CONTACT: MICHAEL SONDERGARD
Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Sept. 26, 2002
UI Health Care Staff Members Win National Awards
Seven staff members from the Joint Office for Planning, Marketing and Communications,
a component of University of Iowa Health Care, recently received awards in
national competitions. They were Zlatko Anguelov, Pat Badtke, Clancy Champanois,
Rita Liddell, Michael Sondergard, Lee Ann Williams and Jane Zukin.
Anguelov received an Award of Excellence from the Association of American
Medical Colleges (AAMC). Anguelov edits "Currents," a quarterly
magazine targeted to practicing physicians in Iowa and adjacent states. The
competition attracted some 170 entries. The award also honors "Currents"
designer Robyn Hepker (Benson & Hepker Design, Iowa City).
Sondergard received an Award of Distinction in the same AAMC competition
for editing "Making a Difference," the 2000-2001 annual report for
UI Hospitals and Clinics. The AAMC award also honors designer Lee Ann Williams,
photo coordinator Rita Liddell, photographer Doug Benton (Fisheye Photography,
Hiawatha, Iowa) and writers Jane Zukin and Melinda Pradarelli (Melinda Pradarelli
& Co., Iowa City).
Badtke, Champanois, and Zukin each received APEX Awards of Excellence in
competition sponsored by the editors of "Writing That Works: The Business
Communications Report." Badtke edits "Well & Good," a quarterly
health and wellness newsletter designed by Robyn Hepker. Champanois edits
"Partners," a newsletter for patients and friends of the Holden
Comprehensive Cancer Center at the UI. Zukin edits "Compass," the
monthly newsletter for faculty, staff and volunteers at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
"Compass" is designed by Robyn Hepker.
Champanois and Zukin also received Merit recognition from the National Health
Information Awards. Champanois' award was for "Partners." Zukin's
award was for the "Patient Rights and Responsibilities" brochure,
a special publication for patients at UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Zukin also received an Award of Distinction in the Communicator Awards national
print competition for "Compass."
Sondergard also received a Bronze award in the National Healthcare Advertising
Awards competition sponsored by Healthcare Marketing Report magazine for editing
"PACEMAKER," a quarterly health care magazine targeted to friends
and supporters of UI Health Care. The award also honors designer Robyn Hepker
and photographer Doug Benton.
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 www.uihealthcare.com.