• January 20, 2022

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TTUHSC El Paso Vice President Joins Prestigious Texas Lyceum Board

TTUHSC – A Texas-based nonprofit tasked with developing the state’s next generation of top leaders has chosen a Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso vice president to join its ranks. Andrea Tawney, Ph.D., vice president of the Office of Institutional Advancement, has been selected to the class of 2022 board of directors of […]Read More

JPMorgan Chase Grant to Help Promotores Program at TTUHSC El

A grassroots initiative at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso recently received a gift from JPMorgan Chase to continue the university’s mission of helping local residents support their communities. The $7,500 grant will go to TTUHSC El Paso’s Promotores de Salud Outreach Program. Promotores de salud are community health workers trained to […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso President Dr. Richard Lange Named El Pasoan

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso President and Foster School of Medicine Dean Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., has been named El Pasoan of the Year by local publisher, El Paso Inc. Dr. Lange was chosen among several outstanding community leaders working to improve the lives of Borderland residents through a variety of […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Faculty Member Named to Presidential Line of

The chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso recently stepped into a leadership role with a national orthopaedic oncology organization.  Rajiv Rajani, M.D., an associate professor with the Foster School of Medicine and board certified orthopaedic surgeon at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, was named treasurer for the Musculoskeletal […]Read More

National Institutes of Health Funds Tuberculosis Vaccine Research at TTUHSC

Subramanian Dhandayuthapani, Ph.D., an associate professor in Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Center (TTUHSC) of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases, was recently awarded a $492,258 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a branch of the National Institutes of Health. The grant, from a highly competitive Research Enhancement Award (R15) program, is often awarded to […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Welcomes New Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso welcomes Guadalupe Valencia-Skanes, B.B.A., M.B.A., as the university’s new vice president for finance/chief financial officer. “I’m excited and humbled by the opportunity to join TTUHSC El Paso,” said Valencia-Skanes. “I look forward to collaborating with leaders and strengthening relationships across the entire university community in support of […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Part of NIH Trials to Find Effective

The battle against COVID-19 isn’t over yet, and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is launching two studies of potential treatments for those suffering from the virus.   TTUHSC El Paso was recently awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health as part of a multi-center effort to test treatments […]Read More

Following 4-Year Clinical Trial, TTUHSC El Paso faculty unveil breakthrough

After four years of trials, a research team from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso believes they’ve made a major breakthrough treating gastroparesis. Commonly known as stomach paralysis, gastroparesis is a condition that affects the muscles of the stomach, preventing it from properly emptying. The group learned that combining two procedures to […]Read More