UNM School of Medicine's first class

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UNM School of Medicine kicks off 50th celebration

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is marking its first 50 years, celebrating the visionaries who cobbled together $25,000 dollars in state funding, a former soda bottling plant and an abandoned mortuary to launch a badly needed medical school in 1964.

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UNM School of Medicine's first class

UNM School of Medicine kicks off 50th celebration

July 25, 2014 — The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is marking its first 50 years, celebrating the visionaries who cobbled together $25,000 dollars in state funding, a former soda bottling plant and an abandoned mortuary to launch a badly needed medical school in 1964.

Dr. Olivier Rixe

Connecting people to possibility

July 25, 2014 — Equally comfortable in the lab and in the clinic, Dr. Olivier Rixe’s face lights up as he talks about how he brings the discoveries of basic science to his cancer patients. Rixe recently joined the UNM Cancer Center as the associate director for clinical research and will help develop the early phase clinical trials and the neuro-oncology programs.

Portrait of Jonathan Abrams

A legacy of art and medicine

July 22, 2014 — Dr. Jonathan Abrams, who died in Albuquerque this month, served the UNM School of Medicine for more than three decades before his retirement in 2008. But medicine was only part of his legacy. A life-long art collector, he was the founder of the UNM Health Sciences Center's extensive art collection.

Hydration for young athletes

Proper Hydration a Must for Athletes in the Southwest

July 11, 2014 — It gets hot living in New Mexico. Trying to exercise or compete outside, especially during the summer, can be challenging. One of the biggest challenges is maintaining critical levels of water and electrolytes in your body.