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.

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Disaster Drill Tests and Trains Emergency Responders

Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Toxicology Symposium Features Internationally Lauded Poison Specialist

Thursday, April 20, 2017

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