WRITER: ALISSA SWANGO
CONTACT: BECKY SOGLIN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-6660; fax (319) 335-9917
Release: July 23, 1999
UI medical student receives anatomy award
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Brian Lindaman, a University of
Iowa College of Medicine student, received the Henry J. Prentiss Award from
the UI department of anatomy and cell biology.
The Prentiss award is presented annually in recognition
of outstanding performance in the medical gross anatomy course. Lindaman,
of Lowden, was recognized at the Anatomy and Cell Biology Annual Student Awards
Presentation held April 30.
Prentiss, who served as the head of anatomy from 1904
to1931, is honored by a student prize because of his long and devoted service
to students, the College of Medicine, and the UI. He was well known for his
dissecting skills and was an effective teacher with considerable influence.
Prentiss felt it was important that medical students perform to their best
abilities in basic as well as clinical sciences.
Lindaman is the son of Dave and Linda Lindaman, also