• January 17, 2021

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TTUHSC El Paso Street Names Honor Two El Pasoans

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso and the City of El Paso will honor two local philanthropists at the street corner that bears their names. Earlier this year on the campus of TTUHSC El Paso, North Concepcion Street and Alberta Avenue were officially renamed Rick Francis Street and Robert Brown Avenue, respectively. “It […]Read More

All Smiles! Board of Regents Approves Doctor of Dental Medicine

During their Friday meeting,the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree to be offered by the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine (WLHSDM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). Reaching this first milestone was made possible thanks to a generous gift […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Names Dean for School of Dental Medicine

Richard C. Black, D.D.S., M.S., was recently announced as Dean of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine (WLHSDM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). Dr. Black has served as Interim Dean of the WLHSDM since 2017. Dr. Black brings 39 years of experience as a practicing orthodontist […]Read More

Video: TTUHSC El Paso – Tech Talk for Week of

Host Jay Koester has all the news and events from El Paso’s own Texas Tech University Health Science Center. The University Medical Center of El Paso has been designated as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, giving TTUHSC El Paso students exposure to the best training opportunities and state-of-the-art diagnosing tools.Read More

Video: Tech Talk for February 5

 TTUHSC El Paso’s Jay Koester brings you the latest in this week’s Tech Talk including a TTUHSC El Paso professor earns the Distinguished Teaching Award, and more than 150 medical, nursing and pharmacy students participate in an interprofessional education session about team communication.Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Physician Hosts Online Mental Health Q&A Friday

An upcoming Facebook Live Q&A will invite the community to listen in and pose health questions to a physician from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). In honor of Mental Health Month, Peter Thompson, M.D., a physician and researcher in the Department of Psychiatry, will host the session. Dr. Thompson, who specializes […]Read More

Plastic Surgeon Brings New Skills, Services to TTUHSC El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) recently added Jose Castro-Garcia, M.D., to its team of health care providers. Dr. Castro-Garcia specializes in plastic and craniofacial surgery. “My scope of practice is very wide and not limited by any anatomical area, making my work very exciting and challenging,” says Dr. Castro […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Physician Hosts Facebook Live Q&A on Colorectal

An upcoming Facebook Live Q&A will invite the community to listen in and pose health questions to a physician at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H., M.D., a physician and clinical researcher in the Department of Family and Community […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso Joins Statewide Effort to Teach CPR

As part of a statewide effort to teach lifesaving first-aid skills, free hands-only CPR training sessions will be offered throughout El Paso and the rest of Texas this weekend. The Texas Two Step: Save a Life Campaign is led locally by medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ElPaso. The future doctors will volunteer […]Read More

Grant allows TTUHSC, GGHSON to Provide Health Education to West

The Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) has received a $430,780 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide long-distance health education to underserved communities in rural West Texas. TTUHSC El Paso is the only institution in the state […]Read More