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Aug. 19

Abstract deadline for Fifth Annual Gender-Specific Medicine & Women's Health Symposium


Symposium will highlight sex and gender differences in chronic medicine.
Keynote speaker: Mala Mahendroo, Ph.D., from UT Southwestern.


Aug. 19 through Aug. 20 

40th Annual Pediatric Postgraduate Conference on Clinical Pediatrics
International Cultural Center
601 Indiana Ave., Lubbock, Texas

The purpose of this conference is to provide health care professionals with 
recent and continuing advancements in the field of pediatrics. Input from previous evaluations, faculty expertise and newly released and relevant clinical data are used to determine needs and scope of topics. Top pediatric experts from across the country are scheduled to speak.

Presentations and speakers will include:

Pediatric Exanthema: When to Worry and How to Fix Them
Ashley Sturgeon, M.D.

Vaping: Smoke and Mirrors
Janet F. Williams, M.D.

Psoriasis in Children
Michelle Tarbox, M.D.

Pearls on the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Food Allergy
Robert Mamlok, M.D.

Parental Vaccine Refusal – Reckless or a Right? How Disneyland Changed the Way We Think About Personal Belief Exemptions
Susan H. Wootton, M.D.

Misperceptions and Dangers of Consuming Raw Milk
Susan H. Wootton, M.D.

Current Trends in the Assessment and Management of Vestibular and Hearing Disorders in the Pediatric Population, Part 1 and 2
Steven Zupancic, Au.D., Ph.D.

Marijuana Remains a Schedule I Drug
Janet F. Williams, M.D.

What Pediatricians and Parents Must Know to Guide Children in Today’s Digital World
Heidi Roman, M.D.

An Update on the Zika Virus
Fatma Levent, M.D.

Teens and Media: The Current Landscape
Heidi Roman, M.D.

Social Media and Cyberbullying: A Collaborative Opportunity Between Pediatricians and Educators
Elizabeth Sledge, M.D.

For more information, contact Myra Jones at (806) 743-2929 or visit


Sept. 17

School of Pharmacy Tailgate
TTUHSC parking lot (Fourth Street and Texas Tech Parkway)
Lubbock, Texas

Get your guns up for the Texas Tech vs. Louisiana Tech football game at the School of Pharmacy Tailgate!
All pharmacy students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome. 

United Supermarket pharmacy will be sponsoring the tailgate meal, so come enjoy free food with your TTUHSC pharmacy friends!

RSVP by Sept. 4 to with the number of people in your group who will be eating.


Sept. 23 through Sept. 25

Fourth World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education
Lubbock, Texas

This year’s conference will provide the opportunity for medical practitioners, educators, trainees and students to learn from national and international industry professionals and leading physicians from all areas of ultrasound.

For more information, please visit or email


Oct. 21

Fifth Annual Gender-Specific Medicine & Women's Health Symposium
TTUHSC, Academic Classroom Building Room 100
Lubbock, Texas

Highlighting sex and gender differences in chronic medicine. Keynote speaker: Mala Mahendroo, Ph.D., from UT Southwestern.

Abstract deadline: Aug. 19

For more information, please visit or email


Dec. 10

TTUHSC Commencement

School of Nursing
3 p.m.
United Supermarkets Arena, Texas Tech University campus, Lubbock 

For more information, visit the TTUHSC Student Services website.