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Military vet has a new mission, thanks to UNM medical training

Thanks to the UNM School of Medicine's EMS academy, U.S. Marine veteran J.R. Colby is now serving Rio Rancho as a firefighter and paramedic.
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Dr. Howard Yoans (credit: John Arnold)

UNM Health Sciences Center receives $15 million grant for telestroke program

Health Care Innovations Awards comes to test a telemedicine network to help diagnose and treat stroke and brain injury patients. read full story

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First BA/MD cohort to graduate

Class of 2014 marks a big milestone for a program designed to address New Mexico's physician shortage
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UNM cardiac surgeon performs state's first-ever robot-assisted bypass surgery

UNM's Drs. Ricci and Hassan used the da Vinci surgical robot to perform New Mexico’s first-ever robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft. read full story

New Mexico's Health System

  • UNM Hospital - New Mexico's only Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Academics - training more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields.
  • Research - cutting edge health research with more than $145 million in grants each year, with more than 20 current clinical trials ongoing.
  • Community - partnering with New Mexico to study and solve our biggest health problems and build healthy communities.

New Mexico among top states for HPV vaccinations
New Mexico's kids are stepping up against cancers.
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UNMH patient not infected with Ebola virus
Test results from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention come back negative for virus.

UNM medical students learn and serve in N.M. communities
Preceptorship program supports rural clinics; requires community project.

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