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Vice President of Health Sciences appointed as ALAFEM’s treasurer

Eduardo García Luna Martínez, Vice President of Health Sciences, was elected to be part of the board of directors of the Asociación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Facultades y Escuelas de Medicina (ALAFEM – The Association of Medical Schools of Latin America and the Caribbean).

One of ALAFEM’s aims is to attain better, higher-quality medical education processes in Latin America, thus adapting to the social needs of each region in order to achieve better service for patients.

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Dr. Guadalupe Treviño receives award for her impact on community

The Roberto Garza Sada Pro Magistro Award is an honor that UDEM grants each year to faculty members who have distinguished themselves for their excellence and promotion of values, as well as for the impact of their work on the university community and on society.

The University’s president acknowledges teachers receiving this award as the “heart of the Institution” and the “University’s neurons” since they are the main resource for the generation of knowledge, and they infuse vitality and dynamism as they convey it to students.

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We are the first university in Nuevo León to have a 3D X-ray unit at the undergraduate level

Credits: Archivo UDEM

A Sirona Orthophos SL machine joins the wide range of tools that the Universidad de Monterrey’s Dental Prevention Clinic (CPD) has in place for its Dentistry School students to attend to their patients.

This machine is equipped to take conventional X-rays, but what sets it apart from more traditional technology is its capacity to take 3D digital radiographs, which will facilitate the examination and treatment processes for doctors and will reduce the discomfort that patients may experience.

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UDEM receives distinction as first university with a Cardiovascular Tissue Bank

The Health Sciences Division at the Universidad de Monterrey has become the eighth Cardiovascular Tissue Bank nationwide and UDEM is the first university to obtain this distinction bestowed by the Comisión Federal para la Protección contra Riesgos Sanitarios (COFEPRIS – Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks).

Out of a total of 498 Tissue Banks registered with the Centro Nacional de Transplantes (CENATRA – National Center for Transplants), at present only seven Heart Banks operate in the country and one of them has partial registration, just for heart valves.

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The Clinical Simulation Laboratory of the Universidad de Monterrey is an American Heart Association International Training Center

Credits: Archivo UDEM

The Clinical Simulation Laboratory of the Universidad de Monterrey has been officially established as an American Heart Association (AHA) International Training Center. Thus, UDEM has obtained authorization to teach the courses in the Emergency Cardiovascular Care program, as it is now part of the AHA Training Center Network.

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Faculty members distinguished for their work in teaching

Credits: UDEM File

Six Universidad de Monterrey faculty members were awarded the title Professor Emeritus. One of them was Dr. María Gloria Carbajal Rascón, from the School of Education and Humanities.

“Thank you for this award. I am immensely grateful for participating in this wonderful educational project,” said professor Carbajal Rascón, who holds three master’s degrees and a doctorate.

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Psychology professor Maritza Núñez receives recognition at Ibero-American Congress

Maritza Núñez Ramos, a professor of Psychology, received recognition at the 28th Ibero-American Congress on Occupational Psychology and Human Resources for her workshop “Evaluación de habilidades para ejecutivos: liderazgo y manejo de conflictos” (Skills assessment for executives: leadership and conflict management), which was evaluated as the best.