Office of the Sr. VP of Research
I look forward to working with all schools and campuses to grow and transform TTUHSC
research and with our partners in Texas. Our first steps will be to strengthen the
research strategic plan of the university and to create a University Research Council.
Quentin Smith, PhD, BA
Senior Vice President of Research
The Future of Medicine
Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – this is where dreams are made. We’re about the transformation and future of medicine, and the miracles that can help families and friends. The students, faculty, and researchers at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center are pushing medicine into the future every day.
Quentin Smith, Senior Vice President of Research
Smith was named Senior Vice President of Research in September 2017 and is also the current Dean of the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy and serves in that role concurrent with the Senior Vice President of Research. MORE
Research Department Mission
Our mission is to promote and support research by providing high quality service to investigators, foster new research initiatives, promote the prevention of disease and the treatment of illness, motivate and educate future leaders in health sciences, and serve as an advocate for the value of research in an educational setting.