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Tech’s resources continue to provide benefits for West Texans

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

April 27, 2020

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - Another example of West Texas reaping benefits as the home of Texas Tech University is apparent in the key role The Institute of Environmental and Human Health has played in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus.

"TIEHH has been a critical research tool, helping West Texas track and minimize such threats to the vitality of the region," Joseph A. Heppert, Tech's vice president for research and innovation, said in our story. "We are extremely proud that, in the depths of the current crisis, it is also contributing to meet the diagnostic needs of Texas citizens through its assigned region, which encompasses the Texas Panhandle and much of the Midland-Odessa basin."

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