• May 7, 2021

Tags : Foster School of Medicine

FirstLight Federal Credit Union partners with TTUHSC El Paso; Presents

On Wednesday, officials with FirstLight Federal Credit Union announced a new partnership with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso to fund multiple initiatives within each of the university’s four schools: the Foster School of Medicine, Hunt School of Nursing, Hunt School of Dental Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. FirstLight Federal […]Read More

Dr. Dionicio Alvarez, wife Alice announce $250k gift to Foster

Dionicio Alvarez, M.D., and his wife Alice Alvarez announced a gift of $250,000 in support of the Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. TTUHSC El Paso will match the gift, doubling its impact in establishing the $500,000 Dionicio and Alice Alvarez Medical Scholars Endowment. The endowment fund will […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Student honored for research on Gallbladder

Marah Hamdan, a fourth-year medical student at the Foster School of Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, has been recognized by two major research organizations for her role in a study of gallbladder cancer. Hamdan was selected for a Student Research Award for the project, “Gallbladder Adenocarcinoma. The Impact of Tumor […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Pediatric expert tapped to serve on

Friday afternoon, officials with TTUHSC El Paso announced that Prashant Joshi, M.D., vice-chairman of the Foster School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed to the Pediatrics Committee of the Texas Governor’s Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Advisory Council. “I feel pediatrics needs a voice at the table, and I’m thrilled to be able […]Read More

Gallery: Foster School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 Receives White

The Foster School of Medicine Class of 2024 received their first white coats as part of the time-honored White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, September 26.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this was the first year that the medical school’s deans did not place the coats on the future doctors. Following social distancing protocols, each of the […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine to welcome Class of 2024 with

The Foster School of Medicine class of 2024 will receive their first white coats as part of the time-honored White Coat Ceremony on Saturday. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be the first year that the school’s future doctors will not have their coats placed on them by deans of the medical school. Instead, each of the 116 students […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Student awarded grant from American Psychiatric

A Foster School of Medicine student‘s project to study and learn more about PTSD symptoms in El Paso patients received a major boost from a nationally recognized organization.  Shannon Tung, a second-year medical student, was awarded a $5,000 grant from the American Psychiatric Association to help local patients become more aware of their post-traumatic stress […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Medical Student Run Clinic receives $2k

On Monday morning, Superior HealthPlan awarded a $2,000 grant to the Foster School of Medicine‘s Medical Student Run Clinic to provide health care services – including supplies and patient education materials – for underserved residents in the rural area of Sparks and neighboring colonias. The grant will help provide free primary and preventive health care and education, including […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso shares celebration of Commencements for Foster School

This year, nearly to 18,000 family and friends across the globe logged onto Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Facebook and YouTube pages to celebrate the graduation of students from the university’s three schools. Although the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of traditional Spring 2020 commencement ceremonies at TTUHSC El Paso, each student […]Read More