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Nov. 29, 2004

Kukoyi To Address December 'Finding God At Iowa' Luncheon Forum

Nigeria-born Dr. Oladipo A. Kukoyi, a member of the Department of Family Practice at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, will speak at the December 'Finding God at Iowa' luncheon forum Friday, Dec. 3 at noon in River Room 1 in the Iowa Memorial Union. The forum is free and open to the public.

Kukoyi's research interest examines the link between depression and diabetes. He has been at the UI since completing his Combined Family Practice and Psychiatry Residency Program at UIHC last summer. He started his university education at the University of Lagos, Nigeria in 1992 and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Tampa in Florida in 1995. He studied at the University of Alabama's medical school in Birmingham and received his M.D. in 1999.

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