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Making New Mexico a Heart Healthy Place.

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"They literally brought me back from death, and that was because of the Heart Start program” — Mary Anne

Patient Care | Health Promotion | Education

The New Mexico Heart Institute Foundation (NMHIF) is dedicated to enhancing the cardiovascular health of all New Mexicans through education, cardiovascular health promotion and research. The foundation has become an important resource for Albuquerque and New Mexico through it work in education of health care providers, patients and the public. The health promotion programs through its New Heart fitness, wellness and cardiac rehabilitation has changed lives by providing high quality guidance to people with heart disease and those at risk for heart disease. Below are just a few of the amazing programs that NMHIF oversees.




Dr. Barry Ramo

“Cardiac rehabilitation is the most powerful medication that you can take to heal your heart.”

Dr. Barry RamoPresident, New Mexico Heart Institute Foundation; Medical Director, New Heart Center for Wellness, Fitness, and Cardiac Rehabilitation; Cardiologist, New Mexico Heart Institute