Heart Disease Kills

Heart disease is the nation’s number one killer, and it claims the lives of more than 4,000 men and women in New Mexico annually. Since its founding in 1999, the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation has been dedicated to saving lives by empowering all individuals to be prepared in the event of sudden cardiac arrest.
  • 42% of women who have heart attacks die within 1 year 42%
  • 24% of men who have heart attacks die within 1 year 24%
  • Women account for just over half of the total heart disease deaths in the U.S. each year. 51%

The Mission

The Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation’s mission is to promote cardiovascular wellness of all New Mexicans.

Community Health

We are fulfilling our mission through the creation and support of community health, education, and wellness programs.

Project Pulse

Through our program, qualifying businesses and organizations may apply with the Foundation for an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) unit.


Please remember the HHNMF when thinking of honorariums, gifts, or memorials for yourself or loved ones, made in lieu of gifts or flowers.



You can actually help save someone's life!!

Learn more about how you can help keep a heart beating; a co-worker, a friend, a family member, even a stranger.

If you’re interested in learning more about CPR or AEDs, and our Project Pulse AED Program, contact the Foundation at 505-440-8799 or email tharris@hhnmfoundation.org