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University of Iowa News Release

Feb. 7, 2006

UI Professors Headline Panel Discussion On 'Prayer & Healing' Feb. 11

"Prayer & Healing: History and Contemporary Practice" is the theme of a free panel discussion and question-and-answer session that will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, in Room A of the Iowa City Public Library.

Transportation and childcare are available for the event, which is free and open to the public.

The interactive discussion will feature four panelists: moderator Fred Woodard, a University of Iowa professor of African American World Studies; Susan C. Lawrence, a UI professor of history and medicine; F. Larry Shostrom, a UI professor of medicine and head of pastoral services; and Guillia Plum, CSB, Christian Science Board of Lectureship. The event is sponsored by the UI's Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Iowa City.

For more information, call 338-1355.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Media: Stephen Pradarelli, 319-384-0007,