Inauguration Festivities Begin with Academic Symposia
“Inspire: Flagship in Community,” a discussion of how research universities affect and interact with their communities in the 21st century, will feature a keynote, Joseph Platero, president, University of Tennessee, from 9 to 11 a.m. in SUB Ballroom C on UNM’s main campus.
A second symposia titled, “Inspire: Flagship in Community, Health Sciences Center,” a discussion of how academic medical centers affect and interact with their communities in the 21st century, will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Domenici Auditorium at the UNM Health Sciences Center on north campus. It will feature Charles Rice, president, Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences, who will give the keynote.
A number of UNM panelists will participate in each symposia.
Morning panelists include:
• Ellen Babcock, Friends of Orphan Signs, Department of Art and Art History
• Angelo Gonzales, The Unidos Project, New Mexico Learning Alliance, Center for Education Policy Research
• Claudia Isaac, Affordable Housing and neighborhood planning, Community and Regional Planning
• Melanie Moses, Project GUTS, Computer Science
• Christine Sierra, Community Based Research and Learning Initiative, Political Science/SHRI & Irene Vasquez, American Studies/CHMS
Afternoon panelists include:
• Arthur Kaufmann, Vision 2020, Family and Community Medicine
• Sanjeev Arora, Project ECHO, Internal Medicine
• Felina Ortiz & Barbara Overman, Family Health Partnerships, College of Nursing
• Valerie Romero-Leggott, Education pipeline/BAMD, Family and Community Medicine
• Mario Pacheco, Northern New Mexico Family Medicine Residency Program, Family and Community Medicine
• Michel Disco, Interprofessional education, Family and Community Medicine
• Deborah Altschul, Health disparities research, Psychiatry
• Nina Wallerstein, Community based participatory research, Family and Community Medicine
• David Sklar, Health policy, Emergency Medicin
Information Source: Media Newswire