CONTACT: STEVE MARAVETZ
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8033; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: Sept. 5, 2000
MEDIA AVAILABILITY: March of Dimes presentation at UI College of Medicine
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Christy Vilsack, wife of Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, and representatives
from the March of Dimes of Iowa will visit the UI College of Medicine for
a check presentation at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in Room 208 (located
in the Dean's Office) of the Medicine Administration Building.
Vilsack, along with March of Dimes of Iowa representatives, including Joyce
Kohl, executive director, will make the presentation to UI College of Medicine
Dean Robert Kelch. The occasion will mark the March of Dimes' commitment to
advancing medicine by acknowledging current March of Dimes-funded research
projects at the UI. A number of UI researchers who are currently conducting
research with March of Dimes support also are expected to be at the event.
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.