WRITER: TAMMARA MEESTER
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSON
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax(319) 335-8034
Release: July 18, 2000
UI College of Medicine awards Leuck Oxford Clerkship
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A West Des Moines native attending the University of
Iowa has been selected for a medical clerkship at Oxford University, England.
Katherine Leuck, now a senior at the UI College of Medicine, will study
at Oxford this fall. After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in emergency
Leuck previously attended Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pa., and Oberlin
College, Ohio, where she participated in the conservatory of music.
The UI College of Medicine has offered the Oxford medical internship since
1966. It is awarded to a third-year student, and can be in any area of medicine.
Award recipients are chosen based on a student essay and interview as well
as faculty recommendation.
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.