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Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 356-3945
e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu

Release: Dec. 17, 2001

Dec. 18 "Coffee Break" session at UI Hospitals and Clinics moved to new location

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The "Coffee Break" session originally scheduled from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the East Room on the 8th level of the John Colloton Pavilion at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics will take place at the same date and time, but in a new location.

Robert Summers, M.D., will present "Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Take One Worm and Call Me in the Morning" in the Braley Conference Room on the lower level of the Pomerantz Family Pavilion. To reach the new location, use the Hawkins Drive entrance to enter Parking Ramp 4. Do not use the Melrose Avenue entrance. Proceed to the second level of Parking Ramp 4 and take the skyway to the Pomerantz Family Pavilion. Staff members will be stationed at the skyway entrance to direct you to the Braley Conference Room.

Summers is a professor of internal medicine and the clinical director of the UI Center for Digestive Diseases. He will discuss pioneering research that is breaking new ground in the treatment of severe inflammatory bowel disorders such as Crohn's disease and colitis.

For more information, or to receive assistance in attending this special event, please call Rosie Wilhelm at (319) 356-3416.

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