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Oct. 31, 2006

Mini Medical School In Dubuque Nov. 14 To Focus On Aging

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host a Mini Medical School program on aging Nov. 14 in Dubuque.

The program, "Aging: The Universal Experience," will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Meeting Rooms 2 and 3 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque. The program is open to the public, although participation is limited to the first 150 registrants. A $5 fee for course materials will be collected at the event. Registration is available online at http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/minimedicalschool or toll free 877-MED-IOWA (877-633-4692).

Al Klingelhutz, Ph.D., UI associate professor of microbiology, and Natalie Denburg, Ph.D., UI assistant professor of neurology, will present the program, which will focus on the biological and psychological issues involved in aging.

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 participate in this program.

Mini Medical School is sponsored by the UI Carver College of Medicine and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UI in conjunction with the UI Center on Aging.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5139 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACTS: Media: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032, david-pedersen@uiowa.edu. Program: Mitch Overton, 319-384-4206, mitchell-overton@uiowa.edu.