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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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Stay in-the-know by attending TTUHSC El Paso events, lectures, and presentations, and learning about initiatives and trainings on campus.

Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – June 10

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. 

$6 Million Advances Future of Health Education at TTUHSC El Paso

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.

$25,000 Gift Will Support Scholarships for the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing

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. 

McKee Foundation Gives $10,000 to Support Southwest Brain Bank

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. 

School of Nursing Honors Dallas-Area Grads in Concurrent Enrollment Pipeline

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.  

Foster Scholar Risheng Ye’s Research Inspires His Pursuit of a Medical Career

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. 

PodMed TT – A Look at the Latest Medical News and Research

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.

Community Corner

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TTUHSC El Paso is Launching Its Own Magazine This Summer!

Join the mailing list! We look forward to sharing TTUHSC El Paso Alumni & Friends with you!

Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine: Notice of Request for Third-Party Comments

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. 

Save 25% On El Paso Locomotive Tickets

TTUHSC El Paso employees are eligible for a special offer on tickets for summer matches, plus a discount on youth summer soccer camps.

Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive – June 7 to 14

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. 

Neoplastic Diseases for the Practitioners – June 14

An Interactive Pathology-Oncology Joint Conference 

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds – June 19

A Primer on Medical Examiner Jurisdiction and Proper Death Certification, presented by Mario A. Rascon, M.D.

Pediatric Grand Rounds – June 19

"What They Didn't Teach You About Breastfeeding in Your Training," presented by Jack Newman, M.D.

Wellness Curriculum Series Grand Rounds – June 20

"Check Your Blind Spots," presented by Jessica Calderon-Mora, Dr. P.H. 

Health 101 Series

Learn more about nutrition, physical activity and the risks of obesity.   

Health 101 Series Session One: Obesity and Cancer – June 20

Come to this session to learn about what obesity is and how it's measured, and obesity-related cancers.

SoCRA Manuscript Literature Reviews: Special Considerations – June 21

Researchers will discuss supporting documentation for their projects and propose a line of reasoning based on personal research. 

Nutrition Matters: Managing Your Type 2 Diabetes – June 24

Come by to learn more on managing Type 2 diabetes. Potluck during the presentation! Bring a dish!

Summer Medical Camp

This year's Summer Medical Camp will be from June 24 – July 31. Applications available April 19. 

Grand Rounds: Transitioning From Resident/Fellow to Faculty Positon – July 9

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.

Save The Date: Limb Salvage Conference – Sept. 27

Click for more information on the Limb Salvage Conference.

4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium – Oct. 10

Save the date for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer Care Symposium at TTUHSC El Paso. 

Culture and Diversity

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Find out what lectures, panel discussions, and presentations are coming up from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Global Health.

Cultural Diversity Celebration Presents: Colombia – June 28

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. 

Diversity and Global Health Perspective Lecture Series: A Shot In The Dark? – July 16

Successes and Controversies in Vaccination History. Lunch will be provided for the first 40 attendees. 

Achieving Excellence

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Stay up-to-date with campus announcements, informational sessions, and trainings.

New Hires – May 20

Welcome to the TTUHSC El Paso family.

Holiday Schedule for 2019-2020

Click here to view the holiday schedule for 2019-2020. 

Research Compliance Committees Open Office Hours – June 20

Committee administrators and compliance personnel will be available to provide assistance with navigating iRIS and answering general research questions.

Faculty and Staff Picture Day – August 14

Smile, it's picture day! Pictures will be taken from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AEC faculty lounge.

Reminder from Information Technology: Think Before You Click! 

Some things to consider before clicking any suspicious links. 

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