PRESS RELEASE -- For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Contact: Lyn Kehoe (505) 272-9823

UNM Hospitals (UNMH) will provide attendees with information from more than 25 specialty areas within the hospital at the 10th annual Eyewitness News 4 Health Fair.

During the two-day event this weekend at the Manuel Lujan building at EXPO! New Mexico, UNMH will provide attendees with free tests (including bone density, blood pressure, body fat, height and weight) and face-to-face interaction with staff from many specialty areas, including the Departments of Neuroscience and Neurology (epilepsy, stroke and traumatic brain injury), Epidemiology, Pediatric Emergency (finger casts for kids), Carrie Tingley Hospital, Lifeguard fixed wing transport, Interpreter Language Services, UNM Sleep Disorders Center, the Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Clinic, the UNM Center for Development & Disability (autism and CDD), Trauma, the Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center, UNM Cancer Center, and many more.

The UNM Hospitals Pavilion within the KOB Health Fair is directly adjacent to the main entrance of the fair.

This year UNMH will feature a presentation at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 by Megan Rauch of the UNM Sleep Disorders Center regarding kids and sleep.

Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 26 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 27.