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Christie Vilsack Visits with Area Health Care Professionals

Posted: Thursday, December 2nd, 2010 at 6:28 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Samantha Smith

Christie Vilsack, Executive Director of the Iowa Initiative to Reduce Unintended Pregnancies was in Knoxville yesterday afternoon to discuss the program with area health care professionals. The initiative is a five year research project working to reduce the high rate of unintended pregnancies in women ages 18-30. Vilsack spoke with representatives from Knoxville Hospital and Clinics and Marion County Public Health to discuss the issue in hope of reducing unintended pregnancies through networking, research and public outreach.