CONTACT: ZLATKO ANGUELOV
8798 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Nov. 27, 2000
UI Health Care specialist to lead online chat on body contouring Nov.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Albert E. Cram, M.D., University of Iowa professor of
surgery, otolaryngology and orthopaedic surgery, and a plastic surgeon with
University of Iowa Health Care, will lead an hour-long, online question-and-answer
discussion on body contouring with a nationwide audience from 6 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 28.
The online chat will be hosted by AmericasDoctor.com and can be accessed
by entering through the www.AmericasDoctor.com
home page under "Upcoming Events."
After receiving his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College
of Medicine in Lincoln, Neb., Cram completed his residency in surgery at the
UI Hospitals and Clinics and his fellowship in plastic surgery at the University
of Chicago Hospitals. He joined the staff of UI Health Care in 1974.
Cram is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American
Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Liposuction Society, and a fellow
in the American College of Surgeons. He is past president of the Midwest Association
of Plastic Surgeons and the Iowa Society of Plastic Surgeons. His clinical
expertise is in plastic surgery, including both reconstructive and cosmetic
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 Care's 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.