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Leigh Jenkins

Leigh Jenkins

  • Professor
  • Medical Director Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Director Cardiology Fellowship
  • Medical Director Cardiovascular Services
Office Phone: 806-743-3155 ext 253
Email: leighann.jenkins@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St, STOP 9410
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2004-Present
  • Division Chief, TTUHSC Lubbock, TX 2004-2013
  • Associate Professor, TTUHSC Lubbock, TX 1995-2004
  • Interim Division Chief, TTUHSC Lubbock, TX 1995-1997
  • Assistant Professor, TTUHSC Lubbock, TX 1989-1995

Admin Assignments:

  • Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation University Medical Center, Lubbock Texas -Present
  • Director, Cardiology Fellowship Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock Texas 2007-Present
  • Medical Director, Cardiovascular Services University Medical Center, Lubbock Texas 1998-Present
  • Co-Chair, Dean Search Committee Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock -2005
  • Chairman, Executive Committee, Faculty Council University Medical Center, Lubbock 2004-2005

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Fellow: Louisiana State University, 1988
  • Resident: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1986
  • Intern: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1984

Education:

  • MD: Texas Tech University HSC, 1983

Selected Publications:

  • Yaqub, Yasir & Perez-Verdia, Alejandro & Jenkins, Leigh & Paige, Robert & Nugent, Kenneth (2012) Temporary Transvenous Cardiac Pacing in Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Predicts Increased Mortality 3, 1-7.
  • Yaqub, Yasir & Kumar, Ashwani & Jenkins, Leigh (2011) Case series of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. 5, 266-272.
  • Yaqub, Yasir & Jenkins, Leigh & Suarez, Jose August (2011) LASER endovascular atherectomy with secondary stenting of technically challenging calcied celiac stenosis. 78, 2, 301-3.
  • Otahbachi, Mohammad & Cevik, Cihan & Hodges, David & Kumar, Ashwani & Jenkins, Leigh (2010) A Giant Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and a Massive Eye Hemorrhage Due to Advanced Atherosclerosis in an Eighty-four Year Old Man. 2, 1-2.
  • Jenkins, Leigh & Chokesuwattanskul, Warangkana & J, Terrell (2010) Monophasic Synovial Sarcoma Presenting as Mitral Valve Obstruction. 37, 40, 472-5.

Selected Presentations:

  • THE CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF ALCOHOLISM IN CONGESTIVE HEART SSCI, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.
  • Got Cardiac Markers? Lubbock, TX; February 2013.
  • Redman Syndrome Due to Dual Exposure to Ciprofloxxacin and Radiocontrast agent - Double Exposure may be the Precipitating Factor SSCI, New Orleans, LA; 2012.
  • The Prevalence of Diastolic Dysfunction in Patients with Normal Ventricular Systolic Function in a Hospital Setting - Its Clinical Significance and Progression Texas ACP, November 2012.
  • Transient left ventricular apical ballooning syndrome Southern Society for Clinical Investigators, February 2007.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Identification of heritage-related genetic determinants of cardiovascular diseases in Mexican-Americans and Caucasians 2008-2009
    Awarded by Other, TTUHSC Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke
    in the amount of $15,000
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related
  • A Forty-Eight Week Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Propentofylline with Placebo in Out-Patients with Alzheimer's disease 1996-1999
    Awarded by Other, Hoechst Marion Roussel
    in the amount of $79,890
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related
  • A Twenty-Four Week Study to Compare the Efficacy ans Safety of Propentofylline with placebo in Out-Patients with Vascular Dementia 1996-1999
    Awarded by Other, Hoechst Marion Roussel
    in the amount of $16,661
    Co-Investigator
    Research Related

Selected Awards:

  • Distinguished Service, TTUHSC, 2012.
  • Women of Distiction, Girl Scouts of America, 2009.
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Texas Tech University, 2004.
  • Teacher Award by Student Senate, TTUHSC Family Medicine, 1998.
  • Teacher Award by Student Senate, TTUHSC Family Medicine, 1995.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Studies -
  • Congenital Cardiac Defects -
  • ECG Interpretation -
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease -
  • Pharmacology of Cardiac Drugs -
Date last updated: 6/2/2014
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