CONTACT: TOM MOORE
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Aug. 21, 2000
MEDIA ADVISORY: NUTRITION EXPERT TO VISIT UI
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A physician with extensive experience
in exposing quackery and nutrition fraud will be available to meet with local
reporters Wednesday, Aug. 23.
John Renner, M.D., is a clinical professor of family
medicine at the University of Missouri, an adjunct professor of preventive
medicine at the University of Kansas College of Medicine and president of
the National Council for Reliable Health Information.
Renner has served as a consultant on alternative medicine
for the Food and Drug Administration and is currently the chief medical officer
for HealthSCOUT, a well-known Web site for consumers and health professionals.
He has extensive experience in helping people separate fact from fiction when
it comes to nutrition and health.
Renner will address University of Iowa College of
Medicine faculty, medical students and dietitians at the UI Hospitals and
Clinics Wednesday, Aug. 23. He will be available for media interviews from
10 to 11 a.m. and again from 1 to 3 p.m. To schedule an interview with Renner,
please contact Tom Moore at (319) 356-3945.
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