WRITER: SETH COOMBS
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax (319) 335-8034
Release: April 6, 1999
NCI epidemiologist to discuss drinking water and health
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Mary H. Ward, Ph.D., cancer epidemiologist
in the occupational epidemiology branch of the National Cancer Institute,
will present the seminar, "Drinking Water Nitrate and Health," Thursday, April
15 at 1:30 p.m. in the Iowa Room at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) on the University
of Iowa campus.
The event is co-sponsored by the UI Center for Health
Effects of Environmental Contamination and Women in Science and Engineering
Preceding the seminar, WISE will hold a dining and discourse
luncheon at noon in the IMU. The lunch is complimentary, but space is limited.
For reservations, which are required, call (319) 353-2290.