NM researchers partnering for progress

08 November — U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich joined leaders from the state’s research universities, national laboratories and military installations on Friday to help kick off an effort aimed at fostering scientific innovation and boosting economic opportunity in New Mexico.

November 2013

  1. Nov 07

    UNM physician to participate in addictions roundtable

    UNM internist Dr. Miriam Komaromy, a board-certified addiction medicine specialist, will take part in a roundtable discussion Friday that tackles prescription drug abuse in New Mexico.
  2. Nov 07

    MEDIA ADVISORY: Partnering for Progress

    U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich are scheduled to join leaders from the state’s research universities, national laboratories and military installations on Friday for the inaugural meeting of the New Mexico Collaborative Research and Development Council.
  3. Nov 06

    It’s Quick and Easy to Transfer to SRMC for Clinical Care

    It is easy to transfer a clinic or surgery appointment to the Sandoval Regional Medical Center. Many patients are finding that they can get in to see a physician in some specialists much quicker than by going to the main UNM Hospital clinics.
  4. Nov 06

    UNM Health Sciences Center Hosting Final Free Flu Shot Clinic in the Northeast Heights on November 9

    The last of the popular UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) free flu shot clinics is scheduled to be held on November 9 at the UNM Health Sciences Center Lobo Care/Senior Health clinic at 1101 Medical Arts Ave. NE, Building #4, Suite A. Shots will be given for those six months and older. These vaccinations are free to everyone.

October 2013

  1. Oct 29

    New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center Offers Halloween Safety Tips

    Halloween is a festive time for kids, so please review these simple measures we can take to ensure everyone enjoys the evening. Protect your kids with Halloween Safety Tips from NM Poison Center.
  2. Oct 25

    Second Annual Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Community Health Fair to be November 2

    Receive free flu shots, food and giveaways Saturday, November 2, at the Second Annual UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Community Health Fair. The fair will also feature kid-friendly activities.
  3. Oct 17

    Health Sciences Students Staffing UNM Drive Thru Clinic on Saturday

    Families can check “get a flu shot” off their “to do” list this weekend. The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (HSC) is holding a free drive-thru flu shot clinic Saturday at the UNM Family Medical Clinic, 2400 Tucker NE from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  4. Oct 16

    New Mexico Health Exchange Invests in HEROS Program throughout New Mexico

    Representatives from the UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) will be fanning out across the state in an effort to help uninsured New Mexicans, especially college students and their communities, better understand healthcare reform, thanks to a $375,000 grant from the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange.
  5. Oct 15

    UNM Health Sciences Students to Run Resource Center

    Future physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other students from the UNM Health Sciences Center are working to help meet healthcare needs of the homeless
  6. Oct 10

    “Splashes of Hope” Art Unveiling at UNM Chilren's Hospital on Friday

    The UNM Children’s Hospital Child Life Program will sponsor an unveiling at 2 p.m. on Friday of three pieces of artwork created through the Splashes of Hope Foundation. Splashes of Hope Foundation works with artists and medical professionals to create customized murals that address the needs and goals of the patients at each health care facility.
  7. Oct 08

    Sandoval Regional Medical Center Showcasing Literary Library

    Girl Scout Annika Cushnyr will showcase the Giving Library she established at Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) to a group of Open World participants from Tajikistan at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 8.
  8. Oct 03

    Five Pieces of Pueblo of Jemez Artwork to be dedicated at Sandoval Regional Medical Center

    A dedication of five pieces of art from artists of the Pueblo of Jemez will be held at Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Thursday, October 3 at 2:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor lobby of the hospital.

September 2013

  1. Sep 30

    UNM Pathology Department Welcomes New Chair

    Douglas P. Clark, M.D., is the new chair of the Department of Pathology at UNM’s Health Sciences Center. Clark, who previously served as Professor of Pathology and Oncology, and Division Director of Cytopathology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, will assume his new responsibilities October 1.
  2. Sep 26

    UNM Announces Seasonal Flu-Shot-Clinic Schedule

    The UNM Health Sciences Center and UNM Hospitals are again hosting free public flu shot clinics this fall. The popular UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) drive-thru flu shot clinics for immunization against the seasonal flu will be conducted again this year on Saturday, October 19 at the UNM Family Practice Center, 2400 Tucker NE, on the UNM north campus and October 26 at the Northeast Heights Clinic, 7801 Academy Rd NE.
  3. Sep 24

    NM Poison Center Warns Ecstasy Making a Comeback

    “Ecstasy” and “Molly” (a purer form of Ecstasy), are on the rise among teens and young adults both nationally and here in New Mexico. Ecstasy and Molly are the common names for the manmade chemical called MDMA which produce feelings of euphoria and a heightened sense of touch.
  4. Sep 13

    UNM-Led Research Consortium Lands Hefty $20-Million NIH Grant

    Biomedical researchers in seven Western states will share in a new $20.4-million federal grant led by scientists at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (HSC), it was announced Thursday. The National Institutes of Health funding will support a new clinical and translational research infrastructure network, charged with developing new drugs, devices and medical best practices.
  5. Sep 12

    UNM Hospitals Announces Healthcare Reform Community Forums

    UNM Hospitals is hosting a series of Community Forums beginning next Tuesday, September 17, at the Alamosa Community Center. The forums, free and open to the public, will share UNMH and Healthcare reform strategies while gathering community input to better refine those strategies. The public is encouraged to attend one or all of six UNMH Community Forums, all of which are scheduled from 6-7 p.m.
  6. Sep 10

    UNMH Earns National Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Certification

    The University of New Mexico Hospitals (UNM Hospitals) was recently awarded a two-year certification for its orthopaedic knee and hip replacement programs by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies U.S. health care organizations and programs. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

August 2013

  1. Aug 28

    NM-CAPP/CYFD Host 2nd Annual 5K Walk-Run to Prevent Child Abuse

    Alamogordo, Ruidoso, Las Cruces, Elephant Butte, Truth or Consequences and the Shiprock/Tse Daa K’aan chapter are joining with folks from Albuquerque for a joint 5K walk/run event to raise money to help fund "Prevent Child Abuse" programs throughout New Mexico. On September 14, these 8 communities will kick off events simulataneously to show how we can work together to stop child abuse our state.
  2. Aug 28

    UNM HSC Annual Job Fair slated for September 4

    The UNM HSC is sponsoring its annual Job Fair on Wednesday, September 4, starting at 10 a.m on the HSC Plaza. The Job Fair provides medical residents and medical students looking for employment in New Mexico after graduation a chance to visit with employers and learn about their organizations and the communities they serve.
  3. Aug 26
  4. Aug 23

    Seboyeta Native Returns

    Source: Cibola Beacon

  5. Aug 20

    College of Nursing Gets $5M for VA Nursing Academy Partnership

    UNM's College of Nursing joins five other prestigious universities in a program devoted to educating the next generation of nurses who understand the special needs of America's military veterans. This $5 million dollar grant will help UNM's College of Nursing educate 96 new nurses over the next four years.
  6. Aug 20

    5-year $15M grant for UNM team

    Source: Albuquerque Journal