Awards and Honors

Congratulate our staff or faculty receiving awards, promotions, and more.

September 7th, 2017

Our NCORP Team Receives Awards – Congratulations!

By msequeira msequeira

At the recent NIH NCORP annual meeting in Bethesda, Md., the New Mexico NCORP was singled out for several certificates of merit. The NM NCORP exceeded our stated accruals and some of the Principal Investigators and their Research Staff in NM received recognition at two levels. Congratulations! Silver Certificate of Excellence was awarded to: Richard […]

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Tags: award, Clinic, Research


September 1st, 2017

Nominate a Co-Worker by Sept. 22!

By msequeira msequeira

Do you know a UNMCCC staff employee who has made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center? Would you like to recognize an employee for receiving a professional certification this past year? Nominate them for a Staff Recognition Award. Recipients are selected on merit of excellence and talent in the […]

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August 31st, 2017

2017 School of Medicine Dean’s Staff Award – Call for Nominations

By msequeira msequeira

Nominations for the 2017 School of Medicine Dean’s Staff Award opens Friday, September 1, and closes Sunday, October 1, at 11:59 pm. Up to 10 recipients will be honored at a luncheon hosted by Dr. Roth on October 30, 2017. Winners will receive a plaque and $1,000. Nominate a deserving colleague for all their dedication and […]

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Tags: award, Clinic, Research


Reader's Choice Award: Congratulations to All of Us!

August 1st, 2017

Reader’s Choice Award: Congratulations to All of Us!

By msequeira msequeira

The UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center was named the best cancer center in the Albuquerque Journal Readers’ Choice Awards. The Journal announced the winners this week. Thank you for all you do to help our patients!

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Tags: award, Clinic


July 25th, 2017

Lobo Cancer Challenge Jersey Winner

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to Deanna Rhodes! Deanna signed up for the Lobo Cancer Challenge Bike Ride during the two-day window after the employee meeting. Her name was drawn as the winner of a Lobo Cancer Challenge Bike Ride jersey.

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Tags: Bike Ride, Fundraising


June 5th, 2017

Congratulations to our June Employees of the Month!

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to Ricky Roybal and Serena Bailon: Ricky Roybal is being recognized for his extra work and effort during a time when the IT department has been in a state of transition. Ricky has taken on extra work and responsibilities and has worked extra hours whenever needed. He was the primary lead in getting the IT […]

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Tags: Clinic


Congratulations to Dr. Jim Liu, UNM Distinguished Professor!

June 1st, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Liu, UNM Distinguished Professor!

By msequeira msequeira

Three UNM Health Sciences faculty members have been promoted to the rank of Distinguished Professor. They are: Dr. Ke Jian “Jim” Liu, associate dean for Research, College of Pharmacy; Dr. Kurt Nolte, professor of Pathology & Radiology and Chief Medical Investigator; and, Dr. Mark Burge, Regents Professor of Medicine. The three were selected for their […]

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Tags: Research


April 5th, 2017

Mayor Berry Proclaims “Cancer Registrar’s Week”

By msequeira msequeira

Mayor Richard Berry proclaimed April 10 through April 14, 2017, as “Cancer Registrar’s Week” to honor the work Cancer Registrars accomplish in battling cancer. Read the Mayor’s Proclamation.

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Tags: Registrar


April 5th, 2017

Governor Proclaims “National Cancer Registrar’s Week”

By msequeira msequeira

Governor Susana Martinez proclaimed April 10 to April 16, 2017, as “National Cancer Registrar’s Week” throughout the state of New Mexico. Read the Governor’s Proclamation.

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Tags: Registrar


April 4th, 2017

Nominate a Co-worker for a PAWS Award

By UNM CCC robin

Do you know a staff employee who strives for excellence and serves as your role model? They deserve to be recognized! The Staff Council is now accepting nominations for the PAWS Award for the month of May. To download a short nomination form, visit the Staff Council website.

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