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UI to host internal medicine conference

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Medicine will host "Progress in Internal Medicine" Oct. 23-24 at Medical Alumni Auditorium, E331 General Hospital, at the UI Hospitals and Clinics.

Designed for primary care physicians and other health care professionals, the program will focus on a broad range of clinical issues in internal medicine. Topic presentations include HIV, obesity, diabetes, health and exercise, stroke, diabetes, and allergic rhinitis, among others.

Dr. Gary Gerstenblith, professor of internal medicine and director of clinical trials, cardiology division, at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a presentation titled, "Consequences of Cardiovascular Aging" on Oct. 23 at 1 p.m.

Continuing medical education credits are available. For registration or other information, call the UI Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at (319) 335-8599. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact the CME office.

10/15/97