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Profile for Rebecca McDonald, MD

Rebecca McDonald-Thomas

Rebecca McDonald, MD

  • Co-Director of DOCS 1 & 2
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Clerkship Director for MSIII Clerkship
Office Phone: 806-743-3155
Email: rebecca.mcdonald@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th St Stop 9410
Lubbock TX 79430-9410

Positions:

  • Co-Director of DOCS 1 & 2, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center TTUHSC 2013-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2010-Present
  • Associate Clerkship Director for MSIII Clerkship, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2009-Present
  • Co-Director of ECE-I MCT sessions, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center TTUHSC 2012-2013
  • Master Clinical Teacher, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center TTUHSC 2008-2013

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Residency: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2008

Education:

  • MD: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005
  • BS: Lubbock Christian University, 2001

Selected Publications:

  • McDonald, Rebecca October (2014) Review of the Joint National Committee 8 Guideline for Hypertension 2, 8, 59-62.
  • Al-Tamimi, H.A.S. & McDonald, Rebecca (2008) Elevated alanine aminotransferase levels associated with polymyositis. Can this be due to muscle injury? 14, 6, 363-364.

Selected Presentations:

  • JNC 8 for Primary Care TTUHSC, Lubbock, Texas; March 2014.
  • Outpatient Management of Clostridium difficile TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX; September 2013.
  • Outpatient Management of Clostridium difficile TTUHSC, Lubbock, Texas; April 2013.
  • Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly TTUHSC, TTUHSC; November 2012.
  • Effects of Sleep Deprivation TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX; September 2012.

Selected Awards:

  • Outstanding Clerkship Educator, TTUHSC, 2014.

Selected Scheduled Teaching:

  • DOCS 2 Preceptorship - Spring 2015
  • DOCS 2 Preceptorship - Fall 2014
  • Clinic-based teaching to MSIII's during Clinic Week rotation - 2014
  • Clinic-based teaching to MSIV's during Clinic rotation - 2014
  • P3 - 2014

Selected Non-Credit Instruction Taught:

  • JNC 8 Guidelines for Primary Care - 2014
  • Tailoring History-Taking and Physical Exam to the Patient's Chief Complaint - 2014
  • Outpatient Management of Clostridium difficile - 2013
  • Outpatient Management of Clostridium difficile - 2013
  • Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly - 2012
Date last updated: 3/26/2015
Research Interests

Medical student education

Teaching Interests

Medical student education

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