• December 2, 2020

Tags : TTUHCS El Paso

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

Psychiatry Residency Program Wins Victor Teichner Award

The Psychiatry Residency program at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) has received the prestigious Victor J. Teichner Award. The national award recognizes one residency program each year for its novel approaches to teaching psychotherapy and emphasis on patient respect. “In our case, the award recognizes our efforts in transcultural […]Read More

TTUHSC Study Unveils Potential Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Neuroscientists have discovered a specific enzyme that plays a critical role in spinal muscular atrophy, and that suppressing this enzyme’s activity, could markedly reduce the disease’s severity and improve patients’ lifestyles. Spinal muscular atrophy is a debilitating disease that causes weakness and wasting of the muscles. The disease ranges in severity with patients experiencing different […]Read More

TTUHSC Family Medicine Spearheads HPV Vaccination Campaign

Physicians in the Department of Family and Community Medicine are spearheading a citywide effort that encourages young adults to get vaccinated for human papillomavirus, or HPV. Dubbed “Time to Get Vaccinated” or “Es Tiempo de Vacunarte,” the program was started by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) physicians Eribeth Penaranda, […]Read More

Retiring Radiology Professor Honored with Symposium

Back in 1964, Arvin E. Robinson, M.D., graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. What followed was a remarkable career that spanned over 50 years. That career was on display during the 2016 Radiology Symposium, held Tuesday, February 2, as guest speakers flew in from around the world to honor the retiring Dr. […]Read More

Is Texas Building Too Many Medical Schools?

Blair Cushing is just the kind of doctor Texas needs. She’s training to be a family physician, one of the most sought-after types of practitioner in the state. And she wants to work near the U.S. border with Mexico, one of Texas’ most medically underserved areas. But after graduating from the University of North Texas […]Read More