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NMPS In the News

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“Over 1,600 New Mexico children lost caregiver to COVID-19. Society looks to manage grief.” (news story), Carlsbad Current Argus, Mar. 15, 2022

“NMDOH recommends immunocompromised people continue wearing masks” (news story), KOB TV, Feb. 22, 2022

“New Mexico rolls out fourth COVID-19 shot for immunocompromised” (news story), KOB TV, Feb. 21, 2022

“Many Albuquerque students have class maskless for the first time since the pandemic started” (news story), KOB TV, Feb. 18, 2022

“Bringing awareness to Congenital Heart Defects” (news story), KRQE TV, Feb. 8, 2022

“COVID-19 cases in New Mexico kids surging” (news story), KOAT TV, Jan. 21, 2022

“Holiday travel feeds Omicron surge” (news story), KOB TV, Jan. 4, 2022

“SFPS determined to stay in-person through rise in cases” (news story), Santa Fe New Mexican, Jan 3, 2022
“COVID-19 impact: Why your child may be struggling with mental health” (news story), KOAT TV, Dec. 27, 2021

“Extend Medicaid period for new moms, their babies” (op-ed), Albuquerque Journal, Dec. 2, 2021

“New Mexico prepares to vaccinate kids” (news story), Santa Fe New Mexican, Oct. 29, 2021

“Busy pediatrician offices prepare to give vaccines to children” (news story), KOB TV, Oct. 28, 2021

“New Mexico prepares rollout of Pfizer vaccine for children 5-11” (news story), KOB TV, Oct. 26, 2021

“FDA panel to make recommendation on Pfizer vaccine for young kids Tuesday” (news story), KOAT TV, Oct. 25, 2021

“Local doctors see decrease in vaccination among children” (news story), KOB TV, Sept. 25, 2021

“NM doctors offer advice after CDC issues new mask guidance” (news story), KOB TV, July 27, 2021

“Local pediatrician talks COVID-19 vaccines and children” (news story), KOB TV, July 22, 2021

“Local pediatrician stresses importance of routine immunizations” (news story), KOB TV, June 3, 2021

“Up-to-date vaccinations keep kids safe” (op-ed by NMPS President Alexandra Cvijanovich), Santa Fe New Mexican, May 29, 2021

“Pediatric Society supports return to school” (letter to the editor), Las Cruces Sun-News, Feb. 22, 2021

“Pediatrician weighs in on possible return to in-person learning” (news story), KOB TV, Feb. 3, 2021

“Let's Talk Returning To The Classroom” (call-in show), KUNM FM, Feb. 1, 2021

“Parents encouraged to stay up-to-date with their children's vaccines” (news story), KOB TV, Aug. 7, 2020

“Pandemic shows kids need their scheduled vaccines” (op-ed by NMPS President Janis Gonzales, MD, FAAP), Albuquerque Journal, May 6, 2020

“Local doctor offers parents simple, important water safety tips” (news story), KOB TV, July 3, 2019

“Medical students learn the physician business in Grant County” (news story), Las Cruces Sun-News, July 2, 2019

“Advocating for NM’s children” (column), Albuquerque Journal, Mar. 26, 2019

“Preventing firearm-related injury and death” (op-ed), Santa Fe New Mexican, Mar. 2, 2019

“Churches in southern NM offer shelter to migrant families” (news story), Searchlight NM, Feb. 1, 2019

“Fever pitch: Hospital competition leaves kids in the lurch” (news story), Searchlight NM, Nov. 29, 2018

“Vote smart, be informed” (op-ed), Albuquerque Journal,  Oct 28, 2018

“Children's Advocacy Focus of Voter Info Website” (news story), KUNM FM, Sept. 5, 2018

“Disappointed by breastfeeding opposition” (letter to the editor), Las Cruces Sun-News, Aug. 1, 2018

“Separation from parents takes toll on children” (news story), Santa Fe New Mexican, June 19, 2018

“America is better than this” (op-ed),, June 9, 2018

“My view: Medicaid redesign is bad for New Mexico” (op-ed), Santa Fe New Mexican, Oct. 20, 2017

“HPV vaccine benefits far outweigh the risks” (op-ed), Albuquerque Journal, Aug. 30, 2017

“My View: Real news for parents on the HPV vaccine” (op-ed), Santa Fe New Mexican, Aug. 26, 2017

“Reader View: Medicaid cuts jeopardize health of children and families” (op-ed), Santa Fe New Mexican, May 20, 2017

“Our children need health care” (op-ed), Albuquerque Journal, May 5, 2017

“Governor Vetoes Home Visiting Bill” (news story), KUNM FM, April 11, 2017