CONTACT: ZLATKO ANGUELOV
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Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Nov. 6, 2000
UI Health Care specialist to lead online chat on male impotence
IOWA CITY, Iowa Bernard Fallon, M.D., professor of urology, and director
of the University of Iowa Health Care Sexual Dysfunction clinic will lead
an hour-long, online question-and-answer discussion on male impotence with
a nationwide audience from 6 to 7 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, Nov. 8.
The online chat will be hosted by AmericasDoctor.com and can be accessed
by entering through the www.AmericasDoctor.com home page under "Upcoming
Male impotence is the inability to achieve and maintain erection sufficient
to complete satisfactory intercourse. Fallon will discuss the many causes
that lead to impotence and take questions from the audience on treatment and
lifestyle changes that may help cure impotence.
After receiving his medical degree from University College of Dublin, Ireland,
Fallon completed residencies in surgery and urology at Norfolk Regional Center
in Norfolk, Va. He joined University of Iowa Health Care in 1975.
Fallon is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons, a member of the
Society for the Study of Impotence, and sits on the editorial board of the
International Journal of Impotence Research. His clinical expertise is sexual
dysfunction and kidney stones.
A calendar of other upcoming chats by UI Health Care professionals and dialogue
from past chats can be accessed by logging on to www.uihealthcare.com and
clicking on the AmericasDoctor.com logo at the bottom of the page.
UI Health Cares partnership with AmericasDoctor.com is part of an
increasing trend in health care toward enhancing consumer services through
the Internet. According to recent statistics compiled by Cyber Dialogue, a
New York firm that tracks Internet commerce, there are approximately 22 million
World Wide Web users seeking health information over the Internet. Cyber Dialogue
projects that number to increase to 33 million over the next year.
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.