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CONTACT: ANGELA TRACHTA
8900Z John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 356-7124
E-mail: angela-trachta@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Free public seminar addresses attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity in athletes

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A free public seminar on attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity in athletes will be at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

The educational seminar is being presented by the UI Behavioral Health services in association with the organization Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders. It will be held in the Clasen Board Room, located on the first floor of the UIHC Colloton Pavilion. Visitors can locate the boardroom by asking at the UIHC main reception desk or the Pappajohn Pavilion reception desk.

Gary Gaffney, M.D., UI associate professor of psychiatry, will provide information on the management of ADD/ADHD in young people who are involved in athletics.

People with disabilities are welcome at the UIHC. If special accommodations are needed to participate in this program, contact the child psychiatry outpatient clinic at (319) 356-1188.

2/17/99