Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Dental School to Open at Texas Tech El Paso Campus

The Texas Tech University Health Science Center (TTUHSC) in El Paso has announced a new addition to its campus, a new dental school that will open in the coming years.


The school is made possible thanks to a $25 million donation from the Hunt Family Foundation, though additional fundraising will be necessary to reach the final price tag, expected to cost over $50 million.

This will be the fourth school added to the burgeoning medical school campus in Central El Paso. following the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt Nursing School, and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Officially called the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine, it is scheduled to open in fall of 2020. It has been nearly 50 years since last dental school opened in Texas.

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso will add a School of Dental Medicine to its campus in 2020. (TTUHSC)

The school's location within the campus has not been disclosed, nor are any renderings of the future school available.

The TTUHSC campus is part of the larger Medical Center of the Americas complex, which also includes University Medical Center, El Paso Children's Hospital, and the Cardwell Collaborative. Texas Tech first opened its four year medical school in El Paso in 2009.

The School of Dental Medicine announcement was made at a press conference on September 6, 2016.

5 comments:

  1. This is great news for our entire region by the announcement of a new Dental School slated for the Paul L.Foster TT medical school.El Paso someday will have it's own MD Anderson style huge medical complex.Maybe not as big as the one in Houston but it will eventually be massive.

    ReplyDelete
  2. The entire college admission process can be exhausting and nerve-racking but there are few things worse than writing the personal statement for college applications. See more dental school personal statement examples

    ReplyDelete
  3. Even if you've had to have fillings done on your teeth, new methods and materials make those fillings nearly undetectable. dental veneers chennai

    ReplyDelete
  4. One best example of such system is intercom system. Those who want tight security install a Video Intercom System, which is high tech system for a clutter free safety and security. Apartment video intercom installation

    ReplyDelete
  5. Our top dental schools is such a popular and sought after profession the pay is good, and it’s a comfortable job. However it does require a good amount of education and dental schools, or universities with dental programs often have high requirements and accept only the best students.

    ReplyDelete