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University of Iowa News Release

May 11, 2006

Harvard Professor To Present Tvedt Memorial Lecture May 12

A physician from Harvard Medical School will deliver the Benjamin Christopher Tvedt Memorial Lecture at 1 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Yerington Conference Room (Room E140 GH) at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

Nancy Andrews, M.D., Ph.D., the Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatrics and Dean for Basic Sciences and Graduate Studies at Harvard Medical School, will discuss "Tipping the Iron Balance." The lecture, hosted by Children's Hospital of Iowa at UI Hospitals and Clinics and sponsored by the Benjamin Christopher Tvedt Memorial Fund, is open to the public.

Children's Hospital of Iowa at UI Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City is the state's longest-serving children's hospital. More than 140,000 children receive care at Children's Hospital of Iowa and its statewide network of outreach clinics each year.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at http://www.uihealthcare.com.

STORY SOURCE: Joint Office for Marketing and Communications, University of Iowa Health Care, 200 Hawkins Drive, Room E110 GH, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1009

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Moore, 319-356-3945, thomas-moore@uiowa.edu.