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Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
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Iowa City IA 52242
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e-mail: thomas-moore@uiowa.edu

Release: Sept. 5, 2001

Five UI publications receive national honors

Five publications produced by the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications for University of Iowa Health Care recently received awards in various national competitions.

Currents, a quarterly magazine targeted to practicing physicians in Iowa and adjacent states, received an Award of Distinction from the Association of American Medicine Colleges. It is edited by Zlatko Anguelov and designed by Benson & Hepker, Iowa City. Currents was among 130 publications nationwide competing in a category for periodicals targeted to external audiences.

"Partners in Caring," the 1999-2000 annual report for University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, received a Crystal Award of Excellence in Communicator Awards national print media competition. Designed by Benson & Hepker, the report was edited by Michael Sondergard. Rita Liddell coordinated the photography, which was provided by fisheye photography, Hiawatha, Iowa. "Partners in Caring" also received a 2001 Apex Award for Publication Excellence.

Currents (Zlatko Anguelov, editor), Well & Good (Pat Badtke, editor) and Pacemaker (Michael Sondergard, editor) received Awards of Distinction in the Communicator Awards competition. Compass (Jane Zukin, editor), received Honorable Mention.

In addition, Clancy Champanois from the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications received a 2001 Merit Award in the National Health Information Awards competition. He was honored for an article he wrote about Ignacio Ponseti, M.D., UI professor emeritus of orthopaedic surgery. The article was published in Spectator, a University of Iowa publication.

ADDY awards recently were given by the Advertising Federation of Cedar Rapids to three design companies who work with the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications: Benson & Hepker (2000 Children’s Miracle Network Annual Report); MCS, Cedar Rapids (Behavioral Health Series); and CMF&Z, Des Moines (fall enrollment poster).

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