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Kenneth Nugent

Kenneth Nugent, MD

  • Associate Director
  • Endowed Chair
  • Medical Director
  • Director
  • Chief
  • 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
  • Chief, 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.
  • Ruthirago, D & Julayanount, P & Tantrachoti, P & Kim, J & Nugent, Kenneth January (2016) Cardiac arrhythmias and abnormal electrocardiograms after acute stroke. Am J Med Sci, 351, 1, 112-8.
  • Sotello, D & Rivas, M & Fuller, A & Mahmood, T & Orellana-Barrios, M & Nugent, Kenneth January (2016) Coccidioidomycosis with diffuse miliary pneumonia. Proceedings (Baylor Univ Med Center), 29, 1, 39-41.
  • Lim, S & Panikkath, D & Nugent, Kenneth (2015) A retrospective study of septic arthritis in a tertiary hospital in West Texas with high rates of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Rheumatology International, 35, 1251-6.

Selected Presentations:

  • Central nervous system varicella zoster virus (CNS-VZV) vasculopathy in HIV patients. February 2016.
  • Ventilator associated complication Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, New Orleans, LA; February 2015.
  • Ventiloaro-associated complication. Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI), February 2015.
  • Citalopram overdose can cause noncardiac pulmonary edema Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.
  • Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage: A rare complication post eptifibatide infusion in a peripheral percutaneous intervention Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, New Orleans, LA; February 2014.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • Intervention Study In Women Wantiong to Lose Weight 2012-
    Awarded by
    in the amount of $20,000
    Principal
    Research Related
  • LWBIWH: Intervention Study in Women Wanting to Lose Weight 2012-2014
    Awarded by Local
    in the amount of $8,400
    Principal
    Clinical Service 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 - 2014
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2013
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2012
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2011
  • Sleep, Alertness, and Fatigue in Residents - 2010
Date last updated: 2/11/2016
Clinical Interests

Clinical problems in pulmonary disease

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