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Announcements

Thursday, May 5, 2016

True Colors

Do you find it challenging to deal with certain personality types? This class will help you improve communication, problem solving and relationship building in your personal and professional life. True Colors personality style inventory will provide you w...

See Your Face on the Big Screen! Preceptor Mini-Series Auditions June 9th - Register Today!

Auditions Scheduled 6/9/16 for the next Interprofessional Preceptor Mini-Series – Register TodayThe series will examine how health professional preceptors working in interprofessional environments can enhance student learning and optimize patient care. Th...

2016 Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference - Building Bridges to Care

Join Us at the Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference. The theme is "Building Bridges to Care". June 20th and 21st at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center in Lubbock, Texas June 20th - Pre-Conference Events include half-day CHW Instructor Course wit...

Crossing's Cafe Menu

New Happenings & Featured Items: World Station is now open 6pm – 11pm Monday through Friday!Grab a Snack Cup from Go!Make sure to download MyFitnessPal to search our menu items for Nutritional Information!! **Add Aramark before the menu item name i...

TIPS from Business Affairs

The TTUHSC TIPS from Business Affairs offers helpful advice for matters of interest to you including department updates, important information and reminders! The use of the Citi Travel Card is featured. Click on the TIPS from Business Affairs lin...

ERS HealthSelect Virtual Visits

Not Feeling Well, and can’t get to the Doctor? ERS HealthSelect now offers a virtual visits service! Virtual visits can help you decide if your non-emergency condition requires an urgent care or emergency room visit. Virtual visits are not intended t...

Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening - May 14

You are invited to attend the Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening hosted by the Texas Tech Physicians Department of Dermatology, SW Cancer Center and local Dermatologists on Saturday, May 14th from 8:00 - 1:30 at the Southwest Cancer Center at 601 Indiana A...

CANCELLED: CMN Bake Sale - May 6, 2016

You are invited to purchase some sweets and goodies just in time for Mother's Day at the Children's Miracle Network Bake Sale on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 11:30 - 1:30 on the 2nd floor outside the cafeteria. All proceeds benefit the Children's Miracle Netw...

Staff Senate Nominations are Now Open

Dear TTUHSC Staff Members,Nominations are now being accepted for Staff Senate. The nomination period will be open May 1st until May 31st.If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else with their permission, please find the nomination form in the r...

EAP & WOW Open House & Reception

Employee Assistance Program & WOWPlease join us for an Open House & Reception in our new location (1A300). Just east of the Psychiatry Clinic in the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center.Friday, May 6th2:00 - 4:00 pmPhone: 743-1327

HSC OP's Published

Updates to TTUHSC Operating Policies and Procedures are available online only. A list of the HSC OPs that have just been revised and published online is available under “RECENTLY PUBLISHED HSC OPs” on the TTUHSC home page under “Administration - Policies...

Global Perspectives Film Series featuring The Released

The Office of Global Health (OGH) invites you to spend your lunch hour with us. Come view one of the many extraordinary DVDs from our library. The Released Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016 Time: 12:00 noon CT Location: ACB 240 Each year prisoners with...

2015-2016 Translational Neuroscience and Pharmacology Seminar Series - Apkar Vania Apkarian, PhD

Department of Pharmacology & NeuroscienceSignatures and Predictors of Chronic PainApkar Vania Apkarian, PhD Professor in Physiology, Anesthesia, Cognitive Brain Mapping Group, & Neuroscience InstituteNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicago, ...

FY 2017 Budget Prep Cycle

The Budget Office will hold a training session on the FY 2017 Budget Prep Cycle. Items covered during the session will be: Important dates/deadlines related to the budget prep cycle Changes to this prep cycle An overview of the entire prep cycle and tips...

New Health Insurance Option Coming Soon

COMING SOON! NEW HEALTH INSURANCE OPTION EFFECTIVE 9/1/16! Click the Link below to find out more. You can also sign up to receive emails from ERS to keep you up to date.

