Awards and Honors

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

January 11th, 2018

Congratulations to our January Employees of the Month!

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to Maxine Yazzi and Lendell Johnson! Maxine Yazzie is a Clinic Coordinator in the Medical Oncology clinic. Maxine has been instrumental in helping to train new RNs and other team members new to the clinic. She is helpful, kind, and a great preceptor. Thank you, Maxine, for exemplifying the Behaviors of Excellence! Lendell Johnson started […]

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November 29th, 2017

Congratulations to our new BCOPs!

By msequeira msequeira

  The pharmacy department is proud to announce Rosanne Henson and Nancy Heideman both completed their Board Certification in Oncology Pharmacy (BCOP).  Congratulations!   New Mexico has only eight board certified oncology pharmacists. Currently, five of those eight board certified oncology pharmacists work here at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center!    

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November 22nd, 2017

Congratulations Dolores Guest, PhD – Dean’s Staff Award Winner!

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to Dolores Guest, PhD, for winning a Dean’s Staff Award! Dr. Guest is the Associate Director for the Behavioral Measurement and Population Science Shared Resource.  

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Tags: Research, staff


November 13th, 2017

Congratulations Mindy Madero – Dean’s Staff Award Winner!

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to Medical Assistant Mindy Madero who was nominated by her co-worker Jill Mauldin for the 23rd Annual School of Medicine Dean’s Staff Award!

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Tags: award, Clinic, staff


November 10th, 2017

Congratulations to our Staff Recognition Awardees!

By msequeira msequeira

Congratulations to all our Staff Recognition award winners! The Staff Recognition awards recognize non-faculty staff members who have made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center, or who have received certification during a given fiscal year. Recipients are selected on merit of excellence and talent in the areas of research, […]

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Tags: Clinic, Research, staff, staff meeting


November 3rd, 2017

Halloween Floor Wars

By UNM CCC robin

Kudos to everyone who participated in the 2017 Halloween Floor Wars! It was amazing to see what everyone came up with, and the amazing execution of themes! The judges had a tough job! Congratulations to our winners: First Place Fiscal Services/UNMMG Billing/IT : The Roaring 20’s! A fabulous job with great participation and attention to […]

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Tags: halloween


November 3rd, 2017

UNMCCC Employees Awarded for Supporting NM Guard

By UNM CCC robin

Robert Payette, Clinic Nurse Manager, and Sandi Peacock, Clinical Operations Director, have been recognized with the Patriot Award from the Department of Defense, NM Committee for Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve. This award was given for contributing to “National Security and Protecting Liberty and Freedom by Supporting Employee Participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve […]

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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