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University of Iowa News Release

March 10, 2005

Local Pharmacy Student Attends Leadership Conference

(Student name) of (hometown) was one of 16 University of Iowa College of Pharmacy students who attended the 10th annual Pharmacy Student Leadership Conference March 5-6 in Des Moines.

The Pharmacy Student Leadership Conference is an annual program involving up to 30 students from the UI College of Pharmacy and Drake University College of Pharmacy. The conference aims to instill quality organizational leadership skills among students; increase awareness of issues impacting the profession of pharmacy; encourage the development of leadership and involvement in professional and community activities; and improve communication and teamwork skills.

(Student last name) was selected to attend the conference by a committee of representatives from the Iowa Pharmacy Association, Drake University College of Pharmacy, the UI College of Pharmacy and the Iowa Pharmacy Foundation board of directors.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Students are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first.

IOWA

ALGONA: Jon Elbert

CEDAR RAPIDS: Abby Heitman; Mary Mosher

CLEAR LAKE: Anne (Aggie) Thompson

CORALVILLE: Angela Wolf

COUNCIL BLUFFS: Shellie O'Connor

IOWA CITY: Tsung-Chi (George) Lien; She-Yi Wei

LE MARS: Beth Renken

MARCUS: Mikel Brandhorst

NORTH LIBERTY: Tracey Irwin

OTTOSEN: Erica Bruellman

ROCKWELL CITY: Elizabeth Bretthauer

RUTLAND: Casey Hundertmark

WAUKON: Erin Daly

MISSOURI

MONROE CITY: Erica Long

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032, david-pedersen@uiowa.edu.