University of New Mexico

Organized by:
University of New Mexico

Participating Organizations:

New Mexico Chapter Society for NeuroscienceNM Brain and Behavioral Health Institute

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • School Program

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Brain Bee Individual Competition held on 7 Feb at Dept. of Neurosciences UNM. The winner was Aleyna Barela from Taos who when on to represent New Mexico in the national competition. Team Competition held on 12 March as part of Neuroscience Day Neuroscience Day Held on 12 March at the UNM School of Medicine. Included research poster session, keynote lecture by Dr. Garret Stuber, Brain Bee competition, lunch, and panel discussions. Involved researchers from various departments and institutes, students, faculty, and member of the community.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Emails
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Website


Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • none

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

Contact Name:

Don Partridge

Contact Phone:

505 272 8815

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