Robert Loftfield, PhD, 2013 "Living Legends" tribute

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UNM School of Medicine pioneer dies

Robert Loftfield, PhD, a nationally known biochemist who was part of the original faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, died Sept. 4 in Albuquerque at the age of 94.  "The growth and success of the UNM School of Medicine, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, would not have been possible without pioneering and tremendously innovative faculty members like Dr. Loftfield,” said Paul Roth, MD, UNM chancellor for health sciences and dean of the school of medicine.

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Robert Loftfield, PhD, 2013 "Living Legends" tribute

UNM School of Medicine pioneer dies

September 12, 2014 — Robert Loftfield, PhD, a nationally known biochemist who was part of the original faculty at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, died Sept. 4 in Albuquerque at the age of 94. Loftfield was UNM medical school professor from 1964-1989, ...

UNM SRMC Bariatric Surgery Center

Bariatric surgery program earns national accreditation

September 09, 2014 — The University of New Mexico Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Bariatric Surgery Center recently received accreditation under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program. The accreditation demonstrates the surgery center’s commitment to delivering the highest quality care for its bariatric surgery patients, hospital officials said.

NIH establishes national alcohol research center at UNM

September 08, 2014 — The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of New Mexico’s Department of Neurosciences $8.1 million over the next five years to support the New Mexico Alcohol Research Center (NM ARC) at the Health Sciences Center – just one of 18 alcohol research centers in the U.S., and the only NIH ARC targeting Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.