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Covenant Medical Center Chief of Staff to Speak at Military Stole Ceremony

K’Leigh Sims

August 10, 2016

Covenant Medical Center Chief of Staff to Speak at Military Stole Ceremony.

WHAT: Texas Tech University Military and Veterans Programs' graduation stole and family member recognition ceremony

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Thursday (Aug. 11)

WHERE: Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium, Texas Tech Museum, 3301 4th St. 

WHO: Chief of Staff Dr. Larry A. Warmoth with Lubbock's Covenant Medical Center will speak at this week's Military and Veterans Programs' (MVP) stole ceremony to recognize graduating veterans with their special, camouflage Texas Tech stole and family members with recognition certificates before commencement Saturday (Aug. 13).
Dr. Warmoth began his career in the U.S. Military through the U.S. Marine Corp's Platoon Leaders Corp. He transferred to the U.S. Navy and was later selected for Aviation Officers Candidate School in Pensacola, Florida. After earning his Wings of Gold, Dr. Warmoth was the distinguished graduate in his F-14A Tomcat course.

Later he was discharged from the U.S. Navy, earned his master's degree from Colorado State University and worked as a research scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

In 1992, he received his medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and began his residency in internal medicine at the University of Arizona, where he was selected as chief resident in 1995 and became board certified in internal medicine.

While he built his medical career, he joined the Air Force Reserve where he completed his flight surgery training and graduated from F-16 flight school.

In 2002, Dr. Warmoth returned to academia as a nephrology fellow, working with the physiology and diseases of the kidneys, and became board certified.

He has served as chief of medicine for eight years and vice chief of staff for two years before becoming chief of staff at Covenant Medical Center.

Free parking will be available at the west side parking lot of the museum, located at 4th Street and Indiana Avenue.

For more information about the stole ceremony, contact MVP Director Lou Ortiz by phone or email.

CONTACT: Lou Ortiz, director, Military and Veterans Programs, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6877 or lou.ortiz@ttu.edu  

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