Parkview, Huntington to announce major partnership

What: Parkview Huntington Hospital and Huntington University to announce major partnership which will improve health care and health care education in Northeast Indiana

When: 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Where: Huntington University in the atrium of the Science Hall

Speakers: Dr. Darlene Garrett, chief operating officer for Parkview Huntington Hospital; Mr. Ryan Warner, chair of the board of directors for Parkview Huntington Hospital; Dr. G. Blair Dowden, president of Huntington University; Dr. Beth Burch, associate professor of biology and chair of the Division of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

Note: There will be a mult box set up with a broadcast-quality audio feed for radio and television reporters. A news release with detailed information and quotes from key sources will be available at the event. Media personnel unable to attend may request a news release from Heather Barkley, assistant director of public relations, at (260) 359-4171 or Please note that the release will not be sent until after the event.

Interviews & visuals: Spokespeople will be available immediately following the presentation for comments. Also, b-roll footage of the Science Hall laboratories as well as a class in progress may be obtained at that time.

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) and in 2004 was named one of the 50 best Christian places to work by Christianity Today magazine.  


Heather Barkley
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