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Kenneth Nugent

Kenneth Nugent, MD

  • Associate Director
  • Endowed Chair
  • Medical Director
  • Director
  • Professor of Medicine
Office Phone: 806-743-3155
Email: kenneth.nugent@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 9410
Lubbock TX 79430-9410

Positions:

  • Associate Director, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 2009-Present
  • Endowed Chair, University Medical Center (UMC) Lubbock, Texas 1997-Present
  • Medical Director, South Plains College Lubbock, Texas 1990-Present
  • Director, University Medical Center Lubbock 1990-Present
  • Professor of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, Texas 1986-Present

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Fellow: University of Iowa, 1978
  • Resident: University of Iowa, 1976
  • Research Associate: Laboratory of Streptococcal Diseases, National Institute of Health (NIH), 1974
  • Intern: University of Iowa, 1972

Education:

  • MD: Washington University, 1971
  • BA: Universitiy of Texas, 1967

Selected Publications:

  • Adiga, Avinash & Panikkath, Deepa & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) A review of inflammatory bowel disease in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. J AIDS Clin Res, 7, 5, 1-4.
  • Edriss, H & Selvan, K & Denga, T & Rodriguez, T & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) Characteristics And Diagnoses Of Elderly Patients Referred To A Pulmonary Vascular Clinic For Evaluation Of Possible Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 193, A3969.
  • Sotello, David & Edriss, Hawa & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) Clinical studies with high flow nasal cannula oxygen delivery in 2015. Southwest Respiratory Critical Care Chronicles, 4, 14, 17-22.
  • Sigler, Meredith & Tseng, J & Turner, A & Valdez, K & Edriss, H & Selvan, K & Alalawi, Raed & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) Early Mobilization of Patients on Mechanical Ventilators: A Pilot Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 193, A2301.
  • Edriss, H & Whiting, J & Yang, Shengping & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) Peak Pressures And Pao2/fio2 Ratios On Day 2 Predict Outcomes In Patients On Mechanical Ventilators. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 193, A5240.

Selected Presentations:

  • Characteristics And Diagnoses Of Elderly Patients Referred To A Pulmonary Vascular Clinic For Evaluation Of Possible Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. American Thoracic Society (ATS), San Francisco, California; May 2016.
  • Early Mobilization of Patients on Mechanical Ventilators: A Pilot Study. American Thoracic Society (ATS), San Francisco, California; May 2016.
  • Peak Pressures And Pao2/fio2 Ratios On Day 2 Predict Outcomes In Patients On Mechanical Ventilators. American Thoracic Society (ATS), San Francisco, California; May 2016.
  • Sepsis and acute respiratory failure. Texas Society for Respiratory Care, Lubbock, Texas; May 2016.
  • Evaluation of hemoglobin A1C and admission blood glucose as predictors of in-hospital and 12-month mortality in patients with STEMI. American College of Cardiology, Chicago, Illinois; April 2016.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Intervention Study In Women Wanting to Lose Weight 2012-
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $20,000
    Principal
    Research Related
  • Aging and Quality of Life in the Southwest: A Comprehensive Competency-Based Program to Strengthen Physicians’ Training in Geriatrics 2006-2010
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $1,997,947

    Instructional Related
  • Healthy aging in the Southwest: training residents for community-based care 2003-2006
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $242,627

    Instructional Related

Selected Awards:

  • Outstanding Physician, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2013.
  • President's Outstanding Professor Award, 2013.
  • Outstanding Clerkship Educator, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2012.
  • Dean's Unsung Hero Award, Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2009.
  • Clinical Science Teaching Award, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2007.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • MSII Lecture - 2015
  • MSCI5103 Structure & Function of Major Organ Systems (MOS) - Spring 2015

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • Diagnosis and Management: MICU, Pulmonary Consultation, and General Internal Medicine - 2015
  • Internal Medicine Residency - 2015
  • Pulmonary Function - 2015
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2015
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2014
Date last updated: 5/30/2016
Clinical Interests

Clinical problems in pulmonary disease

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