Departments, Centers and Agencies

Departments, Centers & Agencies

With 20 departments, an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the state's primiary medical investigation agency and an international powerhouse in providing access to medical care and education, the UNM School of Medicine delivers high quality comprehensive patient care and education and cutting edge biomedical science to the people of New Mexico and beyond.

NCI Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cheryl L. Willman, MD, CEO

Center for Development & Disability
Marcia Moriarta, Director

Office of the Medical Investigator
H. Jarrell, MD, Interim Chief Medical Officer

Project ECHO
Sanjeev Arora, MD, Founder/Director

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 
Karlett Parra, PhD, Chair
DIVISIONS (2) Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Biocomputing

Cell Biology & Physiology
Nancy Kanagy, PhD, Chair

Molecular Genetics & Microbiology
Vojo Deretic, PhD, Chair

C. William Shuttleworth, PhD, Chair

Nancy Joste, MD, Chair

Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
Hugh Martin, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (5) Cardithorasic Anesthesiology; Obstetric Anesthesia; Pediatric Anesthesiology; Pain Medicine; Regional Anesthesia

Dental Medicine
Gary Cuttrell, DDS, Chair
DIVISIONS (2) Dental Services; Dental Hygiene

Aimee Smidt, MD, Chair

Emergency Medicine
Steven McLaughlin, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (2) Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Emergency Medicine

Family & Community Medicine
David Rakel, MD, Chair

Internal Medicine 
Mark Unruh, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (15) Cardiology; Endocrinology; Epidemiology; Gastroenterology; General Medicine; Gerontology; Hematology/Oncology; Hospital Medicine; Infectious Disease; Molecular Medicine; Nephrology; Palliative Care; Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine; Rheumatology; Translational Informatics

Michel Torbey, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (2) Adult Neurology; Child Neurology

Neurological Surgery
Meic Schmidt, MD, MBA, Chair

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Eve Espey, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (6) Family Planning & Reproductive
Health; GYN Oncology; Maternal Fetal Medicine; Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility; Midwifery; Women’s Health Research

Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences 
Bob Avery, MD, PhD, Interim Chair

Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation 
Robert Schenck, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (8) General Orthopaedics; Hand Surgery; Orthopaedics; Orthopaedic Trauma; Pediatric Orthopaedics; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Physical Therapy; Spine Surgery; Sports Medicine

Nancy Joste, MD, Chair

Loretta Cordova De Ortega, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (16) Adolescent Medicine; Cardiology; Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention; Child Development; Critical Care; Dysmorphology / Genetics; Endocrinology / Metabolism; Gastroenterology; General Pediatrics; Hematology/Oncology; Infectious Disease; Neonatology; Nephrology; Occupational Therapy; Pulmonary

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences 
Mauricio Tohen, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (6) Addictions; Adult Psychiatry; Child Psychiatry; Community Behavioral Health; Geriatric Psychiatry; Neuro-modulation

Gary Mlady, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (2) Interventional Radiology; Radiology

John Russell, MD, Chair
DIVISIONS (9) Acute Care Surgery; Cardiothoracic Surgery; General & Gastrointestinal Surgery; Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery; Pediatric Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Urology; Vascular Surgery

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