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UNMH patient not infected with Ebola virus

A UNM Hospital patient who was tested this week for Ebola virus disease is not infected with the virus, according to test results from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The hospital received the results on Thursday, according to UNMH epidemiologist Dr. Meghan Brett, who helped coordinate the precautionary care and testing.

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UNMH patient not infected with Ebola virus

August 21, 2014 — A UNM Hospital patient who was tested this week for Ebola virus disease is not infected with the virus, according to test results from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The hospital received the results on Thursday, according to UNMH epidemiologist Dr. Meghan Brett, who helped coordinate the precautionary care and testing.

J.R. Colby

Military vet has a new mission, thanks to UNM medical training

August 20, 2014 — J.R. Colby developed an intense interest in emergency medicine after taking a combat medic course while he was on active duty as a U.S. Marine. Thanks to the UNM School of Medicine's EMS academy, he's turned that interest into a new career as a firefighter and paramedic.

UNM medical students learn and serve in N.M. communities

August 13, 2014 — Through the UNM School of Medicine’s Practical Immersion Experience (PIE), medical students are placed in outlying primary care practices – predominantly family medicine practices, but also internal medicine practices and occasionally rural emergency rooms – to experience medical practice in New Mexico’s rural communities.

Lana Melendres-Groves

Former Lobo standout stars in a new role: UNM doctor

August 11, 2014 — Lana Melendres-Groves used to get an adrenaline rush on the soccer field. Now it happens in her UNM clinic. The internal medicine physician likens the medical profession to the soccer world: "You have to work as a team, you have to rely on everyone around you and you have to make decisions at a moment’s notice.”