The UNM Health Hour Podcast

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is the premiere health care practice and learning institution in the state. Every Sunday at 11am on KKOB 770 AM and 94.5 FM the employees of Health Sciences talk with UNM faculty and staff to bring you informative and entertaining insights on how you can stay healthy in New Mexico.

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Suicide Prevention Awareness

September 15, 2019
Shining a light on risk factors, warning signs, and community resources, HSC's Elizabeth Dwyer discusses Suicide Prevention Awareness with Molly Brack, Director of the Agora Crisis Center, Dr. Liz Lawrence, Chief Wellness Officer and Assistant Dean...

New Mexico Poison & Drug Information Center Has the Answers

September 08, 2019
Rattlesnake bites, exploding vape pen batteries, toxic pesticide exposure, poisonous mushrooms, unexpected drug interactions... Susan Smolinske, Director, and Jaqueline Kakos, Health Education Coordinator, talk with Michael Haederle about...

Next Level Nursing Education

August 11, 2019
HSC’s Jett Loe talks with Becky Dakin, Program Manager for the New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium about our state’s singular coordinated nursing education system – the only one of its kind across the U.S.

Combating the Opioid Crisis

August 04, 2019
People are working together throughout UNM Health to combat the opioid crisis. HSC’s Elizabeth Dwyer discusses a new grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration with Julie Salvador, PhD, Assistant Professor with the...

Filling a Need

July 28, 2019
Dr. Leslie Strickler, Director of UNM’s Child Abuse Response Team (CART) and New Mexico's only board-certified child abuse pediatrician, talks with Elizabeth Dwyer about the expansion of health system programs designed to identify child abuse and...

Award-Winning Midwifery at UNMH

July 21, 2019
HSC’s Elizabeth Dwyer talks with Certified Nurse Midwives Noelle Borders, Thanh-Tam Ho, and Tamara Gardner about their award-winning services, recently recognized by the American College of Nurse Midwives.

Taking CP to Task

July 07, 2019
Early Cerebral Palsy Risk Detection and Intervention

Developing an Opioid Vaccine

June 30, 2019
Kathryn Frietze, PhD, assistant professor in UNM’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, talks with Elizabeth Dwyer about combating substance use disorders through the development of an opioid vaccine.

Offering Help & Guidance, from One Patient to Another

June 16, 2019
Avelena-Rose Ortega, RN, BSN, and Coordinator of the Patient & Family Advisory Council, talks with host Elizabeth Dwyer and Patient Advisors Anthony Sanchez and Nancy Hansen about the essential, innovative work of the council.