Global Health Lecture Series | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
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The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health. The lectures will be monthly at 12:00 noon CT. Invited guest speakers will share their personal stories and experiences, research initiatives, and insights into constructive ways to build healthy communities and develop sustainable global health initiatives.

This event is free and open to the public. 

Upcoming Global Health Lecture


Because She Served Too: A Salute to Women Veterans

  • Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Time: 12:00-1:00p
  • Location: via Zoom (REGISTER HERE)

Join us as TTUHSC team members and community members participate in a panel discussion about their experiences serving in the United States military, and as veterans.

The panel, facilitated by Sara Henly of the TTUHSC Veterans Resource Center will include the following:

  • Laura Lappe is a Louisiana native and longtime employee of TTUHSC. She currently serves as the Program Manager for Clinical Telemedicine & Telemedicine ECHO. When not working to assist in improving the delivery of healthcare in West Texas, Laura enjoys studing martial arts, cheering on the Red Raiders, and spending time with her family. She served as U.S. Army veteran, Judge Advocate General Corp, Legal NCO in Fort Polk, LA from 1989-1993. 
  • Carmen Stein, PhD, LPC-S, LMHC-S, LPCC, CCMHC, NCC is a Vietnam Era Veteran who originally served as a WAC (Woman's Army Corps) then converted to Regular Army. She is presently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at TTUHSC, and a past Deputy Director of Behavioral Health for the US Army Reserve. Carmen has expertise in the areas of Military Sexual trauma, PTSD, and reintegration issues.
  • Jennie Deignan, SPT, is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. She served as a Combat Engineer Officer from 2014-2018, fulfilling duties as a Platoon Commander in Japan, Detachment Commander in Australia, and Series Commander at MCRD Parris Island. She received a B.S. in Applied Physiologyfrom SMU in 2013 and is pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the School of Health Professions. 
  • Tammy Lowrey is a United States Navy Chief Petty Officer (retired). She served as commander of the Women Veterans of America, Chapter 53 and vice president of Veterans of Wars MC. She is the Vice Chair of the City of Lubbock Veterans Advisory Committee. 

This presentation is being co-sponsored by the TTUHSC Veterans Resource Center.

The presentation will be recorded and made available to the public.

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