HEALTH & MEDICINE


Online Nursing Program Among Nation’s Best

NursePractionersSchools.com announced in March 2017 that The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing was rated among the “10 Most Affordable Online MSN-NP Programs.” The website, an online resource for prospective students interested in th...

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UTEP Pharmacist Receives National Award

Margie E. Padilla, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor at UTEP’s School of Pharmacy, has been named a 2017 APhA Immunization Champion Award National Winner by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Padilla is being recognized in the Partners...

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MSN Program Welcomes Largest Class

Photo by: Laura Trejo, UTEP Communications The largest class of students in the history of UTEP’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) online program attended orientation for the spring 2017 semester in the Health Sciences and Nursing Building on Dec....

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“Being Mortal” Free Screening and Discussion

Nov. 11, 1-4 p.m. Union Cinema “Being Mortal” explores the hopes of patients and families facing end-of-life issues from the perspective of patients, family and healthcare professionals. It follows a surgeon, Atul Gawande, M.D., of the Harvard Medica...

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UTEP Goes Purple for LGBTQ Health

Originally published June 28, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications For the average patient, finding an understanding health care provider is the first step to managing his or her health care needs. But for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transg...

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UTEP Researchers Lead Battle Against Mosquitoes

Originally published June 28, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay UTEP Communications Humans are bigger, faster, smarter and more powerful than mosquitoes, yet we still can’t beat them. But for 50 years, Doug Watts, Ph.D., has been trying. Well ahead of …...

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College of Health Sciences Dean Says Goodbye to UTEP

Originally published May 31, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications College of Health Sciences Dean Kathleen Curtis, Ph.D., had something in common with the health sciences graduates with whom she shared the stage at UTEP’s evening Commencement...

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Interim Dean Appointed for College of Health Sciences

Originally published May 31, 2016 Osama Mikhail, Ph.D. Osama I. Mikhail, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean of UTEP’s College of Health Sciences. Mikhail previously served as the interim dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Ho...

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Deaf UTEP Alumna Focuses on Ability to Succeed

Originally published May 23, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications Even though she was born deaf, Betsy Bañuelos, a May 2016 graduate of The University of Texas at El Paso, has always focused on what she can do, rather …...

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Golden Age Fitness Program Celebrates 10 Years

Originally published May 9, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications In 2005, Sandor Dorgo, Ph.D., emailed the chair of UTEP’s Department of Kinesiology about his idea to start a physical fitness program that would improve the overall health...

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School of Nursing Celebrates 40 Years

Originally published May 4, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications It’s been 40 years since Nursing Professor Maria Amaya, Ph.D., graduated from The University of Texas at El Paso’s first baccalaureate nursing program in 1976. At the time, the...

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Health Fair Offers H.O.P.E. to Homeless

Originally published April 25, 2016 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP Communications People experiencing homelessness have few places to sleep at night, let alone access health services. Among them is Oscar Salas, who has been homeless for a year. Recently, th...

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