Eighteen El Paso-area college students representing the Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society placed in the Top 5 or better in the Competitive Events Program at the HOSA-Future Health Professionals state Spring Leadership Conference, held March 28-30 in San Antonio.
The Double T honor society is a program supported by the Desert Mountain Area Health Education Center, based at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. AHEC statewide programs help guide students interested in health care careers by encouraging academic success and developing a pipeline for future health care professionals. As a regional center of West Texas AHEC, Desert Mountain AHEC serves students in El Paso-area counties.
Through the Competitive Events Program held at state conferences across the U.S., HOSA enables students to demonstrate skills and knowledge in many subjects within the health sciences field.
For more information about Desert Mountain AHEC, click here. Also, check out the Collegiate Double T Health Professions Honor Society’s Facebook page.
The following Collegiate Double T honor society members competed and placed in the March competition.
- Community Awareness – 2nd Place: Diana Padilla and Priscilla Padilla
- Creative Problem Solving – 3rd Place: Sara Zareei, Sanaz Zareei, Luisa Dominguez and Karina Damian
- Medical Assisting – 1st Place: Jerricho Tipo
- Medical Math – 1st Place: Ryan Floresca
- Pathophysiology – 1st Place: Raul Gomez
- Job Seeking Skills – 3rd Place: Eric Guzman
- Biomedical Debate – 1st Place: Maria Uribe, Diana Moreno and Adriana Marquez
- Health Career Photography – 2nd Place: Danielle Narimissaei
- Forensic Science – 1st Place: Sylvia Villalobos and Rene Almaraz
- Healthy Lifestyle – 3rd Place: Victoria Rosas
- Medical Terminology – 5th Place: Jesus Gurrola