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National Breast Cancer Foundation Gives Grant to Help Breast Care Center Patients at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso

In addition to assisting with access to care, such as transportation and general needs like groceries, the grant will allow the Breast Care Center to screen for mental and emotional distress using tablets. Currently, patients participate in an...
19-Feb-2024 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso is Designated Mothers’ Milk Bank Donation Site

Breast milk, renowned for its nutritional benefits and immune-boosting properties, is a precious resource for vulnerable Texas babies facing health challenges.
9-Feb-2024 11:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Master of the Drill: Hunt School of Dental Medicine is Revolutionizing Dental Practice

As an assistant professor and assistant director of general dentistry, Dr. Andino endorses early hands-on patient care by all dental students, even those in their first year.
5-Feb-2024 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Texas Tech Health El Paso Hosts Health Science Workshops for Middle School Students

Medventure for Your Future - a free event for middle school students is designed to stimulate an enthusiasm for science and medicine in students.
1-Feb-2024 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Researcher Receives Prestigious AACR Award, Spearheading Diversity in Cancer Research

The award recognizes Dr. Chacon’s role as co-inventor of a licensed patent involving cancer immunotherapy.
17-Jan-2024 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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TTUHSC El Paso Hunt School of Nursing Receives Grant from the Trellis Foundation

The three-year pilot project will provide grants to senior-level students in the Hunt School of Nursing’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program as compensation for their clinical training with local hospital partners.
26-Oct-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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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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