University of New Mexico Hospitals will hold a public open house and free lecture on September 16, 2009 between 1-3 pm on the 1st floor of the Bill and Barbara Richardson Pavilion.

S eptember is national Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and also the “1st Birthday” for UNM’s advanced robotic surgical system, which has been used weekly to perform prostrate surgery. Dr. Satyan Shah, professor, UNM Department of Surgery, will discuss treatment options for prostate cancer and demonstrate how the new robotic technology is helping physicians perform surgery. Contact 272-5505 for more information.