Dr. Dale Alverson is medical director of the director of the Center for Telehealth and Cybermedicine Research.
Neurologist Dr. John Tanner, left, demonstrates how specialists consult with patients in rural hospitals via telehealth technology. Tanner works for NetMedical Xpress, an Albuquerque-based technology firm that partners with UNM Hospital to provide telemedicine services to providers and patients across New Mexico.
The New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center is a public service program of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and is affiliated with the UNM School of Pharmacy.
Remote controlled, computerized mannequins help emergency responders train for mass-casualty disasters.
UNMH emergency responders train at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.
UNM Hospital emergency room workers train at the federal Center for Disaster Preparedness, the nation's only federally chartered Weapons of Mass Destrcution training facility.
A PHI Air Medical helicopter is placed on a truck, after being removed by crane from the roof of UNM Hospital, where it crashed during take off on April 9, 2014.
A PHI Air Medical helicopter is removed by crane from the roof of UNM Hospital, where it crashed on April 9, 2014.
Truman Health Services nurse Greg Ochoa, medical assistant Johnna Mora (center) and Heidi McNeil, ambulatory patient services coordinator, discuss patient care at the busy clinic, which has received recognition for its patient-centered and comprehensive approach to caring for patients living with HIV diseaese.
UNMH security officers Eugene Lujan, left, and Roberto Sandoval, take questions from reporters during a news conference on April 25, 2014 at UNM Hospital. The officers rushed to the aid of medical crew, after their helicopter crash-landed on the hospital roof April 9.
Dr. Mohammed Hassan, right, is a University of New Mexico cardiothoracic surgeon who recently used the da Vinci surgical robot to perform New Mexico’s first-ever robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft. Dr. Marco Ricci, left, is chief of UNM’s Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and recruited Hassan to help build UNM Hospital’s minimally invasive cardiac surgery program.
Surgeons at UNM Hospital use the daVinci Surgical System to perform a number of minimally invasive procedures in urology, gynecology and cardiology.