Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Alan Tyroch, M.D., professor and founding chair of surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso), to a six-year term on the Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services.
The council works to ensure Texans receive efficient and competent emergency and trauma care.
Dr. Tyroch is also chief of surgery and trauma medical director at University Medical Center of El Paso. Dr. Tyroch is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Texas Surgical Society, Southwestern Surgical Congress, American Trauma Society, Pan-American Trauma Society, Pediatric Trauma Society, Western Surgical Association, Association for Academic Surgery, Association for Surgical Education, Society of Surgical Chairs, South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Texas Medical Association and El Paso County Medical Society.
Dr. Tyroch is an active member in the BorderRAC in TSA I. Tyroch received a Bachelor of Science in microbiology from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.