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Release: Oct. 25, 2000

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Gantz is honored by national medical society

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Bruce J. Gantz, M.D., professor and head of the University of Iowa department of otolaryngology, was honored Sept. 24 at the opening ceremony of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.

Gantz was presented the Distinguished Service Award, established by the Academy’s board of directors to recognize continued service in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck.

A 1974 graduate of the UI College of Medicine, Gantz completed his residency in otolaryngology--head and neck surgery in 1980 and finished his fellowship in neurotology in 1982.

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