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CONTACT: ANGIE TRACHTA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 356-7124

Release: Immediate

UIHC sponsors seminar on Alzheimer's and aging

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to a free seminar discussing Alzheimer's disease from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at the Hampton/Clarion Conference Center in Coralville. The seminar is sponsored by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics as part of its centennial celebration.

Health for Your Lifetime: Aging and Alzheimer's is the sixth in a series of educational seminars planned this year. The seminar will feature three University of Iowa specialists:
Paul Mulhausen, M.D., Steven Anderson, Ph.D., Gerald Jogerst, M.D.
Mulhausen, assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, will describe Alzheimer's disease, how it is diagnosed and the symptoms that occur as the disease progresses.
Anderson, professor in the Department of Neurology, will discuss the effects of Alzheimer's disease on the brain and behavior.
Jogerst, assistant professor and interim head of the Department of Family Medicine, will provide information on the latest advancements in the treatment and care of those with Alzheimer's disease.

Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, call (319) 384-8442 or 800-777-8442.

11/5/98