University of Iowa News Release
March 31, 2004
Health Communication Postdoctoral Fellow To Speak At 'Finding God At Iowa'
Dr. Augusta Denita Gadson, health communication postdoctoral fellow in the
University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will speak
at the Finding God at Iowa lunch forum Friday, April 3 at noon in River Room
#1 of the Iowa Memorial Union. Admission is free and open to the public.
Gadson's research interests include social construction of aging, African
American women and obesity, religion and health, and media coverage of
health issues. At UI, she teaches courses on journalism skills. She is
also the program director of the Victory Temple Minority Health Initiative,
a promotion and empowerment program that focuses on improving health status
of minority, vulnerable and at-risk populations in Johnson County. Her
many honors include The John F. Murray Outstanding Doctoral Student in
Teaching from the University of Iowa and listed by the Iowa City Press-Citizen
in the "10 People to Watch in 2004."
The Finding God at Iowa Lunch Forum is a program of the Geneva Campus Ministry
at the University of Iowa. It is designed to complement the well-known
Geneva Lecture Series that brings speakers to UI to speak on a wide variety
of issues from a Judeo-Christian perspective.
For further information, please contact Jason Chen, Geneva Campus Ministry,
at 319-341-0007 or by email email@example.com.
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City, Iowa 52242-2500.
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