

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When it Comes to Grief, One Size Doesn’t Fit All

More people in the U.S. have discovered Día de los Muertos. Unlike Halloween, it's celebrated over several days and lifts up the spirits of the dead instead of fearing them.
1-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fifth Graders Become Doctors for a Day

More than 70 students from Bean Elementary became doctors for a day at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Students at the “Doctors for a Day” minicamp had the opportunity to get hands-on experience diagnosing patients and working with...
29-Sep-2022 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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TTU System Board of Regents Approves Appointments of Grover E. Murray Professors

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the appointments of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center faculty Sherry Sancibrian and Thomas Hale, Ph.D., R.Ph., as Grover E. Murray Professors.
11-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Arts Summer Program Offers Creative Outlet for Individuals with Aphasia

June is Aphasia Awareness Month and the members of the Summer Aphasia Arts Program held a concert, theatrical performance and an art exhibit after honing their artistic skills over two weeks.
21-Jun-2022 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Humanitarian Effort to Eradicate Schistosomiasis Enters Important Stage

Afzal A. Siddiqui, Ph.D., director of the Center for Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease and chair of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Microbiology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, began his...
16-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Planning Ahead Can Make the First Day of School Less Stressful

Pediatrician recommends these steps parents can take to help their children—and themselves—transition from the swimming pool to the classroom as smoothly as possible.
8-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT

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The Beat Goes On With a Healthy Heart

With approximately 16.3 million Americans aged 20 years and older living with coronary heart disease, Scott Shurmur, M.D., a cardiologist for Texas Tech Physicians and chair for the Department of Internal Medicine at the Texas Tech University...
8-Feb-2022 11:45 AM EST

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Holidays Create Challenges for Those Living With Addiction

For some, attending holiday events with alcohol present, being around the people with whom they used to drink or the smell of their favorite drink can be hard to resist, especially for those with alcohol use disorder.
20-Dec-2021 3:05 PM EST

October Isn’t Just About the Boos, It’s a Time for the Boo-bies

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so let’s review why this deserves our attention.
15-Oct-2021 2:00 PM EDT

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Move the Stigma Needle of Mental Health for Children

Sarah Mallard Wakefield, M.D., pediatric psychiatrist and chair of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Psychiatry offers tips on how to talk to adolescents and young adults who might be struggling with mental health.
20-May-2021 11:45 AM EDT

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How PCOS Can Frustrate Pregnancy Plans: National Infertility Awareness Week:

20-Apr-2021 1:00 PM EDT

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Staying Safe During Fourth of July Celebrations

29-Jun-2020 12:15 PM EDT

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