About NMNM.

Our Mission



It is the purpose of Naprapathic Medicine of New Mexico, Inc. to provide the highest quality standard of Naprapathic health care. The physicians and business personnel are devoted to achieving excellence in health care. It is our philosophy that this can best be achieved through our core values of professional competence in all facets of health care delivery; unwavering attention to patient dignity and sensitivity, and the maintenance of the highest standards of personal integrity.

Moreover, Naprapathic Medicine of New Mexico, Inc. endeavor to meet the physical, emotional, and educational needs of all who seek our services with the expectation that such empowerment will assist them in making informed decisions about their health care and lifelong wellness.

Our History



  • JANUARY 2000

    Naprapathic Practice Act was introduced to the NM legislature

  • MARCH 2004

    Governor Bill Richardson signed the Naprapathic Practice Act into law allowing Naprapaths to practice in the state of New Mexico.

  • JULY 2004

    Naprapathic Practice Act became LAW

  • DECEMBER 2004

    Naprapathic Medicine of New Mexico opened its doors in Santa Fe, NM. All state of New Mexico employees had Naprapathic treatments added to the benefit plan and began utilizing NMNM services.

  • JULY 2006

    Southwest University of Naprapathic Medicine (SUNM) was issued a license to open and operate.

  • SEPTEMBER 2010

    SUNM opened its doors to the inaugural class.

  • DECEMBER 2014

    SUNM graduated the first class. This was the final requirement to apply for accreditation.

  • MARCH 2015

    SUNM petition for accreditation was accepted.

  • DECEMBER 2015

    NMNM and SUNM relocated to 2006 Botulph Rd. Suite A, across the street from St. Vincent’s Hospital opening up the profession to numerous medical referrals.

  • JANUARY 2017

    SUNM is 75% on line curriculum. The first manual medicine school in the Country to offer this amount of on-line education.