Resident Presents Research at International Surgery Meeting

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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This year, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) surgery resident Alexander Schrodt, M.D., was invited to present his research at the 47th World Congress of Surgery in…

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TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Regional Trauma Conference

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Dr. Borron’s lecture was named in honor of Chona Macatangay, R.N., former trauma program manager for R. E. Thomason General Hospital (now University Medical Center of El Paso), who died of breast cancer in 2009. Macatangay is widely recognized for advances in the education of physicians and nurses about how to effectively care for trauma patients. Every year since 2009, one of the conference’s lectures has been named in her memory.

A dirty bomb has never been detonated in El Paso — but that doesn’t mean that local hospitals aren’t ready for it. Dirty bombs, a bomb that combines…

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TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Online Heart Health Q&A

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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Last week, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) held its latest session of The Exam Room, a Facebook Live Q&A that invites the…

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Faculty Member Elected to Board of Directors for Leading Interventional Neurology Society

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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On Nov. 10, Rakesh Khatri, M.D., was elected to the Board of Directors for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN), the nation’s preeminent interventional neurology society….

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Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Clinics Offer ALS Patients One-Stop, Multidisciplinary Care

Thursday, November 9, 2017
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As amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) progresses, patients with the neurodegenerative disease deal with loss of muscle function, and the escalating difficulties that come as a result. Visiting a…

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TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Surgical Skills Conference

Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) recently welcomed surgical educators from across the state for the 2017 annual meeting of the Texas Association…

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Medical Professionals Practice Life-saving Skills at Simulation Conference

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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On Friday, Oct. 13, the Center for Advanced Teaching and Assessment in Clinical Simulation (ATACS) hosted its fifth annual Clinical Simulation Conference. The event is an opportunity for…

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Resident Wins Best Poster at National Pediatrics Conference

Thursday, October 5, 2017
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Third-year resident Daniela Villacis, M.D., recently won best poster at the 2017 national conference of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The conference included competitive poster projects from…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 10/09/17

Monday, October 9, 2017
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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