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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Brain “Tsunamis” - Their Cause and Treatment

July 22, 2018
Dr. Bill Shuttleworth, Director of The University of New Mexico's Brain and Behavioral Health Institute, discusses with UNM’s Michael Haederle brain injuries and their possible treatment.

Mental and Emotional Wellness

July 15, 2018
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center’s Alex Sanchez interviews Dr. Kristina Sowar and Dr. Shawn Sidhu from UNM’s child and adolescent psychiatry program, on the subject of mental and emotional wellness.

Secrets of the Emergency Room

July 01, 2018
Dr. Steven McLaughlin, Professor of Emergency Medicine at The University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque joins the UNM Health Sciences Center's Jett Loe and Alex Sanchez to talk about the practice of emergency medicine in the state. 

Should You Get Cancer Genetic Counseling?

June 24, 2018
Shawnia Ryan, a cancer genetic counselor at The University of New Mexico’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, joined Alex Sanchez and Jett Loe from UNM’s Health Science Center to talk about the benefits and issues surrounding genetic screening and...

The Healing Power of Empathy with Dr. David Rakel

June 17, 2018
Dr. David Rakel, chair of Family & Community Medicine at the University of New Mexico, visited The UNM Health Hour to discuss his new book, The Compassionate Connection: The Healing Power of Empathy and Mindful Listening. He calls for health care...