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By UNM College of Pharmacy

Challenging Times

In support and solidarity for the communities who are experiencing more than usual challenging times.


UNM College of Pharmacy Affiliates & Community Members

UNM College of Pharmacy - Diversity, Equity, Accessibility & Inclusion Committee

August 11, 2022

We the UNM COP Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion (DEAI) Committee are responding in solidarity and support for the Muslim and western New Mexico indigenous communities experiencing extraordinary disruptions and challenging times:

Concerns affecting a particular community are affecting all of us. At UNM COP we nurture an environment where all students can succeed in their academic endeavors. We are reaching out to each of you, to remind you of the following safety and support services available to everyone:

If you feel that any student may be in need of support and outreach, please reach out to LoboRESPECT Advocacy (web: and by phone: 505-277-2911) directly and file a descriptive Campus Assessment Response Education (CARE) Report: The CARE Team will assess the situation and follow up with the student as needed. LoboRESPECT Advocacy, directed by Lisa Lindquist at, will be supporting students in communicating with advisors and faculty about their needs and will assist with temporary scheduling changes and temporary shifts in modality, where possible and needed and on a case-by-case basis.

We stand together to uplift, protect and care for each other during this time of heightened fear and anxiety. Krista Salazar, PharmD is the College of Pharmacy DEAI Committee chair who is available to reach out for UNM COP DEAI needs and concerns at


On behalf of the UNM College of Pharmacy DEAI Committee,

Krista D. Salazar, PharmD, PhC
Committee Chair
DEAI Committee

Donald A. Godwin, PhD
Dean & Professor
UNM College of Pharmacy


UNM College of Pharmacy DEAI Committee

Kelsea Aragon, PharmD, PhC, CDCES, BCACP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

Amy Bachyrycz, PharmD, RPH
Shared Faculty, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

Ludmila Bakhireva, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Dean for Clinical & Translational Research
Director, Substance Use Research & Education (SURE) Center
Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

Alicia Bolt, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Matthew Campen, PhD, MSPH
Director, New Mexico Center for Metals in Biology & Medicine
Regents' Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bryan Grassel, PharmD
Pharmacy Manager, Translational Radiopharmacy

Patricia Myer
Department Administrator, Pharmacy Practice & Administrative Sciences

Sara Nozadi , PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Jose Rodriguez, MBA
Marketing Manager

Yomi Tadfor, PharmD
Pharmacist & COVID-19 Information Specialist, New Mexico Poison & Drug Information Center

Mikiko Takeda, PharmD, MS, BCACP
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice and Administrative Sciences

Categories: College of Pharmacy , Diversity