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Release: Nov. 29, 2000

Dellsperger is named to American College of Cardiology post

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The American College of Cardiology (ACC) last month named Kevin Dellsperger, M.D., Ph.D., associate dean for veterans affairs in the University of Iowa College of Medicine and chief of staff at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City, as ACC College Governor-Elect for Iowa.

Dellsperger will assume the duties for a one-year term beginning in March 2001. He will then assume the role of ACC College Governor for three years beginning in March 2002.

During his year as ACC Governor-Elect, Dellsperger will observe the current governor and ACC chapter president in preparation for becoming governor in 2002. As ACC College Governor, Dellsperger will be an official representative of the ACC within Iowa and will be responsible for the growth of the ACC and the promotion of its goals and objectives. As governor, Dellsperger also will serve as the link between ACC members in Iowa and the ACC Board of Trustees.

Dellsperger, a UI associate professor of internal medicine, also is a member of the ACC European Society of Cardiology International Academic Exchange Program and is president-elect of the American Heart Association Heartland Affiliate.

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