Funds by Category: Health Sciences Center

Health Sciences Center





Cancer Research & Treatment Center

  • Hoops 4 Hope

    Since 2000, the New Mexico state legislature has put aside politics to play basketball during the final days of the legislative session. Instead of dividing along party lines, the legislature divides into the House of Representatives “Aggies” and the Senate “Lobos” for a competitive basketball game. In 2004, our lawmakers decided to use the game... Read more »
  • John H. (Jack) Saiki Clinical Oncology Endowment Fund

    The fund was established anonymously by a patient of Jack’s for the purpose of creating the “John H. Saiki Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology” to support and promote excellence in patient care and teaching. To learn more, please visit http://cancer.unm.edu/saiki/
  • Julie Ann Look Faculty Fellowship Endowment

    Julie Ann Look passed away of neuroblastoma when she was only three. Her spirit lives on in the Julie Ann Look Endowment Fund that her parents, Ann and Hunt Look, established in 2002. The endowment helps UNM attract and retain the most talented pediatric oncologists as a way of benefiting pediatric oncology patients throughout New... Read more »

Center for Development & Disability

College of Nursing

  • College of Nursing – Judith Harris Global Health Endowment in Nursing

    This endowment was created to give students at the College of Nursing experience in providing healthcare to underserved populations throughout the world. The range of experience that students gain – from interviewing, to assessment, to treatment and follow up – is vast. Quite literally, their classroom becomes the world, as our students have traveled to... Read more »
  • College of Nursing – Nursing Scholarship Fund

    The Nursing Scholarship fund provides critical support for undergraduate and graduate nursing students enrolled in the College of Nursing and successfully completing a degree program. This general fund is an extension of the endowed scholarship program giving all donors the opportunity to ensure the tradition of excellence in nursing education while growing the next generation... Read more »
  • College of Nursing Ridenour Staff and Faculty Development Endowment

    The Ridenour Staff and Faculty Development endowment supports professional development opportunities for staff and faculty at the College of Nursing. By ensuring the highest level of expertise among nursing faculty and staff and recruiting and retaining qualified, committed and outstanding employees, the College of Nursing’s already strong reputation for outstanding nursing education will be strengthened.
  • College of Nursing Senior Class Endowed Scholarship Fund

    Started by the graduating Summer 2010 class, this endowment literally “pays it forward” by providing scholarships to nursing students. Since 2010, every graduating class has contributed to the endowment so that those who come after them can focus more on their education and less on the financial burden that often comes along with the educational... Read more »
  • Diane Adamo Memorial Scholarship Fund

    Diane’s journey into health care started nearly 40 years ago when her brother, Sam Adamo, urged her to move from Pittsburgh, to New Mexico, where he lived, for a change of scenery. She graduated from UNM CON in 1984 and began work at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. One week later, Diane died in an auto... Read more »
  • DNP Distinction Award

    The UNM College of Nursing (CON), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Outstanding Scholarly Project Award Fund supports recognition of the student with the most masterful and significant scholarly project for the year in which they graduate.
  • Julie Gorwoda Endowed Nurse-Midwifery Fund

    This endowed award is given annually to a senior midwifery student who shows evidence of community building in midwifery, or interest in a career in midwifery education, or who demonstrates exemplary leadership while in the midwifery program. The award honors the retirement of Julie Gorwoda, CNM, MSN who was employed at UNM for 31 years... Read more »
  • Lorene and Gerald Liesveld Nursing Scholarship

    This fund supports students enrolled in the UNM College of Nursing BSN program. Judy Liesveld, PhD, RN, PPCNP-BC, CNE is the Associate Dean of Education and Innovation and a Clinician Educator Professor at the UNM College of Nursing. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from UNM as well. Dr. Liesveld and her two... Read more »
  • Nursing Emergency Fund

    The UNM College of Nursing is dedicated to advancing healthcare through innovation. We are educating inquisitive professionals who improve patient care. Right now, we need your help. Many of our students are facing hardships such as loss of job, family obligations, technology challenges and other ramifications of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Help us insure a... Read more »
  • Nursing Legacy Fund

    This fund gives the Dean the flexibility to determine important support for areas of greatest need that help to advance the mission of nursing education, research, practice, and leadership for the college.
  • UNM Midwives of Color

    The UNM Midwives of Color recruits and mentors persons of diverse ethnic/cultural backgrounds in the profession of nursing, especially midwifery; supports midwives of color in the community; increases awareness and responsiveness of maternal-child health care issues affecting communities of color in New Mexico.

