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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.
  • Panikkath, Ragesh & Jumper, Cynthia & Mulkey, Zachary (2013) Multilobar lung infiltrates after exposure to dust storm: the haboob syndrome. 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 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.
  • 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.

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
    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
    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
    in the amount of $20,000


  • Chronic Kidney Disease in Texas 2009-2011
    Awarded by
    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
    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: 10/24/2014
Research Interests

Lung Cancer, Education

Teaching Interests

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

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