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First-year medical students receive white coats.
Program provides guidance, advice to rural high school students seeking health care careers.
Dr. Brittany Bankhead-Kendall discusses how this summer has seen in increase of traumatic injuries and how you can avoid becoming a victim of those injuries.
A TTUHSC dermatologist and an orthopedic surgeon, help you plan ahead to enjoy the warm weather intelligently.
Tips for Living with Seasonal Plants, Heat and Insects.
Dr. Lori Rice-Spearman reflects on her first year as President of TTUHSC.
TTUHSC Expert Warns About Dangers of High Temperatures and Kids in Cars
After the pandemic forced the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) to host its first virtual graduation tribute last year, the university returned to more traditional commencement ceremonies for its 2021 class. Graduates from the School of Nursing, the School of Health Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences crossed the stage May 7-8 at United Supermarkets Arena.
Resources for mental health awareness month.
Pandemic, restrictions have increased mental health risks for nursing home caregivers
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing is celebrating 40 years of educating nurses. The school counts almost 2,000 students across the state and nearly 17,000 graduates as of May 2021.
Pandemic challenges The Free Clinic to provide health care through telemedicine.
Joehassin Cordero, M.D. says most people have been educated to do self-checks for breast or testicular cancer. But April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and ENT doctors want to ask, “How is your oral health?”
Woman’s PCOS battle began in teenage years, ends with daughter on the way.
TTUHSC collaborates with Mansfield, Methodist Health System to address nursing shortage.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced changes to medical schools across the country with the 2021 residency recruitment, interview and Match Day processes. Fourth-year students went virtual for their residency interviews, adjusted clinical rotations and lived through the academic adjustments due to the pandemic.
Several studies have shown FEVAR to be safer than open repair to treat complex aneurysms because FEVAR reduces the risk of death and minimizes other complications and the need for blood transfusions.
COVID-19 Vaccine Arrives in Texas.
TMS is a noninvasive procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain to improve symptoms of depression. The treatment for severe depression involves delivering repetitive magnetic pulses to a specific area of the brain. TMS is typically used when other depression treatments have not been effective.
Texas Tech Physicians Give Safety Tips for Aspiring Monsters and Superheroes.
Twindemic refers to the dual threat of a severe influenza (flu) outbreak coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall and winter of 2020. Flu and COVID-19 are both contagious respiratory illnesses but are caused by different viruses. Health experts say because some of the flu and COVID-19 symptoms are so similar, it may be hard to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. Health care professionals urge everyone to get a flu vaccine.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in reproductive- aged women. It affects at least 10% of women, increasing their risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, cancer and infertility. To help improve the health of these women, a research team led by Jennifer Phy, D.O., an associate professor at the TTUHSC School of Medicine, developed a new dietary approach to managing the syndrome.
West Texas Mental Health Collaborative unviels Meadows report findings and status of region's mental health.
Texas Tech Physicians First in State to Perform Procedure.
With increasing health risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine and Alumni Relations hosted a welcome parade Friday (July 31) for first-year medical students – replacing the traditional parade fanfare with stethoscopes, white coats and scrubs.
TTUHSC expert and infectious disease doctor says they will save lives.
The Texas Tech Mental Health Initiative, an effort of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Department of Psychiatry, seeks to bring awareness to mental health issues by connecting local partners, Lubbock-area professionals and community members with TTUHSC & TTU faculty.
TTUHSC experts give advice on ear, eye, COVID-19 protection
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents and Chancellor Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., announced today (June 5) the official appointment of Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D., as the ninth president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).
Though unable to conduct traditional graduation festivities, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) will recognize the grace and determination with which its Class of 2020 overcame the trials and hardships brought on by a pandemic with in its first-ever virtual graduation tribute.
Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy looks to become a resource for health care communities across the state.
The U.S. News and World Report ranked the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine as the most affordable medical school in the country for out-of-state and in-state tuition and fees.
TTUHSC doctor recommends listening over lecturing.
Dr. Steven Berk compares COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes to the severity of cruise ship outbreaks.
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) named Dawndra Sechrist, OTR, Ph.D., as the new dean of the School of Health Professions.
A TTUHSC team of health care professionals, staff and students work to solve PPE shortages.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University join forces to develop 3D-printed face masks, shields to fight COVID-19.
TTUHSC expert discusses addiction and different ways to keep social distancing from effecting recovery.
Sometimes we don’t know how good we’ve got it until it goes away. That can certainly apply to many people who are being forced to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With Zoom meetings, FaceTime and other technology, we may be able to maintain face-to-face contact, but we miss out on the simple take-it-for-granted physical exercise that comes from walking across campus or down long halls to speak to colleagues.
The spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has spawned a global pandemic, also has transformed the dynamics in many households. Children, used to the more structured life of school, may be experiencing fear, anxiety and boredom. Parents, accustomed to dealing with work-related tasks from office buildings, warehouses, trucks or other job settings now must meet job responsibilities with homebound children in the adjoining room.
Students from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry hosted the university’s 32nd Student Research Week March 10-13 in Lubbock.
One by one, public gatherings and events have been canceled due to social distancing in order to avoid spreading illness and Match Day was no different. Fourth-year medical students from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine participated in Match Day March 20 via email.
TTUHSC experts weigh in on what you need to know about Coronavirus Disease COVID-19.
5th graders from Wolffarth Elementary visited TTUHSC to become doctors for a day.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) announced today (Dec. 17) The Campaign for Your Life, Our Purpose raised more than $102.5 million, surpassing its goal of $100 million.