College of Pharmacy

Snakebite season in full swing, cautions NM Poison Center

Snakebite season in full swing, cautions NM Poison Center

By Luke Frank | July 13, 2016
For many, summer in New Mexico means months of outdoor adventures. It can also mean more encounters with poisonous snakes, according to the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center, which is offering some prevention and first-aid tips. The poison center managed 43 cases involving snakebites in 2015, and more than 20 cases so far this year.
HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

HSC research funding continues upward trajectory with record year

By Michael Haederle | July 05, 2016
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center wrapped up the just-ended fiscal year with a record $165 million in grant funding for biomedical research, representing more than a decade of continuous growth, the university announced Tuesday.
UNM, Indian Health Service partner to tackle opioid abuse

UNM, Indian Health Service partner to tackle opioid abuse

By Luke Frank | May 23, 2016
The University of New Mexico and the Indian Health Service are teaming up to tackle opioid abuse among Native Americans using telehealth technology to share best practices in chronic pain management with health care providers.
FBI honors UNM pharmacy students for tackling prescription drug abuse

FBI honors UNM pharmacy students for tackling prescription drug abuse

By Furhana Afrid | April 13, 2016
The FBI has recognized a University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy program for its work combating prescription drug abuse in the state. At a ceremony in Washington, D.C., FBI Director James Comey presented the Director’s Community Leadership Award to Generation Rx, educational outreach prevention program led by pharmacy students.
UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

UNM radiopharmacy program continues pioneering ways

March 15, 2016
In 1972, UNM’s on-campus nuclear pharmacy opened for business – the only licensed nuclear pharmacy in the world. Today, UNM is one of only a few pharmacy schools that offer radiopharmacy education and training, has an active research arm, and offers students practical experience in the on-campus pharmacy that once again fills orders and prepares doses for customers in Albuquerque.