• January 27, 2022

Tags : TTUHSC El Paso

Dr. Richard Black named Texas Dentist of the Year

Richard Black, D.D.S., M.S., founding dean of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine, was recently named Texas Academy of General Dentistry’s Texas Dentist of the Year. “I’m honored and humbled,” Dr. Black said. “In a room full of outstanding nominees, I was the last person I thought would win.” The award was announced during the […]Read More

Following 4-Year Clinical Trial, TTUHSC El Paso faculty unveil breakthrough

After four years of trials, a research team from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso believes they’ve made a major breakthrough treating gastroparesis. Commonly known as stomach paralysis, gastroparesis is a condition that affects the muscles of the stomach, preventing it from properly emptying. The group learned that combining two procedures to […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso hosts Welcome Back Barbecue for 10-Year Anniversary

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso, in partnership with Lone Star Title, held a welcome back barbecue for students and employees, celebrating their return to campus and launching the 10th anniversary celebration of the Hunt School of Nursing. The Hunt School of Nursing’s anniversary activities – which will culminate in Cirque de […]Read More

State Agency honors TTUHSC El Paso life saving Cancer Prevention

TTUHSC El Paso’s SuCCCeS and the Breast Cancer Education, Screening and Navigation (BEST) programs proactively screen for cancer in uninsured or underinsured residents. They’ve been saving lives throughout dozens of West Texas counties for nearly a decade. Colorectal cancer runs in Jose Gaytan’s family, so naturally, preventing the disease was a priority for the 51-year-old. […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso hosts grand opening of New Medical Sciences

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso officially opened its newest building, Medical Sciences Building II, Wednesday evening. The new building houses research laboratory space, the Hunt School of Dental Medicine’s Dental Learning Center, state-of-the-art classrooms and an entire floor devoted to student services. Construction on MSB II was completed in 2020 in […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso relaunches ‘Sip & Sim’ with grand opening

For Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso’s grand opening of the Medical Sciences Building II, the school will relaunch of its signature event series, Sip & Sim. “Sip & Sim social events welcome community members to learn firsthand how dental, nursing and medical students train to become future health care heroes.” university […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Receives $20K Grant from Albertsons

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso and Albertsons have partnered to further a shared mission to support their local community, especially the underserved, through a $20,000 grant to combat food insecurity. The grant will provide access, through food gifts cards, to participants in three TTUHSC El Paso programs: Promotores de Salud, the Medical Student […]Read More

UTEP gets portion of $142M grant from Cancer Prevention &

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) this week announced 73 new cancer research and prevention grants totaling over $142 million, and UTEP was among the awardees. “Today illustrates the powerful return on Texas’ investment in cancer research and prevention,” explained Wayne Roberts, CPRIT’s Chief Executive Officer.  “Not only is the state enhancing […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Faculty begin new terms in Texas Medical

The Texas Medical Association recently appointed four Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Foster School of Medicine faculty members to leadership positions. The TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, with more than 55,000 physician and medical student members. TMA leaders are responsible for studying health care-related issues and making […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso welcomes new Vice President for Research

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso welcomes Deborah Clegg, Ph.D., as the university’s new vice president for research. “My goal is to assist our researchers to be successful,” said Dr. Clegg. “The new motto for our department is: ‘We break down barriers to research!’  We’ll help individuals grow their research through campus and community-wide collaboration, submit […]Read More