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Dr. Anne Taylor Lecture on Women and Heart Disease to be Webcast at U of M, Crookston on Friday, Feb. 2, 2007
January 23, 2007

What: Webcast on Women and Heart Disease

When: Friday, February 2, 2007

Contact: Stacey Grunewald, coordinator of student health services, at 218-281-8512 (sgrunewa@umn.edu) Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director of communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)


CROOKSTON, Minn. (January 23, 2007) – “How do you Mend a Broken Heart?” is the title of a lecture on preventing heart disease in women taking place on Friday, Feb. 2, 2007, at the University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC). The lecture will be webcast in the Kiehle Building, Room116 from 12:20 – 1:15 p.m.  The lecture is by Anne L. Taylor, M.D., professor in the department of medicine, associate dean for faculty affairs for the medical school at University of Minnesota and co-director of the Powell Center for Women’s Health. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be provided.

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of mortality in women and preventive strategies are often underutilized in women, compared with men. Dr. Taylor will address risk factors, prevention strategies and guidelines and other developments in cardiovascular research.

The lecture is sponsored by the Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health and is part of the Powell Center’s Lecture Series “Women and Heart Disease: It’s not just for men anymore!”

For more information on the lecture, please contact Stacey Grunewald, coordinator of student health services, at 218-281-8512 (sgrunewa@umn.edu).

The University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) delivers more than 24 different undergraduate degree programs, including online options, in agriculture; arts, humanities and social sciences; business; math, science and technology; and natural resources. UMC is dedicated to helping students and the region aim higher, reach further and dream big dreams. To learn more, visit www.UMCrookston.edu.