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University of Iowa News Release

Sept. 14, 2005

Local UI Pharmacy Student To Participate In IPA Program

A local University of Iowa College of Pharmacy student has been chosen to attend the Iowa Pharmacy Association's Immunization Administration Certificate Program Sept. 22-23 in West Des Moines.

(Student name) of (hometown) will attend the program, which is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy students who are interested in learning the information and obtaining the skills necessary to become vaccine educators, facilitators and immunizers.

Many of the students are attending the workshop to help further the goal of the UI chapter of the Academy of Student Pharmacists Operation Immunization Program, a campaign promoting immunization education and the implementation of immunization services in pharmacies. Throughout the month of October, students will be participating in immunization clinics to help promote American Pharmacists Month.

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

IOWA

Bennett: Shannon VonMuenster
Burlington: Sara Logan
Cedar Falls: Jackie Stark
Cedar Rapids: Kate Devine; Ginelle Schmidt; Mary Mosher
Clear Lake: Aggie Thompson
Coralville: Nicole Brogden
Holy Cross: Crystal Steffen
Iowa City: Mary Beth Leistad; Sarah Snyder
Maquoketa: Karen Hora
Millersburg: Leslie Adams
Mount Pleasant: Ju Ann Khaw
Rutland: Casey Hundertmark
Tipton: Sherrie Northup
Waukee: Linsday Mori
Waterloo: Pamela Murphy
Williamsburg: Ellen Sievers

ILLINOIS

Dekalb: Jennifer Krause

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, mailto:david-pedersen@uiowa.edu; .

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; Writer: Whitney Tripp