The Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is gearing up to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) through its annual 5k walk on Saturday, May 11 at Balloon Fiesta Field. In years past, SRMC staff, their friends and family have come together to raise money and awareness to help aid in the fight to overcome the obstacles of mental illness.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Focus of Symposium
October 18, 2007
ALBUQUERQUE, NM– The 19THAnnual Southwest Psychiatric Symposium, slated November 1-2 at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel, will explore the latest in prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research around Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). “We will be presenting current and cutting-edge developments in Autism from a broad range of research and programs presented by ASD investigators, educators and practitioners,” says Dr. Stephen Perls, director of continuing education in psychiatry for the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. In addition to regional presenters, the symposium will include prominent experts from the University of Washington, the University of California at Davis, and the University of Illinois. The program is intended for psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, counselors, educators, academicians, students and other health and behavioral health practitioners who want an increased understanding of the genetics, pathogenesis, neurobiology, epidemiology, screening and diagnosis, family coping skills and treatment efficacy for ASD. For more information, please call 505/272-3942 or visithttp://hsc.edu/cme
On Thursday, April 25 CHEK-D will hold a recognition and kickoff event, with a talk and presentation by Dr. Richard Larson, Vice Chancellor for Research, and Dr. Larissa Myaskovsky, CHEK-D Director, from 9 – 10 a.m. in Domenici North Wing room 2710.
UNM HSC is honored to continue our partnership with Professor Alford. We would like to invite everyone to join us as she presents the UNM Distinguished Diversity Scholar luncheon talk: Enhancing Wellness By Honoring Our Humanity on Friday, April 26.