Monthly Breakfast Meetings

Monthly Breakfast Meetings

2019-2020 Monthly Meetings

Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel
2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Below, please find the list for the monthly breakfasts to be held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel for 2018-2019. Breakfasts will take place on the third Friday of every month, with the exceptions listed below. Meeting is from 7:30am – 9:00am (breakfast) and 11:30am – 1:00pm (lunch).

12/12/2019-Education Seminar/Holiday Reception Location-TBDThursday
02/20/2010- Bowling, Silva LanesThursday
02/21/2020- Breakfast Friday
03/19/2020-Luncheon Thursday
04/16/2020-Luncheon Thursday
05/20/2020-2020 Annual Conference Wednesday
05/21/2020-2020 Annual Conference Thursday
05/22/2020-2020 Annual Conference Friday

This Months Featured Speaker


Dr. Pacheco earned a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. She received her medical degree from the University Of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She completed an internship in Family Practice at the University of Louisville and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Amelia Brown Frazier Rehabilitation Center in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine. She is board certified by the International Academy of Independent Medical Examiner and the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Pacheco is in private practice of physical medicine and rehabilitation and performs independent medical examinations.  She has been practicing in New Mexico over 25 years.

Dr. Pacheco’s clinical experiences include serving as the Medical Director and Quality Council Chairwomen for HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has also directed Spinal Cord Clinics at various Navajo Nation Clinics throughout New Mexico and Arizona. She served as Medical Director for the Navitas Cancer Rehabilitation Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Pacheco has been involved in many organizations. She was a past president of the New Mexico Hispanic Medical Association and a member of the Greater Albuquerque Medical Association, the New Mexico Medical Association, and the American Medical Association. She has also served as the New Mexico State Representative to the Council of State PM&R Society and was the Chairwomen to the Hispanic Latino Health Advisory Council to the University of New Mexico Health Science Center School of Medicine.  She was a past Vice President of the Brain Injury Association of New Mexico.

She has advocated for the brain injury waiver and the UNM combined MD/BA degree program.

Dr. Pacheco presently resides in Albuquerque with her husband of 36 years. She has two grown children.


Dr. Gina Sandoval – Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist II
Dr. Gina Sandoval, a DSI Workforce Solutions Expert Provider, is President/ Owner of Spine Solutions, Inc. – physical therapy and worksite strategies. Spine Solutions, Inc. is an Industrial Physical Rehab and Worksite Strategies Consulting Company headquartered in Santa Fe, NM with a second office location in Albuquerque, NM.
Dr. Gina Sandoval received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2006 from Pacific University in Oregon as well as her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1993. In 2007, she was recruited to work at The Boeing Co. in Seattle, Washington as an on-site physical therapist specializing in work injury related cases and injury prevention services. Twice, Dr. Sandoval was published in Rehab Management due to her expertise and knowledge in her profession: Precautionary Measures by Gina Sandoval, PT, DPT, CEAS, and Ben Sanford, MS, PT Functional Ergonomics: Pts’ Next Logical Step—Parts 1 & 2, Rehab
Management Nov/Dec 2009 and Expediting the Return to Work Process Using Work Conditioning/Hardening by Gina Sandoval, PT, DPT, CEASII, and Curt DeWeese, PT, Rehab Management July/Aug 2014.
Spine Solutions, Inc.-physical therapy and worksite strategies provides acute injury rehabilitation including physical and occupational therapy, injury prevention including behavior modification, ergonomic assessments, and active job coaching, injury recovery including return to work programs, work conditioning services, functional capacity evaluation testing, and the Job Function Match System. Using evidence based medicine and quality assurance measures, Spine Solutions, Inc. delivers a successful elite comprehensive occupational rehabilitation program with measurable results. Therapists with Spine Solutions, Inc. are also DSI Workforce Solutions trained and certified providers in both Functional Capacity Evaluations and Job Function Match System. Spine Solutions, Inc. pairs the Job Function Match System with our comprehensive occupational rehabilitation program for cost savings for the employer. Our measurable outcomes, increased patient compliance, increased the Return to Work rate, decreased injured worker time away from work, and decreased re-injury rates, result in overall reduction of claim duration and return to full duty outcomes. Our sole focus on comprehensive occupational rehabilitation allows Spine Solutions, Inc. to excel at achieving great outcomes, reducing claim duration, and expediting Return to Work which translates into cost savings for the employer.



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