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UNM School of Medicine remains among “America’s Best Graduate Schools”

UNM School of Medicine remains among “America’s Best Graduate Schools”

March 10, 2015
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine ranks third in the nation for its Rural Medicine Program in the upcoming issue of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools” for 2016. UNM's medical school has maintained this top-five national ranking since 1996, underscoring UNM’s commitment to programs that serve New Mexico’s rural communities.
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UNM physician to be honored for work with diabetes camp

UNM physician to be honored for work with diabetes camp

By Kara McKinney | March 02, 2015
A UNM physician who was diagnosed with diabetes as a college student has for decades been helping young New Mexicans live with and even thrive with the disease. Now the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is honoring Mark R. Burge, MD, for his 25 years of service as a volunteer and medical director for the ADA-sponsored New Mexico Camp for Kids with Diabetes.
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Moseley named dean of UAMS College of Medicine

Moseley named dean of UAMS College of Medicine

February 19, 2015
Pope L. Moseley, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, has been named dean of the College of Medicine and executive vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock.
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UNM’s Advanced Heart Failure Program offers unique care in New Mexico

UNM’s Advanced Heart Failure Program offers unique care in New Mexico

By Cindy Foster | February 03, 2015
As the nation recognizes American Heart Month and Heart Failure Awareness Week (Feb. 8-14), cardiologists at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center are encouraging New Mexicans to think about their heart health and to be on the look out for signs of heart disease, including heart failure, a progressive condition that affects more than 5 million Americans.
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Nanoparticles transforming medication delivery

Nanoparticles transforming medication delivery

By John Arnold | January 27, 2015
Tularemia, a life-threatening flu-like illness, can spread naturally to humans who come into contact with infected animals, like rabbits. But Francisella tularensis, the bacteria that causes the disease, can also be harnessed in a bomb. The UNM Health Sciences Center's Terry Wu, PhD, is collaborating with Sandia National Laboratories on biotechnology that could help protect soldiers exposed to such a weapon.
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Bodies of evidence: the quest to improve post-mortem imaging

Bodies of evidence: the quest to improve post-mortem imaging

By Michael Haederle | January 05, 2015
Nature is unkind to decomposing bodies. Muscle, skin and internal organs slacken and lose their form as time, temperature and other factors drive the slow, inexorable process of decay. Tissue breakdown brings with it substantial changes in chemical composition and physical properties, explains Natalie Adolphi, PhD, who is exploring ways to enhance magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of human corpses.
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McGrew named UNM School of Medicine executive vice dean

McGrew named UNM School of Medicine executive vice dean

By John Arnold | November 26, 2014
University of New Mexico family medicine physician Martha Cole McGrew, MD, has been named executive vice dean for the UNM School of Medicine, the UNM Health Sciences Center announced Wednesday. McGrew, chair of the medical school’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, will assume her new role Jan. 1.
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Methadone therapy for young injection-drug users reduces hepatitis C, study shows

By Luke Frank | October 28, 2014
Methadone and buprenorphine maintenance therapies used to treat opioid use disorders, like heroin addiction, are significantly reducing the incidence of hepatitis C infection, according to a research team that includes University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s Kimberly Page, PhD, along with colleagues at the University of California San Francisco and Boston University.
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CDC Ebola expert/UNM Pathology alum presents public lecture Oct. 9

October 09, 2014
"Ebola, Anthrax, and MERS . . . Oh, My!" will be presented by Toby L. Merlin, MD, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Merlin’s lecture, part of a slate of 50th Anniversary events, is free and open to the public. The full-day symposium begins with opening remarks from 8-9 a.m. to include U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham.
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