College of Pharmacy

  • Circle of Joy

    Members of the Circle of Joy realize the power of collective giving and pool their money (and time and talent) to make a meaningful impact in the lives of students. Gifts offer much-needed funds for students during their final year of advanced practice pharmacy experiences.
  • College of Pharmacy Dean’s Papiani Giving Circle

    Gifts to the Dean’s Papiani Giving Circle enhance the educational experiences of our students by providing funds for them to attend special events, national conferences, receive research fellowships and tutoring.
  • College of Pharmacy Dean’s Vision Fund

    Donations to the UNM College of Pharmacy Dean’s Fund allow the Dean to take advantage of opportunities and address challenges that may arise at the College. These include special programs, one-of-a-kind events, and many other services and programs that define a University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy education.
  • Dennis S. Peña Memorial Poison Center Endowment

    Dennis had a passion for music but a close second was his profession as a pharmacist. Dennis’ passion for his profession was reflected in his ongoing support of the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center. For him, the impact that this organization makes throughout the state was vital for the health and safety of... Read more »
  • New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center

    NMPDIC gifts provide resources and experts to handle nearly 28,000 calls a year made by the citizens of New Mexico in a poisoning situation, which can prevent costly trips to the emergency department for overall savings to New Mexicans of more than $42 million dollars in avoidable health care costs.
  • UNM-NMSU Cooperative Pharmacy Program

    The UNM/NMSU Cooperative Pharmacy Program is designed to increase the number of Pharmacy students from southern New Mexico and ultimately the number of pharmacists practicing in the area.

School of Medicine

  • Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund

    The Judith Ceccoli Endowed Navajo Graduate Scholarship Fund was created to support Navajo Students at UNM enrolled in the School of Medicine or the School of Law who have demonstrated a commitment to assist their community after graduation.  Your gift will help support these students in their academic journeys and honor Judith’s legacy
  • Nutrition in Native American Communities Fund

    Funds refrigeration units, dry storage units and all supplies and tools need to conduct nutritious food preparation and cooking demonstrations in Native American communities. Also funds supplies and tools needed to promote farming and food distribution.
  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »
  • Ryan F. Daniell Memorial Fund – Dermatology

    This fund was created to honor the legacy of Ryan F. Daniell, who left us too early because of melanoma. It was Ryan’s hope that his struggle with the disease would lead to increased awareness, early detection, and accessible treatment for all New Mexicans. His family established this fund in his name, and they welcome... Read more »
  • School of Medicine Institute for Ethics Fund

    The Institute for Ethics Fund helps facilitate staff, faculty, awards, training, meetings, conference speakers, seminars, retreats, equipment, scholarships, travel and program assistance.
  • School of Medicine La Tierra Sagrada Society

    La Tierra Sagrada Society is dedicated to serving the present and shaping the future of health care by providing need-based scholarships to students in the UNM School of Medicine. One hundred percent of contributions go directly toward funding scholarships and growing the scholarship endowment. Membership begins at $1,000 annually for individuals and $5,000 for corporations... Read more »
  • School of Medicine Living Legends: Robert B. Loftfield, PhD Fund

    Dr. Robert B. Loftfield was one of the original faculty members at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. A nationally known biochemist, Dr. Loftfield completed his undergraduate education and received his PhD from Harvard University. In addition to a wife and ten children, he brought to New Mexico a passion for research and... Read more »
  • School of Medicine Memorial Garden Fund

    In July 2014, the UNM SOM will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entrance of its first class of medical students. A Memorial Garden has been commissioned to honor deceased SOM faculty and to immortalize values embraced by UNM SOM in the education of today’s and tomorrow’s physicians. Donations will fund the construction maintenance and... Read more »
  • School of Medicine Scholarship Fund

    This fund helps provide academic financial assistance for students in the School of Medicine to include tuition books fees & other charges required by the University.
  • The Dr. George E. Kennedy III Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship fund was established to honor the late Dr. George Kennedy. At the request of the Kennedy family, this scholarship will be awarded to Gallup area students entering the University of New Mexico School of Medicine’s MD program who have demonstrated service to their community. Please note that this fund was created with the... Read more »
  • Vascular Anomalies Clinic Team Fund

    The Multidisciplinary Vascular Anomalies Clinic’s collaborative clinical team, the only such center in New Mexico, brings together providers from multiple medical and surgical services, all of whom specialize in vascular anomalies/birthmarks. We care for children and adults with vascular tumors (such as hemangiomas) and misdevelopments (such as venous, lymphatic or arteriovenous malformations). This fund will... Read more »

School of Medicine Centers

School of Medicine Departments

UNM Cancer Center

  • John H. (Jack) Saiki Clinical Oncology Endowment Fund

    The fund was established anonymously by a patient of Jack’s for the purpose of creating the “John H. Saiki Endowed Chair in Clinical Oncology” to support and promote excellence in patient care and teaching. To learn more, please visit http://cancer.unm.edu/saiki/
  • Julie Ann Look Faculty Fellowship Endowment

    Julie Ann Look passed away of neuroblastoma when she was only three. Her spirit lives on in the Julie Ann Look Endowment Fund that her parents, Ann and Hunt Look, established in 2002. The endowment helps UNM attract and retain the most talented pediatric oncologists as a way of benefiting pediatric oncology patients throughout New... Read more »
  • Polly Rogers Pancreatic Cancer Research Endowment

    The Polly Rogers Pancreatic Research Fund was established at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in honor of Polly Rogers, a healthy non-smoking mother of three boys who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2009, just 11 months after her diagnosis. The fund supports faculty research in the field of pancreatic cancer and other gastrointestinal cancers.... Read more »
  • Skin Cancer Prevention and Research Fund

