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Schlechte honored with Collegiate Faculty Service Award

IOWA CITY, Iowa ­- During the third annual University of Iowa College of Medicine Faculty Celebration on June 15, Dr. Janet Schlechte, professor of internal medicine, was presented the Collegiate Faculty Service Award. This award is presented to a faculty member who has made a significant and sustained academic contribution to the college.

Appointed as the director of the General Clinical Research Center in 1987, Schlechte heads the center that allows researchers to study diseases under controlled clinical conditions so they are assured of the most reliable results. She also serves as director of the Department of Internal Medicine's postgraduate program. Schlechte joined the UI faculty in 1981.