TCC to host virtual event on hypertension

The Health Services Offices at Tarrant County College will stream a presentation, “Under Pressure: Hypertension 101,” from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 8. The speaker will be Laine Markham, instructor in clinical cardiology at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (HSC).

Markahm practices outpatient general adult cardiology, seeing patients for acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions at HSC Health and at the Federal Medical Center in Fort Worth. She participates in the education of medical and physician assistant students and was selected to participate in the STAR Leadership Program where she is developing research related to health disparities.

Topics will include

  • What is hypertension and how is it diagnosed?
  • What causes hypertension?
  • What problems can hypertension lead to?
  • How to prevent or manage hypertension.

The live event will be live on Microsoft Teams for both TCC faculty and staff, and the general public at

Faculty and Staff who want professional development credit should sign up in the Learn Center.

The presentation will be recorded and may be viewed on the TCC Health Services Event Recordings site at