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CONTACT: TOM MOORE
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: Oct. 19, 2001

MEDIA ADVISORY:

SCOTT-CONNOR AVAILABLE TO DISCUSS NASA SAFE PASSAGE REPORT

Carol Scott-Conner, M.D., Ph.D., professor and head of the University of Iowa department of surgery, will be available for interviews regarding the release of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Safe Passage Report on the provision of medical care during missions to the planet Mars on Monday, Oct. 22.

Scott-Conner serves as consultant to NASA and contributed to the Safe Passage Report. NASA will provide a news release to media outlets, but no news conference is scheduled. Information about the report is embargoed until Oct. 22.

To schedule interviews with Scott-Conner, please contact Tom Moore at (319) 356-3945.

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