Connie Tyne has been the executive VP of external affairs for The Coopers Institute. In fact she’s been with Coopers for the more than 15 years. But word has just arrived that she has accepted the position of executive director at the the Texas Tech University Health Science Center’s (TTUHSC) Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health.
According to TTUHSC President Dr. Tedd L Mitchell, who has also worked at Coopers, “Connie Tyne has a passion for keeping people healthy, particularly women who have been underserved in health care. That is why she is the perfect fit to serve as executive director of the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health. She will be incredibly valuable in further strengthening our great relationship with the Dallas community.”
Having graduated from Hillcrest High School and SMU, Connie earned her Master of Science from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Founded in 2007, the institute promotes “research specific to women’s health, to provide gender-specific education to health care professionals and to enrich the lives of women and girls through community programs and cancer screenings.”
With Institute campuses in Amarillo, Lubbock, San Angelo and Dallas, Connie will be based in her hometown of Big D.
* Photo provided by Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health