WRITER: KATE THAYER
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSEN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-8032; fax(319) 335-8034
Release: Jan. 29, 2001
UI College of Public Health to host lecture on antibiotic
use Jan. 30.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College
of Public Health will host a presentation, "Factory Farm Use of Antibiotics:
A Growing Threat to Public Health Format," by David Wallinga, M.D., at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 30. The presentation will be in Room 123 in the Institute for
Rural and Environmental Health at the UI Oakdale Research Campus.
Wallinga is director of the Antibiotics Resistance
Project at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Minneapolis,
Minn. He also serves on the Science and Environmental Health Network Board
of Directors, the Environmental Protection Agency Scientific Advisory Board,
as well as the American Public Health Association Action Board.
Wallinga was also a senior staff scientist for the
Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C., where his research
in pesticides and agriculture helped implement the Food Quality Protection
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend
all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability
who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please
contact Evie Richardson in advance at 335-4415.
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