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The first annual Research Day was held on campus in 2007. Faculty from TTUHSC El Paso and UTEP came together to present research on the topics of cancer, diabetes/obesity, HIV/AIDS, genetics, infectious diseases and community-based research.
The TTUHSC El Paso Difference
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Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso now offers a safe and minimally invasive treatment for a heart birth defect that affects up to 25% of people, known as an atrial septal defect, or ASD. Through an affiliation between TTUHSC El Paso’s Department of Emergency Medicine Simulation Education Division and Clint Independent School District, Mountain View High School graduated 21 students from its emergency medical responder course.
TTUHSC El Paso), along with the Paso Del Norte Community Foundation and Rick and Ginger Francis, announced today a $3 million gift that will help drive the university toward a bright, impactful future.
Western Heritage Bank vice chairman of the board Bob Snow and his wife, Jane, have pledged a gift of $25,000 to support a scholarship fund for students at the Hunt School of Nursing.
The El Paso-based Robert E. and Evelyn McKee Foundation, for the third consecutive year, has donated $10,000 to the Southwest Brain Bank at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.
Six students graduated this spring from colleges in the Dallas County Community College District with associate degrees in nursing through the Hunt School of Nursing’s concurrent enrollment Bachelor of Science in Nursing pipeline.
In 2007, El Paso businessman Paul L. Foster donated $50 million to help create the Foster School of Medicine at TTUHSC El Paso. His gift has also funded the tuition of dozens of medical students, known as the Foster Scholars. One student benefiting from a $15,000 scholarship is Risheng Ye, class of 2021.
This week’s topics include treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, the cost of physician burnout, the impact of OpenNotes, and long term follow-up of abdominal aortic aneurysm repair.
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The Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine will undergo an accreditation site visit by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on Oct. 1 and 2, 2019.
TTUHSC El Paso employees are eligible for a special offer on tickets for summer matches, plus a discount on youth summer soccer camps.
On behalf of The Hospitals of Providence Children's Hospital, we would like to encourage you to participate in this year's annual cereal drive.
An Interactive Pathology-Oncology Joint Conference
A Primer on Medical Examiner Jurisdiction and Proper Death Certification, presented by Mario A. Rascon, M.D.
"What They Didn't Teach You About Breastfeeding in Your Training," presented by Jack Newman, M.D.
"Check Your Blind Spots," presented by Jessica Calderon-Mora, Dr. P.H.
Learn more about nutrition, physical activity and the risks of obesity.
Come to this session to learn about what obesity is and how it's measured, and obesity-related cancers.
Researchers will discuss supporting documentation for their projects and propose a line of reasoning based on personal research.
Come by to learn more on managing Type 2 diabetes. Potluck during the presentation! Bring a dish!
This year's Summer Medical Camp will be from June 24 – July 31. Applications available April 19.
This session will teach participants how to identify one or more resources for financial planning and for personal improvement in regard to professional development. Lunch will be provided for the first 30 participants.
Click for more information on the Limb Salvage Conference.
Save the date for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium at TTUHSC El Paso.
Culture and Diversity
Find out what lectures, panel discussions, and presentations are coming up from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Health.
This celebraton includes information and cuisines from the regions showcased in order to enhance cultural understanding. Traditional Colombian appetizers will be provided for the first 100 people.
Successes and Controversies in Vaccination History. Lunch will be provided for the first 40 attendees.
Read articles by TTUHSC El Paso researchers recently published in PubMed.
Utility of OhrR-Ohr system for the expression of recombinant proteins in mycobacteria
and for the delivery of M. tuberculosis antigens to the phagosomal compartment.
Digital imaging evaluation of the scapula for prediction of endosteal implant placement
in reconstruction of oromandibular defects with scapular free flaps.
Vitamin D modulates human macrophage response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA.
A Rare Adverse Event of Rhabdomyolysis Caused by Sacubitril/Valsartan.
Stay up-to-date with campus announcements, informational sessions, and trainings.
Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family.
Click here to view the holiday schedule for 2019-2020.
Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS and answering general research questions.
Smile, it's picture day! Pictures will be taken from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AEC faculty lounge.
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