Lewis E. January, professor emeritus in the University of Iowa College of Medicine, has given more than 40 years of service to the UI and continuous support to its students, artists, and athletes. He has been a member of the medical faculty since 1947, including 15 years as director of the cardiovascular training program and 8 years as associate chairman for clinical programs in the Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. January has received awards and given service at the national and international levels in both medicine and the arts. He served as president of the American Heart Association for 1966-67; his activities on the board of directors of the Joffrey Ballet have contributed to the successful association that has developed between the University of Iowa and the Joffery II.
Dr. January is a member of the UI Presidents Club and a life member of the Alumni Association. He was honored recently when the Learning Resource Unit in the College of Medicine's new Cardiovascular Center was named for him.