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Aug. 26, 2004

UI Health Informatics Conference Calls For Posters

Students, faculty, staff and area professionals are invited to submit proposals for poster presentations at the "Information and Health at Iowa" conference, to be held at the Iowa Memorial Union Oct. 28 and 29.

"This poster session will provide an opportunity for both UI faculty and student researchers to discuss their work with leading experts in health informatics," said Michael Kienzle, professor in the UI Carver College of Medicine and member of the Health Informatics Steering Committee. "Authors of accepted proposals will earn recognition in the conference program and a peer-reviewed entry on their own curriculum vitae."

Students are encouraged to share their research. The top five student posters will receive a $100 award. Posters will be displayed from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28 and 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 29. Authors should be present to answer questions concerning their research.

Submissions not exceeding 300 words should be submitted by Sept. 24th to michael-kienzle@uiowa.edu with "Poster Proposal" included in the e-mail subject line. They should include a title, author name(s), affiliation (student, staff, faculty, area professional), e-mail address, and a brief description including purpose, design, results, discussion and conclusions. Submissions will be peer-reviewed.

This conference is co-sponsored by the University of Iowa Provost Office, Office of the Vice President for Research, the University of Iowa Libraries and the Center for Biomedical Informatics & Computational Biology.

For more information about the conference or the requirements for the poster presentation, check online at www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/conference.

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