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March 7, 2007

Mini Medical School In Cedar Falls March 14 To Focus On Alzheimer's

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine will host a Mini Medical School program on Alzheimer's disease March 14 in Cedar Falls.

The program, "Alzheimer's Disease: Predicting Onset and Progression," will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Lang Auditorium on the University of Northern Iowa campus. The program is open to the public, although the session is limited to the first 150 registrants. A $5 fee for course materials will be collected at the event. Registration is available online at or by calling toll free 877-MED-IOWA (877-633-4692).

Kevin Duff, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the UI Department of Psychiatry, will present the program.

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.

This Mini Medical School session is sponsored by the UI Carver College of Medicine and offered in partnership with Allen Hospital in Waterloo, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare 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

MEDIA CONTACT: David Pedersen, 319-335-8032,

PROGRAM CONTACT: Kayla Sanders, 319-384-4206,