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Announcements

Thursday, April 28, 2016

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.

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 n...

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...

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...

Lincoln Financial Retirement Account Consultant Spring Visits

The Lincoln Financial Representative, Charles Davenport, will be on the Lubbock Health Sciences Center Campus to answer questions and help with you retirement account needs on the following dates: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Room: HSC 1B212...

TIAA Retirement Account Representative Visit

Matthew Robertson, Sr. Financial Consultant with TIAA will be at the TTUHSC Lubbock Campus this spring to answer questions about your retirement account. Visit Dates and Times: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00am-5:00pm in room ACB260B If you are inter...

OLLI presents “Watercolor Strokes: Strokes are not the Same!” May 4, 5, & 6, 2016

Flow, direction, and color can make a presence on paper. This class in watercolor will focus on giving you the knowledge of working with the right tools and learning techniques of design, light, and contrast that are found in a painting no matter what you...

OLLI presents “The Perfect Blend: Choral Music and Community Enrichment” May 5, 2016

Forty years ago, a few pioneering people came together with a bold vision of creating a civic chorus to prepare and perform major choral masterworks with orchestra to enrich the cultural landscape of the South Plains. The seeds planted by these visionarie...

OLLI presents “Advanced Nature Photography” May 4 & 11, 2016

This class will teach you how to use manual settings to better control your images of nature. The Lubbock Lake Landmark provides a beautiful setting in which to learn advanced photo techniques with whatever camera you have, preferably a DSLR 35mm with len...

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...

Wednesday Zumba classes are cancelled.

The Zumba class that is scheduled for Wednesdays at 5:30 pm is cancelled moving forward. The class that is on Thursdays at 5:30 pm in Room 2B152 will continue as scheduled.

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training will be offered to TTUHSC faculty, staff and students Thursday April 28 from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m in ACB 250. Lunch will be provided for attendees. See attached flyer for further details.

Departments of IMM and Surgery, Spring 2016 Seminar Series, Presents Alex Horswill, Ph.D.

The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Immunology & Molecular Microbiology and the Department of SurgerySpring 2016 Seminar Series Presents:Alex Horswill, Ph.D.Monday, May 2, 20161C110B12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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!

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...

Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience - Qualifying Examination Presentation

Improving remyelination in multiple system atrohpy using FTY720 compounds Ismael SeguraPhD Student Thursday, April 28thLubbock - HSC 1C110ATechLinked to El Paso, SON 3402:00 pm - 3:00 pm (Central)Refreshments Provided Persons with disabilities who m...

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

The WoW! Office Has Moved!

We are excited to announce that the Workforce Overall Wellness office has moved! You will now find the WoW! Office in suite 1A300. We are just east of the Psychiatry department. Contact Allison Kerin for more information. Allison.kerin@ttuhsc.e...

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, April 25, at 5:30pm in Room 2B152. Meditation for Stress Relief: Tuesday, April 26, at 10am in Room 2C221. Meditation for...

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...

Payroll Services March / April 2016 Newsletter

In this issue: Verifying Information on W-4 Form Summer Insurance Premiums HR 121 Report Holiday Schedule / Payroll Calendar

SoCRA West Texas Chapter Hot Topics

West Texas Chapter Hot Topics Thursday, April 28, 2016, 12:00 CST*TOPIC: Need a Translation for Informed Consent?SPEAKER: Edna Rath, BS, MHA, CCRP Clinical Research Associate Pediatric Hematology & Oncology El Paso Children’s HospitalUpon completion o...

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...

Compliance March 2016 Newsletter

Compliance March 2016 Newsletter The Compliance newsletter for March 2016 is now available for viewing (see related links below).In this issue:New Compliance Staff;USB Flash Drive Vulnerability;CMS Overpayment Rules;Billing Compliance Training;Conflict o...

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...

TTUHSC in Lubbock is a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite!

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centerjoined a growing number of Texas businesses by becoming designated as a Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite. Mother-Friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants by prov...

Save the Date! 2016 IPE Fall Symposium - 11/4/2016

Interprofessional Collaboration: Changing Patent-Centered Care 11.04.16 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.Keynote Presentation: Health Care, Remixed!Featuring Keynote Speaker:Dr.Zubin DamaniaJoin Dr. Zubin Damania as he shares insight on how patients are empowered throug...

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...

Research Study on Family Experience of Addiction Recovery

A research study is being conducted on the recovery experiences of non-addicted family members of addicts who have previously received inpatient or outpatient treatment for an addiction in the last 10 years. Participants from families that have no history...

Neuroscience of Recovery from Alcoholism Research Study

A research study is being conducted on individuals who previously drank at alcoholic levels. Participants must be between the ages of 18-65, with at least 1 month and up to 20 years of sobriety. The research study is investigating emotional reactions to i...