UA Sarver Heart Center Luncheon Focuses On Heart Disease and Women, Oct. 16

Saturday, October 16, 2010 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
WHAT:          University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Heart of the Matter Educational Luncheon on Heart Disease and Women
 
WHEN:          SATURDAY, OCT. 16; registration at 11:30 a.m.; lunch and program begin at noon
 
WHERE:        Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. Saint Andrews Drive, Tucson
 
COST:            $30
 
INFORMATION:      Register online at www.heart.arizona.edu, or call (520) 626-4146.
 
Join the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Women’s Heart Health Education Committee for an enlightening program that will bring you up to date on women and heart disease and stroke. “It’s all about women because our risks and symptoms are as unique as we are,” says Lori Mackstaller, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine and the Brach Foundation/Brodie Endowed Lecturer for Heart Disease in Women.
 
Speakers and topics will include:
·       Dr. Mackstaller: Questions for your primary care doctor to prevent and diagnose heart disease and stroke.
·       Kendra Drake, MD, assistant professor of clinical neurology and medical director of University Medical Center’s Primary Stroke Center: Seize the Opportunity! We Hold the Power to Decrease the Incidence of Stroke and Heart Disease.
·       Elizabeth Juneman, MD, assistant professor of clinical medicine and director, non-invasive imaging, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System: Treatments for Heart Disease in Women: What’s Next?
 
Also, Gordon A. Ewy, MD, professor of cardiology and director of the UA Sarver Heart Center, will provide an update on the new Jerry & Glenda Jackson Heart Disease in Women Clinic and the Minority Outreach Program.