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University of Iowa News Release

March 30, 2005

Tansey To Speak At Finding God At Iowa Lunch Forum

Dr. Janeta Fong Tansey, a faculty member in the University of Iowa's Department of Psychiatry and Program in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities, will speak at the Finding God at Iowa Lunch Forum Friday, April 1. The forum will be in River Room #1 of the Iowa Memorial Union from noon to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Following her graduation from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Tansey moved to Iowa City to complete her residency in adult psychiatry, serving as chief resident in 1998-1999. She joined the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry in 1999 and the faculty in the College of Medicine's Program in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities in 2001. In 2001, Dr. Tansey began her doctoral work in religious ethics with a focus on moral epistemology.

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 variety of topics from a Judeo-Christian perspective.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010, tom-snee@uiowa.edu; Program: Jason Chen, 319-341-0007, geneva@uiowa.edu