Tag: Conference

UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

UNM Cancer Center receives elite 'comprehensive' designation

By Michael Haederle | August 12, 2015
The University of New Mexico Cancer Center has achieved coveted “comprehensive” designation from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), putting it in a league with an elite group of institutions that provide the very highest level of cancer care. UNM takes its place alongside M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and 39 other institutions, with the comprehensive designation signaling its combined clinical and research expertise.
International conference focuses on UNM’s Project ECHO

International conference focuses on UNM’s Project ECHO

By John Arnold | September 09, 2014
Health care experts from around the world will gather in Albuquerque this week to learn more about Project ECHO, a groundbreaking telementoring model developed at the University of New Mexico.
Weil to headline October UNM health events

Weil to headline October UNM health events

By Luke Frank | September 08, 2014
Health professionals – and for the first time, the public – are invited to UNM’s Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment – or SIMPLE – Conference, keynoted by Integrative Medicine pioneer Dr. Andrew Weil. As part of the UNM School of Medicine’s 50th Anniversary, the public is invited at a special rate of $150 for the comprehensive three-day event.
Women's health center stage at med school symposium

Women's health center stage at med school symposium

By Luke Frank | March 10, 2014
Albuquerque women’s health got a shot in the arm with UNM Health Sciences Center’s maiden Your Body, Your Health public symposium March 7 at the Hotel Albuquerque. Expert physicians from the HSC’s School of Medicine were tapped to address common health issues affecting women – and men, for that matter – like cancer, heart attacks, dementia and chronic pain, as well as healthy aging, nutrition, dietary supplements and health screenings.
HSC hosts conference to address urban health care, inequities

HSC hosts conference to address urban health care, inequities

By Michael Haederle | March 07, 2014
The themes of community engagement and measuring population-wide health improvements – major priorities for the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center – took center stage at a two-day conference focused on urban healthcare.
Groups inform consumers regarding toy safety

Groups inform consumers regarding toy safety

By Dianne Anderson | December 04, 2013
As you head out to shop for the little ones on your list, keep in mind that hazards may be hiding in some innocent looking items. Consumer groups are warning shoppers to watch out for dangerous and or toxic toys. UNM experts on child safety are joining with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the New Mexico Public Interest Research Group (NMPIRG) to warn parents, grandparents and others about what to watch for when buying toys as gifts for kids this season.
Governor seeking $2.5 million to expand nurse practitioner, family medicine programs

Governor seeking $2.5 million to expand nurse practitioner, family medicine programs

By Michael Haederle | December 03, 2013
Gov. Susana Martinez has announced she will seek nearly $2.5 million in new funding to expand nurse practitioner and family medicine residency slots to help meet a rapidly growing demand for healthcare. If approved, much of the money would go to expand existing programs at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, home to the UNM School of Medicine and College of Nursing.