    Your gift will help support state-of-the-art research & patient care focused on prevention, basic, clinical, survivorship and/or quality studies in melanoma and other skin cancers at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • UNM Cancer Center Cancer Research Fund

    The Cancer Research fund supports world-class cancer research in laboratories clinics and communities by building on the UNM Cancer Center’s unique institutional strengths and healthcare partnerships. This fund supports research designed to determine the genetic environmental social and behavioral factors that contribute to the distinct patterns of cancer incidence and mortality in the multiethnic populations... Read more »
  • UNM Cancer Center Clinic Building Fund

    The Cancer Clinic Building fund helps support the preservation of the 206,432-square-foot state-of-the-art cancer and treatment center. Integrating world-class research and cutting-edge care to help and heal patients the UNM Cancer Center’s serene welcoming environment continues to lead the way in positive outcomes for its patients and supporting their loved ones in New Mexico.
  • UNM Cancer Center Education and Outreach Fund

    The Cancer Center Education and Outreach fund helps support efforts of the UNM Cancer Center and its partners to reduce the significant cancer health disparities in statewide communities by developing culturally appropriate cancer education screening and prevention programs.
  • UNM Cancer Center General Support Fund

    The Cancer Center General Support fund helps support unrestricted operation costs, research and clinical care efforts performed by the UNM Cancer Center. As the Official Cancer Center of the State of New Mexico and the only National Cancer Institute NCI -Designated Cancer Center in our state, the UNM Cancer Center offers an unmatched depth and... Read more »
  • UNM Cancer Center Patient Care Fund

    The Patient Care fund provides patient financial assistance so that New Mexico’s cancer patients have access to the quality care provided by UNM Cancer Center. The UNM Cancer Center treats nearly all of the indigent patients across New Mexico’s communities and provides nearly $10 million annually in unreimbursed indigent care.
  • UNM Women’s Cancer Center Fund

    The Women’s Cancer Center at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center provides compassionate, innovative care in a soothing, healing space dedicated to the needs of women and their families. The center offers medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, gynecologic oncology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, genetic counseling providers, and other services in one convenient space.

UNM Hospitals

  • Aggiethon Dance Marathon

    AggieTHON is an NMSU student organization that strives to raise awareness of the many children battling life threatening illnesses. Throughout the school year they host multiple fundraising events including a “12 hour Dance Marathon” to support UNM Children’s Hospital, New Mexico’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. More than 66,000 children from every county in the state... Read more »
  • Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH)

    UNM Children’s Hospital is proud to be the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in New Mexico. We raise money to help the hospital and the 60,000 children we care for each year. All funds raised are unrestricted. The dollars are used where the hospital needs it most. Primarily these monies support specific programs and purchase... Read more »
  • UNM Hospital Crisis Relief Fund

    As the situation develops, this fund will allow us to act quickly and strengthen our ability to help our world-class hospital system right now and in the future. The physicians, nurses and staff are working tirelessly to provide quality emergency and intensive medical care to patients whose lives have been impacted by the coronavirus. Your... Read more »
  • UNM Hospitals Psychiatric Center

    UNM Hospital Psychiatric Center is a public, not-for-profit facility providing the full spectrum of behavioral health care for thousands of New Mexicans annually. Established in 1967, the center offers 47 beds for adults and seniors and has evolved into the state’s largest community mental health care provider. Through your generous gifts we provide Recovery Model... Read more »
  • UNM Hospitals: (UNMCH) Children’s Hospital

    UNM Children’s Hospital is proud to be the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in New Mexico. We raise money to help the hospital and the 60,000 children we care for each year. All funds raised are unrestricted. The dollars are used where the hospital needs it most. Primarily these monies support specific programs and purchase... Read more »
  • UNM Hospitals: (UNMH) Carrie Tingley Hospital

    For more than 70 years, Carrie Tingley Hospital has been providing caring, coordinated healthcare to children and adolescents with complex musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditions, rehabilitation needs, developmental issues and long-term physical disabilities. Carrie Tingley Hospital is the only pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the state, housing a 24-bed inpatient unit in the Barbara and Bill Richardson... Read more »
  • UNM Hospitals: (UNMH) Childrens Psychiatric Center

    UNM Children’s Psychiatric Center provides intensive psychiatric treatment to children and adolescents through the age of 17. Acute inpatient care, residential care and partial (day) hospital care are provided in various settings on the Center’s campus and include family education to increase parents’ and siblings’ understanding and ability to manage their children. UNM Children’s Psychiatric... Read more »
  • UNMH Volunteer Birth Companion Program

    The UNMH Volunteer Birth Companion Program provides free birth companions to families birthing at the University of New Mexico Hospital. Birth companions provide emotional, physical and informational support during pregnancy, labor and birth. The program aims to provide respectful, compassionate, and non-judgmental care to people who may not otherwise be able to access continuous birth... Read more »


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