Help us ensure everyone in New Mexico has the opportunity to live longer, healthier lives.
Governor Signs Healthy School Meals for All Bill
New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed Senate Bill 4 into law. This legislation ensures that all New Mexico students will receive free, nutritious school meals, erasing concerns about meal costs and reducing stigma.
Southwest Region Rural Health Summit
The inaugural SouthWest Region Rural Health Summit, hosted by the American Heart Association and supported by Texas Mutual, aimed to address the significant health disparity between rural and urban residents in the SouthWest region of the United States, where an 11-year life expectancy gap exists.
Advocates Attend Day of Action at Capitol
Advocates in New Mexico united on February 8 for our 2023 Day of Action at the Capitol. They addressed various issues, including raising the cigarette tax to combat youth smoking and closing a loophole allowing indoor smoking in state-run racinos.
CPR Saved Her life
Ashley Dalton went into sudden cardiac arrest during volleyball practice. CPR saved her life. Learn more about her incredible survivor story.Watch Ashley’s Story
Green Chile Stew
This Native American recipe has a kick to it because it features two types of hot peppers that surely will wake up your taste buds.Make the mouth-watering favorite today!
Focus on Quality
When medical professionals apply the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment guidelines, patient outcomes improve. That's the simple truth behind the drive for continuous quality improvement. Our comprehensive suite of programs can help you advance farther and faster in the quest for ever-better care.Learn more about Get With The Guidelines
Life’s Essential 8
Life’s Essential 8 are the key measures for improving and maintaining cardiovascular health, as defined by the American Heart Association. Better cardiovascular health helps lower the risk for heart disease, stroke and other major health problems.Check out your checklist for lifelong good health
In Your Community
Advocate Spotlight: Catherine Czaja
Catherine Czaja's unique journey led her from the New York City stage to Albuquerque, driven by love and purpose. Alongside her husband Danny and their furry friends, Catherine champions a healthier lifestyle, especially for her mother's heart health. A cancer survivor and infertility advocate, she now proudly represents the AHA mission and actively promotes heart health through her role as United States of America Mrs. New Mexico 2023.
You're the Cure is working within our community to empower citizens to take informed action on local and state policies, and champion policies and laws that help people avoid unhealthy practices and create safer communities. Our advocates are addressing critical healthcare concerns by advocating for policies that can improve access and boost the quality and value of care.
Executive Director / Principal
Health Leadership High School
Sun Vista Enterprises
Vice President of Network Development
Western Sky Community Care
Assistant Professor & Associate EMS Consortium Director of Emergency Medicine
Earth & Sky Floral Designs
Lovelace Women’s Hospital
Director of Workforce Learning
Future Focused Education
First National 1870 Bank
Dr. Amanda Ryan
Advanced Heart and Vascular Center of New Mexico
Dr. Latha Raja Shankar
State Plan Chief Medical Officer
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
Clinical Medical Director, Cardiology
Optum Health Care