NEWS | March 3, 2003

NEW POSTAGE STAMP FEATURES PHOTO BY UC DAVIS PHYSICIAN

 WHAT:

UC Davis ophthalmologist James Brandt will exhibit and discuss a new U.S. postage stamp featuring his photograph of a brown pelican. The stamp, which will be issued in March, commemorates the centennial of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Sebastian, Fla. Brandt took the photograph two years ago while he was attending an ophthalmology meeting in Sarasota.

Brandt is an avid nature photographer and has photographed wildlife around the world. He has exhibited in galleries since the 1970s, in part to support his college and medical school education. Over the years, his work has appeared in National Geographic World, Encyclopedia Britannica, World Book, Encarta and on a few book covers.

WHEN:

Tuesday, March 4 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:

UC Davis Medical Center
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y Street, Sacramento
3rd Floor, Room 3030C

WHO:

James Brandt, professor and director of the glaucoma service, Department of Ophthalmology, UC Davis Medical Center


VISUALS:

An enlarged, color picture of the pelican stamp and digital files of other wildlife photographs.

PARKING:

Parking is available in the garage adjacent to the Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center; present media pass to attendant for complimentary parking.

Copies of all news releases from UC Davis Health System are available on the Web at
http://news.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu 


 

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