UNM Experts Join to Solve the Addiction Puzzle
MRN, MESA "SCORE" for NM Educators
March 11, 2009
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2008 Contact: Luke Frank, Media Relations Manager 505/272-3679; cell 505/907-9525 Dolores Gonzalez, Director of External Affairs 505/925-4747; cell 505/259-9736 SCORE - Scientific Collaboration On Research in Education ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Albuquerque’s Mind Research Network (MRN) and NM MESA (New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement) announce plans for their spring 2009 SCORE New Mexico Educator Training Series, a popular program that debuted in spring 2008. SCORE (a Scientific Collaboration on Research in Education) is a free, three-part professional development series that shares practical neuroscience and learning discoveries with New Mexico educators who can incorporate them into the classroom.
- SCORE Session I – Thursday, February 19, 6-8 p.m. Includes an MRN tour, introduction to the Mind and MESA. Presentation and discussion: Effects of Substance Abuse on the Brain
- SCORE Session II – Thursday, March 19, 6-8 p.m. Presentation and discussion: Learning Disorders
- SCORE Session III – Thursday, April 16, 6-8 p.m. Presentation and discussion: Brain-Based Learning – Fact or Fiction.
Former U.S. Public Health Service Executive Comes to UNM
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.