• September 17, 2021

Tags : Foster School of Medicine

3rd Year Student is First from Foster School of Medicine

A third-year medical student is the first from the Foster School of Medicine to be awarded a prestigious National Institutes of Health scholarship offering a year of immersive research at the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Grant Zurcher was one of 50 across the country selected to participate in the NIH’s Medical Research Scholars Program, […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Graduates Honored at Commencement Ceremony

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso honored its Foster School of Medicine graduates with an in-person commencement ceremony at the historic Plaza Theatre in Downtown El Paso. Spring commencement ceremonies a year ago were conducted virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while commencement ceremonies in December 2020 were conducted with limited in-person formats. […]Read More

Foster School of Medicine Faculty Member named Fellow of American

One of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s faculty members has been named a Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious medical societies focused on disorders of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Antonio Mendoza-Ladd, M.D., FACG, FASGE, assistant professor and medical director of endoscopy at […]Read More

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

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