In May, nine Mountain View High School students graduated from the school's inaugural emergency medicine responder (EMR) course, earning them state and national first-responder certifications. The course is offered through an affiliation agreement between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Department of Emergency Medicine’s Simulation Education Division, and the Clint Independent School District.

TTUHSC El Paso EMR Classes Turn Local High Schoolers into Heroes

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

More than 150 hours of emergency responder training came down to a few crucial seconds for two Mountain View High School students this spring. Valeria Arellanes was at…


PodMed TT – Early Colorectal Cancer Screening

Friday, June 8, 2018

At what age should colorectal cancer screening begin? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, new guidelines from the American Cancer Society have reduced the…


GGHSON Faculty to Represent Texas Nurses

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Two GGHSON faculty elected to represent TNA District 1, third to TNP Board of Directors


New University Calendar Now Available

Monday, June 4, 2018

A new university calendar is now available on the academic website! The calendar is a one-stop resource for information on university events, deadlines, lectures and conferences, ceremonies and…


PodMed TT – Do Nurse-Led Interventions Help Surrogate Decision-Makers?

Friday, June 1, 2018

Are nurses able to help surrogate decision-makers for ICU patients reduce depression and anxiety subsequent to the death of a loved one? A New England Journal of Medicine…


Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 05/21/18

Monday, May 21, 2018

Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

In May, students in Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso's Paul L. Foster School of Medicine hosted a memorial service for those who made their education possible through the Willed Body Program. The program allows individuals to gift their bodies to medical education when they pass.

Med Students Honor Willed Body Donors

Friday, May 25, 2018

On Friday, May 11, medical students at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso honored the individuals who helped make their education possible through the university’s Willed…


PodMed TT – Smoking Cessation Methods

Friday, May 25, 2018

Isn’t it amazing that among 7,000 current smokers, only 1,400 were willing to give smoking cessation a try? That’s one disconcerting fact in a pragmatic New England Journal…


TTUHSC El Paso’s Spring Commencement Includes First Class of Graduate Students

Monday, May 21, 2018

On May 18 and 19, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) celebrated the graduation of its sixth class of physicians and ninth class…


PodMed TT – Ebola Vaccine Efficacy

Friday, May 18, 2018

As Ebola continues to spread in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization is responding by using the only available vaccine in areas of suspected or…


MSB II Construction Update – May 21

Friday, May 18, 2018

By this time next year, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) will have tripled its research capacity, thanks to the addition of the…