CONTACT: TOM WALLJASPER
8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Feb. 7, 2001
Public invited to UI Health Care seminar on heart disease Feb. 20
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa Health Care cardiologist Brian Olshansky,
M.D., will present "Advances and Alternatives: For Your Heart's Sake"
at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Clarion Conference Center in Coralville.
Olshansky will highlight advances that have been made in the detection,
treatment and prevention of heart disease. He also will discuss how various
alternative medicine treatments can be useful in preventing heart disease
and preventing further damage from heart disease. A question-and-answer session
Olshansky is board-certified in internal medicine with subspecialties in
cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology. Part of the UI Heart
Care team, Olshansky is a professor in the cardiology division of the UI department
of internal medicine.
The presentation is part of the "Health For Your Lifetime" series
presented by University of Iowa Health Care as part of February's designation
as American Heart Month.
Free non-fasting cholesterol screenings will be offered prior to the program
starting at 6 p.m., provided by Iowa CHAMPS (Cardiovascular Health Assessment,
Management and Prevention Services).
Pre-registration is encouraged for this free program. For more information
or to register, call (319) 384-8442 or (800) 777-8442.
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.