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April 27, 2007

University Of Iowa Student From Cedar Rapids Honored

Philip Chen of Cedar Rapids was honored at the University of Iowa Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology annual student awards ceremony April 17.

Chen, a first-year student in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, received the Henry J. Prentiss Award for Superior Achievement in Medical Gross Anatomy. Prentiss led the UI anatomy department from 1904-1931 and believed it was important that medical students excel in both basic and clinical sciences.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Health Science Relations, 5135 Westlawn, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1178

CONTACT: Jennifer Brown, 319-335-9917