UNM Center for Life
4700 Jefferson St. NE
Suite 100
Albuquerque NM 87109


(505) 925-7464

Fax: (505) 925-4539

Clinic Hours: 
Mon.- Fri., 8:00am - 5:00pm 

After Hours Emergencies: Call 911

2015 Holiday Hours
   - January 1, 2015 
   - January 19, 2015 
   - May 25, 2015 
   - July 3, 2015  
   - September 7, 2015
   - November 26-27, 2015 
   - December 24 & 25, 2015 

UNM Medical Group

2301 Yale Southeast
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Physical Location:
Building E

Center for Life

Who are we?

The UNM Center for Life (CFL) is an Integrative and Inter-Cultural Center for Prevention and Wellness, treating people with a wide range of health issues, using a vast array of ancient and modern techniques. This is a state of the art Integrative and Intercultural center, emphasizing prevention and wellness along with disease management. NOT-FOR-PROFIT.

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Recent News & Announcements:  

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On January 30, Kids Supporting Kids, an initiative of the UNM Center for Life, will hold its Third Annual Gala & Benefit Performance Fundraiser, Celebrate! at the Hiland Theater in Albuquerque, New Mexico raising funds and support for the UNM/CFL Integrative Medicine Pediatric Cancer Care Fund.  The evening will feature a cocktail hour and dinner along with performances from over 400 Albuquerque youth and adult artists along with special surprise guests.

When a pediatric patient is fighting cancer and going through chemotherapy or radiation there are components, such as chronic pain and nausea that are not always addressed by conventional medical care. That's where the UNM Center for Life and integrative Medicine come in. Through acupuncture, massage, healing touch and other CAM (complementary and alternative medicines) services, the Center's care providers are able to assist in supporting the whole person in their healing process.

Unfortunately, these integrative services are not covered by the patient’s insurance benefits. That is why UNM pediatric oncologist Dr. Linda Butros and UNM Center for Life director of advance manual therapies David Lang created Kids Supporting Kids. It is an initiative to raise funds for integrative oncology services for children fighting cancer that insurance won't cover.  Supported by fundraising efforts such as the annual gala, the focus of the program is to create community engagement and allow young people to help support their peers fighting and thriving through cancer, especially through the sharing of performing and visual arts.

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7th Biennial Symposium of Integrative Medicine Professionals in the Land of Enchantment (SIMPLE)                                                                                                                                              "Retreat & Rejuvenate in Taos, New Mexico"

  • July 10, 2016 - SIMPLY Botanicals
  • July 11-14, 2016 - SIMPLE Conference

Make this your family vacation! The SIMPLE schedule will allow mornings with your family and loved ones to experience the magical quality that Taos has to offer. For the outdoor enthusiasts, hike in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, white water raft through the Rio Grand Gorge, enjoy a hot air balloon in the endless blue skies of Taos, or visit the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow, July 8-10. If the eccentric culture of Taos is more your speed, you'll want to visit the historic buildings and museums, attend a live concert in the Taos Plaza, and enjoy the quaint shops and art galleries. Taos truly exemplifies New Mexico's beloved motto, "Land of Enchantment". So please mark your calendars and "Save the Date" for the SIMPLE Retreat & Rejuvenate in Taos, New Mexico!

For additional information, please contact the Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development at (505) 272-3942 or visit our website at  

UNM Hospitals FREE Flu Shot Schedule

With the start of flu season right around the corner, UNM Hospitals has scheduled more than two dozen free flu vaccination clinics throughout the Albuquerque area and at UNM Hospital during the months of October and November. All UNM Hospitals public flu shot clinics are free. SCHEDULE

UNM Patient Portal

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UNMH Health System is pleased to announce a new feature available through your electronic portal "My Health UNM". You can contact your health care provider directly through My Health UNM Patient Portal. If you are interested in messaging or would like to sign up for the Patient Portal, please notify your healthcare provider during your next visit. Click here for more infomation.

CFL Summer 2015 Newsletter

Article: A Day in the Life of a Hospital Massage Therapist

Author: David M. Lang, MTPT, LMT. As published in the March 2015 Greater Albuquerque Medical Association Newsletter.

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Please watch and please donate

(If donating, please include "KSK Pediatric Care" in the comments section.)


Integrative Medicine helps kids fight cancer 

CFL Life Enhancement Fund

Dr. Weil addressing an almost sold-out audience at the Lensic about the evolution of medicine to integrative medicine.

The Life Enhancement Fund is the CFL's patient assistance fund. Unfortunately, those most vulnerable in our communities frequently have the least access to quality healthcare services. An investment in this fund can bring healing and hope to those who could benefit greatly from our team of integrative practitioners.

Please donate here

Purchase Your Gifts at the UNM Center for Life

CFL Cookbook.jpgUNM Center for Life is proud to introduce the "Cooking for Life: Mind, Body & Soul" cookbook. The team at CFL has compiled some of its favorite recipes and would like to share them with you! For the low price of $10, you'll receive a cookbook featuring a beautiful hardback cover, 126 pages of healthy recipes, 24 pages of cooking resources, and a convenient recipe pocket. This is the perfect gift for someone special.

Order Form
Click here to purchase on-line.

Give a gift of health to your loved ones any time of the year by purchasing a CFL gift certificate. Certificates are available for any amount and can be purchased at the UNM Center for Life.

"9 Minutes" TEDx Talk presented by Dr. Arti Prasad, Dr. Kathleen Burke and Dr. Debbie Walhof

CFL Part of National Integrative Medicine Study
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CFL News Archive

REGISTER TODAY! Click to see a schedule of our classes & workshops.

Observational Internships:

Observational Internship for Doctors of Oriental Medicine

Observational Internship for Licensed Massage Therapists


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4700 Jefferson Street NE
Suite 100
Albuquerque NM 87109

Clinic Hours:
Mon.-Fri., 8:00am - 5:00pm

Appointments: (505) 925-7464

After Hours Emergencies: Call 911

Fax: (505) 925-4539


  • To contact us with a general question about classes, please feel free to use the email address and we will respond within 5-7 days. 
  • If you would like to schedule an appointment in the clinic or have a question about the medical services we offer, please call us at 925-7464.  The email above does NOT meet federal requirements to protect patient information.
  • If you would like to contact your provider with a question or information, we now offer a secure site called the Patient Portal and would love to sign you up at your next clinic visit.  If you're not signed up for the Patient Portal yet, please call us at 925-7464 for more information.  (Federal law requires that we can only sign you up for the Patient Portal after you sign the required form, but we're happy to give you more information over the phone.)


CFL Services

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UNM Center for Life offers balanced solutions for health

UNM Center for Life empowers you to be healthy

Myofascial therapy at UNM Center for Life

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Acupuncture services at UNM Center for Life

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Chiropractic services at UNM Center for Life

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Center for Life brings balance to health and body

Center for Life recognized for integrative medicine

Specialized treatment for cancer patients

Oncology massage helps improve life for cancer patients

Integrative techniques can help you reach weight loss goals

Healing Touch therapy can relieve pain

Healing Touch helps healing by balancing energy

Acupuncture can stimulate healing

Using acupuncture to help cancer patients

Chiropractic care can help relieve neck pain, headaches