The Beat - February 2017 | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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February 2017 Edition (Archives)

'Hoof Prints' Horse Statues Approach Anniversary

A city-wide public art project in Amarillo, and TTUHSC’s horse in the collection, turn 15 this year. MORE»

Pride of the Masked Rider

Amarillo Researcher Utilizing Adult Stem Cells to Find Cures

Hiranmoy Das, Ph.D. is focusing his research on isolating and expanding a variety of human adult stem cells and using them for the treatment of various degenerative diseases. MORE»

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

TPPC Responds Quickly to Local Poisoning Tragedy

Texas Panhandle Poison Center's medical director was on duty at the BSA emergency room when the first patients arrived following a tragedy that struck an Amarillo family. MORE»

Texas Panhandle Poison Center

Amarillo Research Students to Be Honored at Baltimore Meeting

A group of students working toward their Ph.D. as research assistants for the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences each received a travel support award to attend the Society of Toxicology’s 56th Annual Meeting in March. MORE»

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

SimCentral Construction on Schedule

According to the builders, everything is on schedule and the new SimCentral facility is set to begin classes this fallMORE»


Amarillo Pharmacy Team Advances to National Competition

Three second-year Amarillo pharmacy students teamed up to win the local round of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Clinical Research Challenge, and will advance to ACCP’s Online Journal Club competitionMORE»

TTUHSC School of Pharmacy

TTUHSC Grant Provides Screening for Area Women

Nearly 100 women were able to receive cervical cancer screening, at no cost to them, at two events hosted by the TTUHSC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology in Hereford and Amarillo. MORE»


Second Day of the Woman Set for Amarillo

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health is set to host its Day of the Woman symposium in Amarillo from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 9 at the Polk Street United Methodist Church. MORE»

Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health

Amarillo Nursing Grads Ace NCLEX

All seven students who recently graduated from programs at the TTUHSC School of Nursing in Amarillo have passed their National Council Licensure Examination. MORE»

TTUHSC School of Nursing

Walgreens Donates Diversity Funds to School of Pharmacy

Thomas Thekkumkara, Ph.D., Amarillo regional dean for the School of Pharmacy, accepted an $8,000 check from Walgreens representatives Jan. 26 as part of the Walgreens Diversity Initiative. MORE»


NWTHS Honors TTUHSC Pharmacy Alum

Matt Tate, Pharm.D., a School of Pharmacy graduate from the Amarillo campus, was recently selected as the 2016 Mickey Dan Cornett Pharmacist of the Year by the Department of Pharmacy at Northwest Texas Healthcare System. MORE»

Northwest Texas Healthcare System

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