May 18, 2006

Contact: Lauren Cruse (505) 272-3690

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

University of New Mexico pediatrician Dr. Victor Strasburger, MD will be one of only two U.S. Americans lecturing to over 400 pediatricians May 18-20 at the Argentina Pediatric Society annual meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Dr. Strasburger will be speaking on adolescent medicine, including his research on the effects of media on adolescents and children.

Dr. Strasburger is currently Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UNM School of Medicine. He has authored more than 120 articles and papers and eight books on the subject of adolescent medicine, and the effects of television on children and adolescents.