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8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-7059
e-mail: angela-trachta@uiowa.edu

Release: Sept. 30, 1999

Fear of flying program offered at UI Family Care Center, North Liberty

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Family Care Center, North Liberty, will offer classes to help people overcome the anxiety associated with airline flying.

The fear of flying program, offered in conjunction with UI Behavioral Health and the Iowa City Flying Service, is a six-week course taught by Nancee Blum, a social work specialist in the UI Department of Psychiatry. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 6 to Nov. 10. The cost is $125. An optional graduation flight will be offered for an additional $30.

Class size is limited. For more information, or to register for the program, call UI Health Access at (319) 384-8442.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.