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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.
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.