Impact of reduced arterial stiffness on peripheral vascular function and mobility

Older adults wanted for Blood Vessel Function and Walking Study Men and women are needed to participate in research that will study how blood vessel function affects brain processes and walking ability in healthy older adults. A dietary supplement will be...

Traveling Abroad? – Your HealthSelect medical plan’s got you covered

The HealthSelect medical plan pays benefits for covered participants while traveling outside the U.S. If you are enrolled in the In-Area plan, eligible expenses for non-emergency services incurred while outside the U.S. are reimbursed at the non-netw...

Rural Health at the Crossroads Conference - Call for Abstracts / Poster Presentations

The 2016 Rural Health at the Crossroads: Building Bridges to Care conference is currently accepting abstracts for poster presentations. Posters may focus on original descriptive or analytic studies or explore polity issues in rural and community health. F...

Fidelity Retirement Account Consultant Visits

Michael Quiroga, your Fidelity Workplace Planning and Guidance Consultant, will be on the Lubbock Health Sciences Center Campus on the following dates to answer questions about your Fidelity Account. Wednesday, May 18 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Room: ACB 260B ...

Larry Combest Fundraiser

Please join us!Larry Combest Community Health and Wellness Center Awareness EventThursday, May 12, 2016TTUHSCAcademic Classroom BuildingFirst Floor Lobby4:00pm - 6:00pmLight hors d'oevres and silent auction

This Week's Free Fitness Class Schedule

This week’s FREE Fitness and Meditation Class Schedule This week, WOW! is offering 5 classes. Cardio Core and More: Monday, May 2, at 5:30pm in Room 2B152. Meditation for Stress Relief: Tuesday, May 3, at 10am in Room 2C221. Meditation for Stres...

Comprehensive Clinical Research Coordinator Training Course

The Clinical Research Institute is offering a Comprehensive Clinical Research Coordinator Training Course:May 16th thru May 20th, 20168:30am to 5:00pmSuite 1C-111 (Lubbock)Space is limited. Deadline to register is May 6, 2016 There is a fee for this cours...

2016 Emergency Generator Testing

Routinely scheduled testing of the emergency generator and its components at the HSC facility in Lubbock will be performed on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 5:00am – 6:00am (see attached calendar). These tests are performed to comply with...

Testing of the HSC Natural Gas Distribution System

NOTICE!!! The HSC will be conducting leak testing of the Natural Gas Distribution System at the Lubbock Health Sciences Center Building over the next few weeks. This testing is required to be conducted every five years by the State Fire Marshals’ off...

Fire Alarm System Upgrade in Lubbock

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Physical Plant, including the department of Planning, Design and Construction, Plant Operations and the Fire Marshals’ office, is currently performing a long-term upgrade of the Fire Alarm System at the TTU...

Meditation for Stress Relief and Increased Self-Awareness

Stress is your body’s way of responding to any kind of demand. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. What is important is to know your limits to stress to avoid serious health effects. Every Tuesday and Thursday Elizabeth Sabet, founder of Holistic O...

Therapy Dogs at the Library

Stressed out from the end of the semester? Come hang out with Denver and Echo, therapy goldendoodles at the Preston Smith Library from 12:00 noon - 2:00 PM on Monday, May 9th.

OLLI presents “Forensics 101” May 10, 2016

This brief presentation covers an overview of a broad, loosely defined and multi-disciplinary branch of science commonly referred to as "Forensics." This class will discuss how the science has evolved and explore the myths and misconceptions about the for...

Preston Smith Library To Host Traveling NLM Exhibit

The Preston Smith Library in Lubbock is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the National Library of Medicine's Traveling Exhibit "Opening Doors: Contemporary African American Academic Surgeons" May 9-June 18, 2016. For tours and additional informa...

Preston Smith Library-Memorial Day

The Preston Smith Library will be CLOSED on Monday May 30, 2016 for Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume on May 31, 2016.Have a safe and fun holiday!