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Release: March 18, 1999

Public invited to free seminar on alternative, complementary medicine

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Area residents are invited to hear University of Iowa experts discuss alternative and complementary medicine at a free seminar Tuesday, March 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hampton/Clarion Conference Center in Coralville.

"Health for Your Lifetime, Therapeutic Healing: Alternative and Complementary Medicine," is the third in a series of educational seminars planned this year. Speaking at the seminar are Nicole Nisly, M.D., and Teresa Klepser, Pharm.D.

Nisly, assistant professor of internal medicine and director of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clinic, will discuss the broad range of healing philosophies, approaches and therapies available.

Klepser, assistant professor at the UI College of Pharmacy and pharmacist in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clinic, will review the potential benefits of herbal medicine.

The seminar is sponsored by the UI Hospitals and Clinics.

Pre-registration is encouraged. For more information or to register, call (319) 384-8442 or toll-free 1-800-777-8442.