Other Centers, Institutes & Networks

Center on Aging

The UNM Center on Aging and the UNM Division of Geriatrics have created an educational infrastructure that is penetrating all levels of medical education and it is using existing networks to provide geriatric education to physicians and practices statewide. 

Center for Development & Disability

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD),  established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (previously known as a UAP).

Center for Disaster Medicine

At the University of New Mexico Center for Disaster Medicine we believe that preparing for and responding to disasters is the responsibility of the whole community. Since 1989, CDM has supported community disaster preparedness through applied disaster research, healthcare disaster planning, emergency preparedness training for responders, and disaster field services.

Institute for Ethics

The institute serves as a resource for ethics in health care and research at the institutional, local, regional, national and international levels. The Institute for Ethics has three domains of activity: education, service and scholarship.

Center for Forensic Imaging

The CFI is currently the only forensic center in the United States with in-house computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facilities, which support forensic research and education, and the clinical service of the OMI. 

Center for Memory and Aging

New Mexico's first center for research and clinical care of patients with Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Center for Native American Health

We partner with students, staff, faculty, community groups, organizations, and government agencies to develop sustainable solutions and creative pathways for improving the health and well-being of Indigenous people. CNAH approach focuses on community strengths such as local and unique knowledge, core cultural value systems, and health beliefs.

Institute for Resilience, Health and Justice

The institute will work with UNM School of Law graduates to help at-risk families navigate social and economic hardships that may be creating stress and impeding their health

Center for Brain Recovery and Repair

The primary goal of the Health Sciences Center's Center for Brain Recovery and Repair is the development of therapies designed to improve the quality of life for New Mexicans with brain injuries. We aim to develop interventions targeted to specific pathways or mechanisms to improve motor or cognitive function, and be safe and effective when delivered at time points after discharge from the emergency room or intensive care unit.