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Release: June 8, 2001

Fulmer to deliver talk on gerontological nursing June 18

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Terry Fulmer, Ph.D., co-director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University, will present the program, "An Overview of Current State of Gerontological Nursing Science" at 8:30 a.m. Monday, June 18 in Room 22 in the University of Iowa College of Nursing Building. Fulmer is internationally known for her gerontological nursing scholarship and teaching, particularly in the areas of elder abuse and the care of elderly persons.

The UI John A. Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at Iowa, the UI Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Regional Training Core, and the UI College of Nursing will host Fulmer's talk. The event, known as the Woodrow Morris Lecture, is open to the public, and all persons interested in the care of older adults are encouraged to attend. The lecture will be the opening session for the Summer Scholars Seminar offered by the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center Regional Training Core. Some 20 scholars and several faculty from the UI and regional consortium universities will attend the seminar June 18-22 at the UI College of Nursing.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Kay Geguzis in advance at (319) 335-7108.