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End-of-life Care is topic of satellite seminar to be hosted at UNI

October 20, 2003

Jessica Moon, interim director of UNI honors program (319) 273-3175
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- 'Keeping Our Promises: Improving Care at the End of Life,' is the third satellite seminar in a five-part series hosted this fall by the University of Northern Iowa.

The National Collegiate Honors Council and Phi Theta Kappa, honorary society, will present the seminar from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, via downlinks, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A. The seminar will feature presenter Diann Uustal, founder and president of educational consulting firm, Educational Resources in HealthCare, Inc.

Uustal also served as a consultant for the award-winning Concept Media film series, 'Ethics, Values, and Health Care.'

The series will continue at 6:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in the Maucker Union Central Ballroom A, with 'The Young and the Ruthless: Youth Violence and Public Health,' presented by James Alan Fox.

UNI faculty members will moderate discussion at the end of each session. The series is co-sponsored by UNI's Department of Biology and Department of Philosophy and Religion, and the UNI Honors Program. It is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Jessica Moon, interim director of the UNI Honors Program, at (319) 273-3175 or,