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TTUHSC El Paso medical, nursing and biomedical sciences students provide over 19,000 community service hours annually.
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TTUHSC El Paso celebrated nurses week last week. A group of future nurses visited the Hunt School of Nursing to hand out gift bags and thank our nurses for all they do. Also as part of nurses week, the Kharisma James Legacy Scholarship Award was created. Kharisma James was a graduate of the Hunt School of Nursing and an operating room/surgery nurse at The Hospitals of Providence when she passed away in 2018.
A $5,000 gift from Desert Imaging will go to nursing scholarships at the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, helping to educate the next generation of nurses and reduce the nursing shortage in West Texas. Desert Imaging is a locally owned and operated diagnostic imaging company with four clinics in El Paso and two mobile mammography clinics.
The TTUHSC El Paso Office for Outreach and Community Engagement recently presented the Community Faculty Appreciation Dinner and Conference at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing in Sunland Park, New Mexico.
Dean of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine, Richard Black, D.D.S., M.S., and Associate Dean Wendy Woodall, D.D.S., brought an update on the dental school, as well as their expertise on oral health, to the latest edition of “The Exam Room,” on Wednesday, May 8.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso held commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 11, for the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso’s ambulatory division welcomed 52 parents and caregivers to its April 25 Meet and Learn seminar, “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Every Parent Should Know.”
PodMed TT – A Discussion on Thrombolysis Up To 9 Hours Post Stroke And Progesterone And Bleeding In Early Pregnancy
This week’s topics include progesterone in threatened miscarriage, Apgar scores, Mohs surgery use, and late treatment of stroke.
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This session is on Forensic Pathology for Health Care Professionals: A Primer on Jurisdiction, Death Certification and Evidence Preservation.
Potluck during the presentation! Bring a dish! Presentation by Tamis Bright, M.D., Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Associate Professor of Internal Medicine Chief, Division of Endocrinology.
The Class of 2019 Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Commencement and Convocation Ceremony will be held at The Plaza Theatre at 6 P.M.
The Class of 2019 Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Commissioning Ceremony will be held at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at 10 A.M.
Fatima Gutierrez, M.D., presents: When Did Quiet Become a Four-Letter Word? How Implicit Bias Can Impact How We Assess Our Learners.
On behalf of The Hospitals of Providence Children's Hospital,we would like to encourage you to participate in this year's annual cereal drive.
An Interactive Pathology-Oncology Joint Conference
This year's Summer Medical Camp will be from June 24 – July 31. Applications avaliable April 19.
This session will teach participants how to identify one or more resources for financial planning and for personal improvement in regard to professional development. Lunch will be provided for the first 30 participants.
Culture and Diversity
Find out what lectures, panel discussions, and presentations are coming up from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Health.
Paula Neira, J.D., M.S.N discusses challenges and opportunities in transgender health. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees.
An award-winning feature documentary that reveals the same-sex marriage movement through the eyes of its leaders as they prepare for their final battle. Lunch provided for the first 50 attendees.
A look at seven communities around the world with the proposition that we can address the crisis of climate change while transforming our failed economic system into something radically better. Lunch will be provided for the first 50 attendees.
Read articles by TTUHSC El Paso researchers recently published in PubMed.
Decision Aid Video for Treatment Selection in Latinas With Symptomatic Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Randomized Pilot Study.
Anti-caries vaccine based on clinical cold-adapted influenza vaccine: A promising alternative for scientific and public-health protection against dental caries.
Integration of a Personalized Molecular Targeted Therapy into the Multimodal Treatment of Refractory Childhood Embryonal Tumor with Multilayered Rosettes (ETMR).
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Effective immediately, vehicles parking within the UMC visitor garage belonging to TTUHSC El Paso employees will be subject to a citation or impoundment by use of an auto boot.
Presented by John D. Kelly, M.D. Participants will learn how to recognize the importance of anatomic restoration and oblique reduction and how to distinguish the success of remplissage in treating humeral bone loss.
The campus community is invited to attend the event, which will feature a presentation from Payroll and Tax Services and updates from all Business Affairs units.
Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS, review information for submitting new protocols, review specific concerns regarding a new or existing research project, and answer general research questions.
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Starting on April 15, 2019, the TTUHSC El Paso libraries will only accept credit/debit cards for payment of library fines, fees and services. Click for more information.
We are excited to announce that upon completion of several transition steps involving the federal government during the first months of 2019, TTUHSC El Paso is now a fully independent university with the authority to submit its own grant proposals.
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The April 2019 edition of ‘The Pediatric Journey,’ the quarterly newsletter of pediatrics practice at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital, is now available.
This quarter’s topics include guidelines for pediatric hypertension, the MedCARES clinic and strategies for seasonal allergies.
The Breast Cancer Alliance is accepting applications for funding for its Young Investigators Grants program. Deadline to submit information to the Office of Vice President for Research (OVPR) is May 15, 2019.
OVPR Seed Grant Applications Are Now Available. Application Deadline is 3 p.m. on June 3.