WRITER: MICHELLE MONCRIEFFE
CONTACT: LOIS GRAY
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Jan. 17, 2002
UI Professor To Discuss Latest AIDS Research Jan. 24
Jack T. Stapleton, a University of Iowa professor
of internal medicine, will speak on international and local aspects of HIV
and AIDS at Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) on Thursday, Jan.
24, at noon at the Rockwood Fellowship Hall, Congregational Church, 30 North
Stapleton, who also is director of the Helen C. Levitt
Center for Viral Pathogenesis, has been involved in AIDS patient care and
research for more than 20 years. In 1986 he established the University of
Iowa HIV and AIDS clinics, which he directs. His current studies are focused
co-infection of hepatitis viruses in HIV-positive people. Stapleton is a graduate
of the University of Iowa, and he completed medical school at the University
Lunch will be catered by Charlotte Nielson. The cost
is $6 for members and $7 for non-members and the deadline to register for
the event is noon Monday, Jan.21. Checks may be written to the Iowa City Foreign
Relations Council and mailed to ICFRC, 120 International Center, Iowa City,
Iowa 52242-1802. They are unable to accept reservations by phone but last
minute adjustments may be made. For more information, call ICFRC Executive
Director Tom Baldridge at 335-0351.
The lecture is co-sponsored by UI International Programs
with additional support from Hills Bank & Trust Co and Hartwig Dodge.
For those who are not able to attend, the event will be broadcast by WSUI-AM
(910) on Friday, Jan. 25, after the noon news.
ICFRC is a non-profit association of community and
university people interested in learning more about U.S. foreign policy, world
affairs and current global issues impacting world societies. The group provides
members with the opportunity to hear more than 35 experts per year who visit
the UI campus and the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area.
ICFRC is part of International Programs, which consists
of a number of offices, centers, degree programs, academic programs, research
projects and services. Organized under the associate provost and dean for
International Programs, these units serve to further internationalize the
campus and community and promote global scholarship, research and teaching.