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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:

  • Edriss, H & Denega, T & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) Pulmonary vein stenosis. Southwest Respiratory Critical Care Chronicles, 4, 41-44.
  • Mahmood, T & Cuevas, J & Huizar, I & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) The effect of disease modifying drugs on the lung in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Southwest Respiratory Critical Care Chronicles, 4, 3-11.
  • Jaffar, N & Edriss, H & Nugent, Kenneth (2016) The effect of short term hyperglycemia on the innate immune system. Am J Med Sci, 351, 201-211.
  • Ragesh Panikkath, D & Adiga, A & Nugent, Kenneth February (2016) A case of headache and visual loss - Granulomatosis with polyangitis mimicking giant cell arteritis. J Invest Med, 64, 2, 694.
  • Gebremariam, D & Wondimagegnehu, N & Mohamed, A & Nugent, Kenneth February (2016) Acute pulmonary noncardial injection superimposed on chronic relapsing granulomatosis - a significant diagnostic challenge. J Invest Med, 64, 2, 623.

Selected Presentations:

  • Central nervous system varicella zoster virus (CNS-VZV) vasculopathy in HIV patients. February 2016.
  • Ventilator associated complication. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI), New Orleans, LA; February 2015.
  • Update in COPD. Lubbock, TX; March 2012.
  • Monitoring sedation in the intensive care unit using actigraphy. American Thoracic Society (ATS), Denver, CO; May 2011.
  • Pericardial tamponade as initial presentation of acute leukemia. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI), New Orleans, LA; February 2011.

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 Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2015
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2014
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2013
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2012
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2011
Date last updated: 5/5/2016
Clinical Interests

Clinical problems in pulmonary disease

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