As the world becomes more interconnected, it is apparent that the major global health burdens facing our international community will require an integrated approach that addresses political, socio-economic, cultural, legal, biological, and medical issues. The primary goal of our regional and global activities at UNM is to form a collaborative network of multidisciplinary scientists to address the determinants of emerging patterns in global health. The Center has a tripartite mission that includes promoting excellence in research, education, and clinical service activities. Read more.
UNM's occupational and environmental medicine requirements continue to grow as regulations increase, as research involving hazardous agents continues to expand, and as the utility of occupational and environmental medicine expertise to the University is recognized. The Center for Occupational Environmental Health Promotion (COEHP), a center within the Department of Internal Medicine's Division of Epidemiology at the School of Medicine, provides occupational and environmental medicine support services to the UNM community. Read more.
With the establishment of the University of New Mexico Center on Aging in 1988, the University recognized the need to strengthen geriatrics and gerontology in New Mexico. The Center provides an infrastructure for geriatric/gerontology activities within the University. The interdepartmental faculty and staff use the Center for implementing the Reynolds Foundation Geriatric Medicine Educational Program. Read more.
The Sleep Disorders Center provides comprehensive services to individuals having symptoms occurring during sleep or while awake due to unrefreshing sleep. The Program combines a state-of-the-art outpatient sleep laboratory, inpatient sleep laboratory, sleep medicine clinic, and trained medical and technical staff dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sleep/wake disorders in adults and children. Read more.
The UNM Cardiac Catheterization Center (also known as the UNM Cardiac Cath Lab, or simply the UNM Cath Lab) comprises 10,000 square feet of procedure and recovery rooms, reception and waiting area, and administrative offices. The Lab is committed to serving the invasive cardiac needs of the Albuquerque and New Mexico community and to the continued development of a high quality, cutting edge, academic program in cardiovascular intervention. The Cardiac Cath Center operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Cath Center is staffed by experienced full-time interventional cardiologists and offers the full gamut of interventional cardiac care. The Cath Center works closely with referring physicians on the UNM campus, locally, and throughout the state. Read more.
The Section of Integrative Medicine within the Division of General Internal Medicine offers alternative and complementary therapies in acupuncture, Ayurvedic medicine, botanical medicine, chiropractic, curanderismo, energy medicine, homeopathy, massage therapy, mind and body medicine, and Native American healing traditions. The Section provides education to members of the UNM HSC, in medical student lectures, clinics with residents, and grand rounds in family practice and internal medicine. Read more.. Among the activities of the Section is the UNM Center for Life (CFL), an integrative and inter-cultural center for prevention and wellness, treating people with a wide range of health issues.