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Dr. Melendez in white coat and bow tie

Dr. Melendez has been mentoring medical students since January 2005 at The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center where he is up for promotion to full Professor.

Dr. Melendez has been volunteering to help medical students primarily pursue a career as an ophthalmologist. 

  • Sean Rivera, MD Ophthalmologist
  • Justin Roman, MD Ophthalmologist
  • Rushi Mankad, UNM School of Medicine, Medical Student
  • Logan Wolfel UNM School of Medicine, Medical Student
  • Alex Davis, MD, Ophthalmologist
  • Nate Roybal, MD, PhD, Ophthalmologist
  • Rebecca Allen, MD, Ophthalmologist
  • Amar Patel, MD, Ophthalmologist
  • John Bigelow, MD Albuquerque, NM, ER Physician, MD
  • Caleb Liles, Medical Student at Ohio University Heritage School of Medicine
  • Chad Lewis, Medical Student at Yale School of Medicine
  • Liz Urias, MD Ophthalmology Resident
  • Elisabeth Sledz, MD Ophthalmology Resident at Loyola University
  • Ayesha Shariff, MD Ophthalmology Resident at Case Western Reserve
  • Sahi Podila, UNM School of Medicine, Medical Student
  • Juliana Runnels, UNM School of Medicine, Medical Student

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