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Release: June 6, 2001
Strauss receives award from American Society for Apheresis
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ronald G. Strauss, M.D., University of Iowa professor
of pathology and pediatrics, was presented with the Presidential Award at
the American Society for Apheresis meeting held May 16-19, in Niagara Falls,
This award is given to a member of the American Society for Apheresis for
outstanding contributions and services to the society. Strauss is one of the
founding members of this society, as well as the past president and a past
member of its board of directors.
The American Society for Apheresis represents 1,000 members, both physicians
and allied health professionals, who work in the field of apheresis. Apheresis
is the automated technology of collecting blood components for transfusion
or removing pathogenic substances from the blood to treat illness.
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.