College of Nursing

Making a difference one fundraiser at a time

Making a difference one fundraiser at a time

By Furhana Afrid | July 18, 2014
On a hot summer day in Albuquerque a cold treat can go a long way. All the way to Africa, in the case of eight University of New Mexico nursing students.
UNM Nursing professor receives fellowship

UNM Nursing professor receives fellowship

By Furhana Afrid | July 02, 2014
The American Academy of Nursing has a new fellow -- Dr. Mark Parshall from University of New Mexico’s College of Nursing. The academy is honoring Parshall and more than 160 nurse leaders for their outstanding accomplishments in nursing and health care at a conference on Oct. 18 in Washington, DC.
Cancer center scientist wins C-Change award

Cancer center scientist wins C-Change award

By Michele Sequeira | May 23, 2014
University of New Mexico Cancer Center scientist Dr. Barbara Damron recently won the prestigious C-Change Comprehensive Cancer Control Champion Award. The award honors Damron’s outstanding career in cancer treatment and research and her passion for saving lives from the ravages of cancer.
Youth Empowerment Project perks teen interest in medical careers

Youth Empowerment Project perks teen interest in medical careers

By Katherine Korte | April 21, 2014
Photos of bloody trauma wounds. Videos of daring deeds that end with someone being mangled. Needles that you can’t imagine using on a human body, much less inserting into a bone. These images may sound gory, but they didn't deter students ...

Demarest selected as UNM SRMC Chief Nursing Officer

By Luke Frank | March 31, 2014
Pam Demarest has been selected as Chief Nursing Officer for UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center (SRMC). Demarest comes with nearly 40 years of nursing experience in community hospital settings, and most recently as executive director of Critical Care and Progressive Care at UNM Hospitals.
HSC town hall provides legislative updates for faculty, staff

HSC town hall provides legislative updates for faculty, staff

By Cindy Foster | March 13, 2014
Newly enacted legislation will allow the expansion of nursing and medical residency programs, boost employee compensation and set the stage for adding new classrooms at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center (UNM HSC), Dr. Paul Roth told employees on Wednesday.
Team approach to primary care includes dentists

Team approach to primary care includes dentists

By Luke Frank | February 17, 2014
Poor oral health has been linked to a host of health woes, such as heart disease and diabetes, yet too many New Mexicans fail to receive routine preventive dental care. UNM and community health providers have teamed up to address this problem by ...