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Release: Nov. 22, 2000

Leach to deliver Bowen lecture

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa Rep. Jim Leach will deliver the Howard R. Bowen Lecture sponsored by the University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29 in the Senate Chamber of the Old Capitol.

Leach, who has served as congressman from the First District of Iowa since 1976, is chair of the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services. He also serves on the House Committee on International Relations and the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs.

A native of Davenport, Leach earned a bachelor's degree in political science (cum laude) from Princeton University and master's degree in Soviet politics from Johns Hopkins University. He also studied economics and Soviet politics at the London School of Economics.

The Bowen Lecture Series was established in 1986 by the Tippie College of Business to recognize the accomplishments of Howard R. Bowen, who was UI president from 1964 to 1969, and to recall his contributions to the UI and to the State of Iowa.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Dean's Office at the Tippie College of Business at (319) 335-0866.

End-of-life care program is Dec. 6 in Fort Dodge

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Alumni Association and the University of Iowa College of Public Health are co-sponsoring an outreach program about end-of life care at
5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6 at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge.

Dr. Douglas Wakefield, professor and head of the University of Iowa department of health management and policy will give a presentation focusing on the issues related to the mission of enhancing the quality of end-of-life care throughout Iowa communities.

These issues include: integrating pain as the fifth vital sign in routine care, developing a protocol and policy to support out-of-hospital "do not resuscitate" orders, assessing end-of-life oral healthcare needs, and engaging communities in discussions to enhance the quality of end-of-life care services locally.

The Wednesday evening program will be held in the Vocational Technology Building at Iowa Central campus, 330 Avenue M in Fort Dodge. It is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact the UI Alumni Association at 1-800-IOWALUM (1-800-469-2586) or see its website: www.iowalum.com/outreach.

Tobacco settlement program is Dec. 7 in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Alumni Association and the University of Iowa College of Public Health are co-sponsoring an outreach program about how Iowa tobacco settlement monies will impact Sioux City and surrounding counties on Dec. 7 at Western Iowa Tech Community College.

The program begins at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Auditorium Room 920, Building A, on the Western Iowa Tech campus, 4647 Stone Ave. in Sioux City.

Cigarette smoking continues to be the leading preventable cause of disease and death, impacting heavily on Iowans. The state of Iowa, under its current leadership, will invest over $9 million dollars into tobacco control efforts to curb the proliferation of smoking among adolescents and decrease the number of pregnant women that smoke.

Dr. John B. Lowe, a long-time advocate and researcher in the areas of tobacco control and prevention will address "state-of-the-art" tobacco control, the evidence of what is being proposed and the impact on Sioux City and surrounding counties.

The Thursday evening program is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact the UI Alumni Association at 1-800-IOWALUM (1-800-469-2586 or see its website: www.iowalum.com/outreach.

Wallace speaks on aging Dec. 13 in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Alumni Association and UI College of Public Health are co-sponsoring an outreach program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13 at the Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs.

Dr. Robert Wallace, professor of Public Health and interim director of the UI Center on Aging, will give a presentation focusing on recent research performed at the University of Iowa and other institutions suggesting that the effects of aging may be slowed. Wallace will present findings on the increasing longevity of Iowans, discuss explanations as to why this is occurring, and speculate on whether these findings can be reliably applied at the community level.

The Wednesday evening program will be held in the Fremont Room on the Iowa Western Campus, 2700 College Road. It is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP, contact the UI Alumni Association at 1-800-IOWALUM (1-800-469-2586 or see its website: www.iowalum.com/outreach.