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rural mentorship

Program provides guidance, advice to rural high school students seeking health care careers.

summer traumas

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.

summer skin and safety

A TTUHSC dermatologist and an orthopedic surgeon, help you plan ahead to enjoy the warm weather intelligently.

summer skin rashes

Tips for Living with Seasonal Plants, Heat and Insects.

lrs op-ed

Dr. Lori Rice-Spearman reflects on her first year as President of TTUHSC.

cars and high temps

TTUHSC Expert Warns About Dangers of High Temperatures and Kids in Cars

2021 grad ceremonies

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.

wakefield mental health month

Resources for mental health awareness month.

sarangi nursing home

Pandemic, restrictions have increased mental health risks for nursing home caregivers

son 40th

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.

the free clinic telemedicine

Pandemic challenges The Free Clinic to provide health care through telemedicine.

oral cancer awareness

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?”

infertility awareness week

Woman’s PCOS battle began in teenage years, ends with daughter on the way.

son mansfield collaboration

TTUHSC collaborates with Mansfield, Methodist Health System to address nursing shortage.

match day 2021

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.

fevar procedure

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 vaccine

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.

halloween safety 2020

Texas Tech Physicians Give Safety Tips for Aspiring Monsters and Superheroes.

flu shot 2020

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.

phy pcos awareness

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.

mhi presser

West Texas Mental Health Collaborative unviels Meadows report findings and status of region's mental health.

ansari pad procedure

Texas Tech Physicians First in State to Perform Procedure.

scrub party parade

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.

berk mask oped

TTUHSC expert and infectious disease doctor says they will save lives.

nancy trevino

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.

fireworks safety

TTUHSC experts give advice on ear, eye, COVID-19 protection

ttuhsc new president

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).

2020 grad tribute

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.

amarillo vtm production

Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy looks to become a resource for health care communities across the state.

som most affordable

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.

culberson covid seniors

TTUHSC doctor recommends listening over lecturing.

berk nursing homes covid

Dr. Steven Berk compares COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes to the severity of cruise ship outbreaks.

sechrist new shp dean

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) named Dawndra Sechrist, OTR, Ph.D., as the new dean of the School of Health Professions.

ppe decontamination

A TTUHSC team of health care professionals, staff and students work to solve PPE shortages.

3d ppe

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Texas Tech University join forces to develop 3D-printed face masks, shields to fight COVID-19.

sneed addiction isolation

TTUHSC expert discusses addiction and different ways to keep social distancing from effecting recovery.

brooks stay fit at home

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.

patterson kids and anxiety

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.

srw 2020

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.

match day 2020

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.

Doctors for a Day

5th graders from Wolffarth Elementary visited TTUHSC to become doctors for a day.

ylop end campaign

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.