University of Iowa News Release
Release: March 19, 2003
UI Medicine/Public Health/VA Research Week is April 1 - 4
Research Week 2003: Constructing the Future of Medicine will be April 1 - 4 at the University of Iowa. This annual event, sponsored by the Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, the College of Public Health and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, will feature four public lectures from experts in stem cell research, obesity, bioterrorism preparedness and evidence-based approaches to health care improvement.
The lecture schedule is as follows:
"Understanding Obesity as a Disorder of Body Weight Regulation: Implications
for the Future of Obesity Treatment"
"Epithelial Differentiation of Bone-Marrow Derived Stem Cells"
"Bioterrorism in the United States: Medical and Public Health Lessons"
"An Evidence-Based Approach to Monitoring and Improving Health Care
Quality and Efficiency"
Other activities planned for the four-day event include workshops, panel discussions and poster sessions highlighting research by UI graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents and faculty and staff.
For a complete schedule of Research Week events, including times and locations
of events, visit http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/research/researchweek/index.htm,
or contact Marie Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or (319) 353-5674.
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5141 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178