PharmNews - Fall 2017 | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

TTUHSC PharmNews - Fall 2017

TTUHSC selects new Vice President of Research

Quentin Smith, Ph.D., has been named the TTUHSC new senior vice president of research. Smith is the current dean of the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy and will serve in that role concurrent with the senior vice president of researchMORE»

Quentin Smith, Ph.D.

SimCentral cuts ribbon on new Amarillo building

Sixteen months after Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved its construction on the TTUHSC campus in Amarillo, the new SimCentral building officially opened its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 15. MORE»

SimCentral ribbon-cutting ceremony on Amarillo campus.

Pharmacy students prepare for future at annual conference

A group of pharmacy students took in a variety of presentations designed to be insightful and intellectually stimulating at the 2017 Texas Pharmacy Association Conference July 7-9 in San Antonio. MORE»

TPA Conference

Leadership is a family affair for Lenamon

Hannah Lenamon, an Abilene campus graduate and current pharmacy resident in Amarillo, received the Dean’s Student Leadership Award for the Abilene campus. MORE»

Hannah Lenamon

Poison Center schedules next Medication Cleanout events

The fall collection cycle for Medication Cleanout, an important community program started by the Texas Panhandle Poison Center in 2009, began Sept. 30 at the TTUHSC campus in Abilene, with events to follow in Lubbock and Amarillo. MORE»

Medication Cleanout

White Coat Ceremony highlights pharmacy school boot camp

As part its annual boot camp orientation period, the TTUHSC School of Pharmacy welcomed its 157-member Class of 2021 into the pharmacy program with White Coat Ceremonies at the Abilene and Amarillo campuses. MORE»

White Coat

Employees receive Texans Caring for Texans recognition

Three TTUHSC-Amarillo employees, including one from the School of Pharmacy, were recognized at the 2017 Texans Caring for Texans award ceremony. MORE»

Texans Caring for Texans

PDC elects Abilene student to regional post

Alexandria Ybarra, a fourth-year student at the School of Pharmacy’s Abilene campus, was elected the Phi Delta Chi (PDC) south central regional correspondent at PDC’s 71st Grand Council Meeting Aug. 1-5 in Washington, D.C. MORE»

Alexandria Ybarra

TTUHSC names new regional dean for Dallas School of Pharmacy campus

Steven Pass, Pharm.D., has been named regional dean for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Pharmacy campus in Dallas. MORE»

Steven Pass, Pharm.D.

Scholarships send grad students to vascular conference

Md. Sanaullah Sajib and Fatema Tuz Zahra, graduate students from the Amarillo campus, used travel scholarships to attend the North American Vascular Biology Organization Vasculata July 24-27 at the University of Illinois in Chicago. MORE»

Md. Sanaullah Sajib and Fatema Tuz Zahra

Pharmacy students, faculty join forces at annual retreat

To jump start the new academic year, 80 students and 15 faculty members representing all four School of Pharmacy campuses gathered Aug. 18-20 in Abilene for the school’s annual Student Leadership Retreat. MORE»

Pharmacy Retreat

Pharmacy alumnae lend a hand to Harvey evacuees

School of Pharmacy alumnae Quynh Do, Pharm.D., (Class of 2017) and Kelli Anthony, Pharm.D., (Class of 2014) were part of Kroger’s effort to help people who escaped Hurricane Harvey by evacuating to the Dallas-Fort Worth MetroplexMORE»

Hurricane Harvey

Abilene team claims clinical skills title

Hayden Stewart and Hayley Brazeale were selected as the top overall team in the Texas Tech Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists' annual Clinical Skills Competition. MORE»

Hayden Stewart and Hayley Brazeale

East meets West at TTUHSC, Japanese pharmacy schools

From May 22-June 30, Cameron Lowery and Samantha Gazzola traveled from the TTUHSC Dallas campus to Keio University in Tokyo, Japan as exchange students. In September, they helped the Dallas campus host a pair of Keio students. MORE»

TTUHSC and Japanese exchange students

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