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UI's Wallace revises major text on medical preventive practices

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Dr. Robert Wallace, professor of preventive medicine and environmental health and internal medicine at the University of Iowa, has edited the 14th edition of "Public Health and Preventative Medicine." Dr. Bradley Doebbeling, associate professor of internal medicine, served as associate editor.

A comprehensive text on medical preventive practices, the book is widely considered the standard reference work for practitioners. Involved in the revision were multiple UI specialists in family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology and pediatrics, as well as national and international contributors. The new edition will be available from Appleton and Lange, a publishing firm based in Connecticut.