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Aug. 22, 2011

At A Glance

UI physician receives prestigious national honor

A graduate of the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and the UI Family Medicine Residency Program recently received the 2011 Pfizer Teacher Development Award.

Andrea Venteicher, M.D., a practicing family physician in Waukon, Iowa, is among a select group of physicians honored by the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation for her commitment to education in the field of family medicine. The award recognizes Venteicher for her scholastic achievement, leadership qualities and dedication to family medicine.

Venteicher also serves as a part-time instructor in the UI Department of Family Medicine.

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UI will hold annual Deeded Body Program memorial service Aug. 26

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Oakland Cemetery, 1000 Brown St., Iowa City.

The service honors those whose donated bodies aided in the advancement of medical education and science at the UI through studies completed during the past year.

Students who benefited from the donated bodies will participate in the service. Mary Kay Kusner, chaplain of the Palliative Care Program at UI Hospitals and Clinics, and John Engelhardt, Ph.D., professor and head of anatomy and cell biology, will also deliver remarks.

In case of inclement weather, the memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. in St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1300 Melrose Ave., Iowa City.

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