Dr. Dean Ornish to Speak at UA

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 5:30pm

Dean Ornish, M.D., best selling author and expert on fighting heart disease with dietary and lifestyle changes, will speak at DuVal Auditorium in the University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus in Tucson on Monday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m.
 
The lecture is free and open to the public with support from the James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy at the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
 
Dr. Ornish is the founder and president of the non-profit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and clinical professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is a best-selling author of six books, including: Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease; Eat More, Weigh Less; Love & Survival; and his most recent book, The Spectrum.
 
Parking is available in the University of Arizona Medical Center-University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. The fee is $1.50 per hour, cash only. Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the UA Zone 1 permit and metered parking lot 2030, just south of the parking garage at East Mabel Street and Martin Avenue.
 
The endowment for the James E. Dalen Distinguished Lecture for Health Policy supports a series of visiting professors in health policy. These distinguished scholars offer lectures and discussions to our campus community and to the public on local, state, national and international health policy issues and connect the academic world with the “real world” of public health.
 
For more information contact Donna Knight at (520) 626-6459.