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UNM Hospital Leadership


Listed in alphabetical order are administrators, chiefs and executives at University of New Mexico Hospitals.

  • Irene Agostini, Chief Medical Officer
  • Robert Bailey, Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs
  • Kori Beech, Interim Administrator, Ambulatory Services
  • Nathaniel P. Collins, Executive Medical Director, Adult Inpatient Services
  • Michael Chicarelli, Administrator, Professional and Support Services
  • Richard Crowell, Chief Quality Officer
  • Sheena Ferguson, Chief Nursing Officer, Inpatient and Surgical Services
  • Sara Frasch, Administrator, Human Resources
    • Dawn Harrington, Administrator, Information Systems
  • Gary Iwamoto, Chief Medical Information Officer
  • Jeff Katzman, Executive Medical Director, Psychiatric Center
  • Richard Lauer, Executive Medical Director, Cancer Center
  • Steve McKernan, Chief Executive Officer
  • M. Timothy Nelson, Executive Medical Director, Adult Inpatient and Emergency Services
  • Charles North, Executive Medical Director, Ambulatory Primary Care
  • David Pitcher, Executive Physician
  • Michael Richards, Executive Physician-in-Chief for the UNM Health System
  • Ella Watt, Chief Financial Officer
  • Louis Achusim, Executive Director, Pharmacy & Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Julie Alliman, Executive Director and Controller, Finance
  • Moschell Billingsley, Interim Executive Director, Emergency Services
  • Doug Brooks, Executive Director, Facility Services
  • Manuelita "Mela" Chapman, Co-Executive Director, Clinical Services
  • Gloria Doherty, Executive Director, Inpatient Mid-levels
  • Margaret Edwards, Executive Director, Psychiatric Center
  • Karen Ellingboe, Executive Director, Primary Care
  • Crystal Frantz, Executive Director, Care Management
  • Florencio Gallegos, Executive Director, Materials Management
  • April Jaglo, Executive Director, Surgical Services
  • Rodney McNease, Executive Director, Behavioral Health Finances
  • Purvi Mody, Executive Director, Compliance and Audit
  • Michelle Padilla, Executive Director, Patient Financial Services
  • Lorraine Ponge, Executive Director, Children’s Psychiatric Center
  • Catherine Porto, Executive Director, Health Information Management
  • Kristina Sanchez, Executive Director, Ambulatory Business Operations
  • Connie Smith-Fassler, Executive Director, Ambulatory Surgical Specialty Services
  • Cynde Tagg, Executive Director, Ambulatory Specialty Services
  • Elizabeth Taylor-Trujillo, Executive Director, UNM Psychiatric Center
  • Doris Tinagero, Executive Director, Carrie Tingley Hospital
  • Maribeth Thornton, Executive Director, Children’s Inpatient Services
  • Michelle Wafer, Executive Director, Women’s Services
  • Fred Walker, Executive Director, Radiology
  • Gordon Weimer, Senior Executive Director, Professional and Support Services
  • Bonnie White, Executive Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
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