Health in Albuquerque, NM

Submitted by Carol A. Clark
on January 14, 2019 - 6:55am
HSD News
SANTA FE ― New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) Secretary-Designate David R. Scrase, M.D. announced the appointment of his two Deputy Secretaries who will join his team to serve the hundreds of thousands of people who rely on the services provided by HSD
“Angela Medrano and Russell Toal will join me in my…

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