Research | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

At TTUHSC, department research is ongoing and opportunities and facilities for individual and group research is available and strongly encouraged.


To promote, support, develop, and encourage research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery while enhancing faculty/resident development and improving quality of patient care.


To advance orthopaedic research through excellence in collaboration, communication and advocacy.


To be a leading forum for new musculoskeletal research findings. Facilitate current and new innovative orthopaedic research. Promote the importance of musculoskeletal research and the need for increased, sustainable funding.


Cyrus Caroom, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Research
T: 806.743.2465

Jarrod Martinez, PhD
Clinical Research Coordinator
T: 806.743.7422

Cameron Cox, BBA
Research Assistant
T: 806.743.3520