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Release: Oct. 29, 2002

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Walnut Ridge Baptist Academy students tour UI Health Sciences Campus Oct. 28

Students from Walnut Ridge Baptist Academy toured the University of Iowa Health Sciences Campus October 28 in Iowa City.

The students, from instructor Tom Wagner’s Advanced Biology class, visited the UI MRI Unit, UI Cardiovascular Center, UI Medical Museum, UI Blood Bank, UI Burn Treatment Center and the UI Department of Anatomy.

Student group tours of the health sciences campus allow visitors to view laboratories and clinics, learn about scientific advances and see demonstrations of cutting-edge medical technology used by UI faculty and staff. This semester, nearly 20 student groups from across the Midwest will visit the UI Health Sciences Campus.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at