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Veterinary Professor Joins
Stars In Hollywood Award Ceremony

Dr. Narfstrom & PlutoDr. Kristina Narfstrom, professor of veterinary ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Columbia Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, will rub elbows with Hollywood stars at the June 16, 2007 Vision Awards.

The black tie event, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif., will present Dr. Narfstrom with the Scientific Achievement in Ophthalmology Award for her research in genetic retinal blinding diseases.

This will be the 34th annual Vision Awards. Earlier galas have been hosted by Hollywood stars Charlton Heston, Vin Scully, Mike Meyers, Paula Abdul, and Matt Damon. This year’s 1,000 person black tie gala will be hosted by Army Archerd, columnist for Variety magazine.

The program will be broadcasted to millions of people via KCOP Los Angeles, Fox, PAX Television, Direct TV, and the DISH Network.

Funds raised during the ceremony will benefit medical research into blinding retinal diseases.

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