• June 15, 2021

Tags : Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Foster Scholar Alumna makes a difference as a Family Medicine

Sarah Sepulveda, M.D., didn’t let small-town roots limit her big dreams. Dr. Sepulveda grew up in Fabens, Texas, a small community about 30 miles east of El Paso along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I wanted to become a doctor because you can help improve the quality of patients’ lives,” said Dr. Sepulveda, a 2015 graduate of the Foster School of […]Read More

Record Number of Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Students

After four arduous years of medical school, 99 Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) students found out Friday where they will serve their medical residencies. The class of 2019 included a record 16 medical students who were matched with residencies in El Paso. “Residents often remain in the region in which they are trained, […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso’s School of Medicine Reaccredited for 8-Year Term

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s (TTUHSC) medical education program has been granted full accreditation for eight years without citations by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), According to TTUHSC officials the announcement is the “best possible outcome of an application for continuing accreditation.” The LCME is the U.S. Department of Education-recognized […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso President Elected to Chair FDA Advisory Board

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso President Richard Lange, M.D., M.B.A., has been appointed as panel chair for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Circulatory Systems Devices Panel. “I look forward to working with the FDA to accomplish those goals, to bring these devices to the public earlier and as quickly as possible, […]Read More

$420,000 Grant Funds Study on What Makes Humans Susceptible to

Haoquan Wu, Ph.D., associate professor in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM), has received a two-year, $420,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) to study the mosquito-borne virus Zika. “Zika virus outbreaks pose a serious health challenge worldwide,” says Wu. “However, very little is known about this virus, […]Read More

Third Annual Hearts for Sparks Golf Classic Set for Saturday

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) will hold its third annual Hearts for Sparks Golf Classic to benefit the Medical Student Run Clinic (MSRC) located in the community of Sparks. Started in 2013 by PLFSOM students, the clinic operates twice a month […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Sees Record Enrollment for Fall 2016

A record number of students have enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) this year to pursue degrees in medicine, nursing and the biomedical sciences. TTUHSC El Paso has seen a significant growth spurt over the past year, going from 549 students in fall 2015 to 607 in fall […]Read More

Student Research at TTUHSC Yields Impressive Results

This past summer, a group of students in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine conducted a study to better understand treatment options for diseases like multiple sclerosis. The fledgling physicians — only first-year medical students — had little to no research experience, but their results were surprisingly significant. “We’re really excited about this,” says Assistant […]Read More

Honorary Doctorate bestowed on Internal Medicine Professor

Jerzy Sarosiek, M.D., Ph.D., AGAF, FACG, professor of medicine and vice chair for research in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine was recently bestowed with an honorary doctorate (Doctor Honoris Causa) from his alma mater, the Medical University of Bialystok […]Read More