Faith Matters on KTTZ-FM

Sundays at 5pm

Faith Matters, a ground breaking local program, hosted by Tom McGovern. Faith Matters promises to spark thought and conversation through dynamic dialogue about Faith.

Faith Matters dives into everyday issues. This isn’t church on the radio; this is your friends and neighbors sharing stories of faith and perseverance.  Tom McGovern's distinguished career includes the Professor of Psychiatry at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Director of the Center for Ethics, Humanities and Spirituality.

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Faith Matters conversation with Professor Debra Reed

Nov 6, 2014

Debra B. Reed, PhD, RDN, LD has been Professor and Helen DeVitt Jones Chairperson in Nutritional Sciences at Texas Tech since 2004.

Throughout her career, Dr. Reed has been dedicated to using creative, theory-based nutrition interventions and best practices to empower people of all races, ages, cultures, and income levels to improve their food choices for the prevention of obesity and chronic diseases.

Andi Cooley is our guest.  Andi is a nurse at the University Medical Center.  Prior to her work at UMC, Andi was a truck driver.  She shares her stories of both occupations including her participation in “Trucker Buddy”!

Professor Jennifer Dabbs, Associate Professor of Sociology at Lubbock Christian University discusses suicide and suicide identifying marks.

Dr. James Dembowski associate professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center discusses the aspects of Aphasia (stroke) and ALS.  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain.

Faith Matters interview with Shery Goodwin

Sep 30, 2014

Shery Goodwin works at the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Texas, and currently serves as an assistant federal public defender and the acting supervisor of the Lubbock Office. Professor Goodwin has served as an adjunct Legal Practice professor at Texas Tech since 2005. 

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