Rodriguez Joins UNM Children's Hospital Development Office

Vanessa Rodriguez has recently joined the UNM Children's Hospital Development Office at the UNM Health Sciences Center in the position of Development Specialist.

Rodriguez will plan, develop and oversee a broad scope of program activities related to donor stewardship and associated fundraising for the organization.

Rodriguez received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Management from Robert O. Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. She then went on to work for the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce as an assistant in the Economic Development Division, the St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation as Development Coordinator and now will represent the motivating efforts at UNM Health Sciences Center Development Office.

UNM Children's Hospital serves more than 50,000 New Mexico children every year.  The hospital offers the most comprehensive care for children, available in New Mexico, and has the highest level of intensive care for children suffering from an illness or injury.  Pediatric physicians specialize in many areas, including pediatric surgery, neonatology, oncology, cardiology, pulmonary and much more.

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center's mission is to provide added value to health care through leadership in providing innovative, collaborative education; advancing frontiers of science through research critical to the future of health care; delivering health care services that are at the forefront of science; and facilitating partnerships with public and private biomedical and health enterprises.  For more information on the UNM Health Sciences Center visit


Contact: Jennifer Riordan, 272-3322

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