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UNI Global Health Corps to host speaker on HIV/AIDS

October 7, 2003

Michele Yehieli, director, UNI Global Health Corps, (319) 273-5806
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa's Global Health Corps will host its third annual Global Health Symposium on Wednesday, Oct. 15. Guest speaker is Josh Ruxin who served as coordinator on the United Nations Millennium Project Task Force to fight HIV/AIDS.

Ruxin, now an assistant clinical professor at the Mailman School of Public Health, based at the Center for Global Health and Economic Development at Columbia University, will speak from noon to 1 p.m. in the Great Reading Room of Seerley Hall. His topic is 'Global Myths & Challenges: HIV/AIDS.'

The public may attend at no charge.