Tag: Disaster medicine

NM disaster medical team deployed to Louisiana floods

NM disaster medical team deployed to Louisiana floods

By Luke Frank | August 15, 2016
New Mexico’s Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) is deploying to Baton Rouge to assist victims of the flooding in central Louisiana, UNM emergency managers announced Monday.
UNM emergency physician earns national lifetime achievement award

UNM emergency physician earns national lifetime achievement award

By Luke Frank | May 07, 2014
UNM School of Medicine veteran physician David P. Sklar, MD, was recently named the 2014 James D. Mills Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Medicine Award by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for his significant contributions to emergency medicine over the years.
Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

By Dianne Anderson | April 04, 2014
New Mexico is now better prepared for a disaster, after more than 40 emergency responders completed a week of advanced training at the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama.