University of Iowa News Release
March 11, 2004
UI Mini Medical School To Focus On Aging
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host a four-session Mini Medical School course, "Challenging the Traditional Experience of Aging," in April on the UI health sciences campus.
The Mini Medical School sessions will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. April 6, 13, 20 and 27 in the Dr. Prem Sahai Auditorium in the Medical Education and Research Facility (MERF). Mini Medical School is free of charge and open to the public, but is limited to the first 250 registrants. Registration is for all four Mini Medical School sessions. Additional information and registration is available online at http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/minimedicalschool or by phone at 319-335-8886. Parking is available in the Newton Road parking ramp across the street from MERF.
Mini Medical School is designed for anyone who is curious about medicine and the scientific basis of health and disease. No science or medical educational background is needed to take part in the program. Attendees for the April sessions will learn about scientific theories of aging, aging-related research and strategies and technologies used to slow the aging process. In addition, attendees will take part in learning activities similar to those of UI medical students.
Mini Medical School is sponsored by UI Health Care, the UI Carver College of Medicine, UI Center on Aging and the UI Alumni Association and also supported by a grant from Pfizer, Inc.
Following is the Mini Medical School schedule:
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 http://www.uihealthcare.com.
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178
MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, (319) 335-8032, email@example.com. Writer: Tiffany Bronk