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Cynthia Jumper

Cindy Jumper, MD, MPH

  • Vice President of Health Policy
  • Adjunct Faculty Member
  • Chairman
  • Professor
  • Joint Appointment
  • Vice-President Health Policy
Office Phone: 806-743-3107
Email: cynthia.jumper@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St.
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Vice President of Health Policy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2014-Present
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX 2010-Present
  • Chairman, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2008-Present
  • Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2006-Present
  • Joint Appointment, Microbiology/Immunology-TTUHSC Lubbock, TX 2004-Present

Admin Assignments:

  • Vice-President, Health Policy Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX 2014-Present
  • Chief of Staff, University Medical Center Lubbock, TX 2012-2014
  • Associate Director, Southwest Cancer Treatment & Research Center University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX 2003-2012
  • Vice-President, Medical Affairs University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX 2003-2012
  • Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, Southwest Regional Specialty Hospital, Lubbock 2000-2012

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, 1994
  • Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1991
  • Internship: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center , 1989

Education:

  • MPH: University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1996
  • MD: Texas Tech University HSC, 1988
  • BS: West Texas State Univeristy, 1984
  • BSN: West Texas State University, 1981

Selected Publications:

  • Chiriva-Internati, Maurizio & Mirandola, L & Yu, Y & Kim, M & Jenkins, M & Figueroa, Jose & Jumper, Cynthia & Alalawi, Raed (2014) Selective expression and immunogenicity of the cancer/testis antigens SP17, AKAP4 and PTTG1 in non-small cell lung carcinoma: new candidates for immunotherapy Chest.
  • Panikkath, Ragesh & Jumper, Cynthia & Mulkey, Zachary (2013) Multilobar lung infiltrates after exposure to dust storm: the haboob syndrome. American Journal of Medicine, 126, 5-7.
  • Lowe, Devin & Shearer, Michael & Aldrich, Joel & Winn, Richard & Jumper, Cynthia & C, Kennedy (2012) Role of the innate immune response and tumor immunity associated with simian virus 40 large tumor antigen J Virol, 84, 19, 10121-30.
  • Aldrich, J & Shearer, M & Lowe, D & Winn, Richard & Jumper, Cynthia & Kennedy, R & Bright, Robert August (2012) The role of Gamma Interferon in DNA caccine-induced tumor immunity targeting simian virus 40 large tumor antigen Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy.
  • Karakitsos, D & Papanikolaou, J & Karabinis, A & Alalawi, Raed & Wachtel, Mitchell & Jumper, Cynthia & Alexopoulos, D & Davlouros, D March (2012) Acute Effect of Sildenafil on Central Hemodynamics in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with WHO Group III Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Ventricular Failure Necessitating Administration of Dobutamine International Journal of Cardiology.

Selected Presentations:

  • Chemokine receptors as novel targets of the oncogene Notch1 in acute lymphoblastic leukemia American Society for Clinical Oncology, .
  • Notch receptors promote human multiple myeloma cell growth in vitro and bone marrow invasion in vivo through the CXCR4/SDF1 axis American Society for Clinical Oncology, .
  • Selective expression of the Sp17/AKAP4/PTTG1 in NSCLC for detection and therapy American Society for Clinical Oncology, .
  • To Treat or Not to Treat: Discontinuing the Doctor-Patient Relationship TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX; April 2013.
  • Novel tumor markers in non-small cell lung cancer detected both in serology and tissue American Society of Clinical Oncology, Chicago, IL; June 2012.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Health Care Professionals Cancer Prevention project -
    Awarded by Cancer Prevention Research Inst TX
    in the amount of $300,000

    Research Related
  • The Differential Utility of Chewing Gum and Exercise as Adjuncts in Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence Among Women and Men 2010-
    Awarded by TX Tech Univ HSC
    in the amount of $0


  • The Different Utility of Chewing Gum and Exercise as Adjuncts in Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence among Women and Men 2011-2012
    Awarded by Univ Med Ctr Fdn
    in the amount of $20,000


  • Chronic Kidney Disease in Texas 2009-2011
    Awarded by TX Dept State Health Svc
    in the amount of $1,000,000
    Principal
    Research Related
  • The Texas Medicaid Program Curriculum for Dental Students and Medical/Dental Residents in Texas 2009-2010
    Awarded by TX Health & Human Svc Commiss
    in the amount of $102,209

    Instructional Related

Selected Awards:

  • Best Doctor in America, 2013.
  • Distinguished Alumni, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2011.
  • President's Community Engagement Award, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2008.
  • Silver Stirrup , American Cancer Society, 2008.
  • Women of Distinction, Girl Scouts of Texas and Oklahoma Plains, 2008.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • Early Clinical Experience II -
  • Foundations for Medical Practice -
  • Gross Anatomy -
  • JAMP-Joint Admissions Medical Preceptor, Summer Enrichment Program -
  • Master Clinical Teacher- Early Clinical Expierence I -

Selected Directed Student Learning:

  • Dissertation Committee Member 2009 - 2012
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2006 - 2010
  • Dissertation Committee Member 2000 - 2003
  • Dissertation Committee Member 1999 - 2002
  • Master's Thesis Committee Member 2001 - 2001
Date last updated: 3/13/2014
Research Interests

Lung Cancer, Education

Teaching Interests

Pulmonary, Critical Care, Lung Cancer, Internal Medicine and Ethics

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