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.
Hubbard Supports MRN Domenici Discovery Fund
February 03, 2009
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2008 ALBUQUERQUE, NM—The Mind Research Network (MRN) announces a two thousand dollar contribution to the Domenici Discovery Fund by the Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation and Albuquerque’s KOB-TV. “We are dedicated to finding better ways to treat and diagnose mental illness and other brain disorders. This donation helps advance that research,” said MRN President Dr. John Rasure. Hubbard Broadcasting is a Minneapolis-based media corporation, and the parent company of KOB-TV. Every year, the Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation grants thousands of dollars to help New Mexico non-profits organizations. “We hope this first Hubbard Foundation contribution is the start of a continuing partnership in what we expect to be an era of tremendous breakthroughs with the Domenici Discovery Fund,” Dr. Rasure concluded. The Domenici Discovery Fund is named in honor of retired U.S. Senator Pete Domenici; Domenici serves as honorary chair of the fundraising campaign. Domenici founded MRN ten years ago in Albuquerque, and he continues his passionate work with MRN to bring hope and peace of mind to the individuals and families who live every day with mental illness, brain disease and brain injury. About MRN The Mind Research Network is dedicated to the discovery and advancement of clinical solutions for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders. The Domenici Discovery Fund provides matching dollars to MRN scientists working to unlock the puzzles of schizophrenia, addiction, depression, epilepsy, alcoholism, and traumatic brain injury. For more information on the Mind Research Network, visitwww.mrn.org.
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.