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UNM Hospitals launches new Lifeguard medical transport helicopter

UNM Hospitals launches new Lifeguard medical transport helicopter

By Luke Frank | May 11, 2016
UNM Hospital’s Lifeguard Air Emergency Services, the first air medical flight program to transport critically injured or ill patients in New Mexico, launched its new helicopter service this month with the christening of its newest emergency medical transport aircraft – a state-of-the-art, specially equipped Agusta 119Kx Koala helicopter.
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Hands-on treatment: UNM Physical Therapy Program turns 40

Hands-on treatment: UNM Physical Therapy Program turns 40

By Laura Hall | May 09, 2016
When Barbara Bradley Fuller graduated from the UNM Physical Therapy program in 1976 she was one of three members of the fledgling program’s first class. In the 40 years since, the program has educated more than 700 physical therapists, 75 percent of whom practice in New Mexico.
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Behavioral health screening program aims for early detection

Behavioral health screening program aims for early detection

By Pari Noskin | February 29, 2016
In the substance use and mental health world, researchers know that early detection and treatment can greatly improve outcomes. In New Mexico these conditions often go untreated because of stigma and lack of access due to the limited behavioral health workforce. Deborah Altschul, PhD, aims to address these challenges head-on with her New Mexico Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (NM-SBIRT) program.
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