2,000 Attend Public Health Fest at TTP El Paso at Transmountain

Monday, September 11, 2017
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On Saturday, Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso (TTP El Paso)’s newest clinic, TTP El Paso at Transmountain, opened its doors to the public at West Health Fest. The…

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TTUHSC El Paso Sees Record Growth

Friday, September 8, 2017
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A record number of students have enrolled at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) this year to pursue degrees in medicine, nursing and…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 09/04/17

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
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Med Student Wins Poster Prize at National Anatomy Conference

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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A group of students and faculty in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) recently attended the 34th Annual Scientific Session of the American Association of Clinical…

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TTUHSC El Paso Holds Q&A on Diabetes

Thursday, August 31, 2017
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On Wednesday, Aug. 30, the Office of Institutional Advancement held its latest session of The Exam Room — a monthly Facebook Live Q&A that invites the public to submit questions…

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Med Students Help Prepare El Pasoans for Solar Eclipse

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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In preparation for last week’s solar eclipse, the Ophthalmology Student Interest Group gave a presentation on proper eye care during an eclipse. The presentation, prepared by students in…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 08/28/17

Monday, August 28, 2017
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 08/21/17

Monday, August 21, 2017
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TTUHSC El Paso Awarded $3.7 Million Colorectal Cancer Prevention Grant

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H, M.D., has received nearly $1.5 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to reduce the burden of cervical cancer in West Texas. “Hispanic women in our region have a 30 percent higher risk of dying from cervical cancer,” says Dr. Shokar, a physician and professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso). “They also have a higher incidence of cervical cancer and are typically diagnosed at later stages.” Dr. Shokar will use the grant to expand De Casa en Casa, a program that helps uninsured or underinsured Latinas access free cervical cancer screenings, or pap smears. Since its establishment in 2013, De Casa En Casa has provided more than 1,500 pap smears to women in El Paso and Hudspeth Counties.

Navkiran Shokar, M.D., M.P.H., M.A., has received $3.7 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to reduce the impact of colorectal cancer in West…

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