UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘So, You’re 40 (or older) and Feel Fine: It’s Time to Be Serious about Heart Attacks’

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Gordon A. Ewy, MD, professor of medicine; director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
Nine out of 10 heart disease patients at age 45 and older have at least one risk factor. What are these risk factors? Don’t wait until you have a problem to become educated. While you can’t change your family’s genetics, you can understand your medical conditions and lifestyle choices that put you at higher risk for heart disease.

Heart Health Lecture Series featuring specialists from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, held monthly at Pima County public libraries. A Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training will be offered before the lecture. 

5:30 p.m.         Doors open

5:40 p.m.         Chest-Compression-Only Video and hands-on skills training

6:10 p.m.         Lecture

Chest-Compression-Only CPR training is presented by the REACT (Resuscitation Education and CPR Training) Group, UA College of Medicine – Tucson medical students dedicated to teaching people lifesaving skills.

 In collaboration with the Pima County Public Library System.

INFORMATION/RESERVATIONS: Reservations requested, but not required. Please email or call 520-626-4146. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit


Upcoming Heart Health Lectures:

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
Fall in Love with the Heart Health Diet
Shari Schoentag, RD, CNSC
Wheeler Taft Abbett, Sr. Library, Children’s Room, 7800 N. Schisler Dr., Marana

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Eating Heart Healthy on a Budget
Susan Bristol, MS, RD, CNSC, with Leslie Guzman, Phil Lewis, Meghan Smith, Christina Caple
Woods Memorial Library, Community Room, 3455 N. 1stAve., Tucson

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
New Approaches to Opening Arteries: Update on Surgery and Interventional Approaches
Karl B. Kern, MD, and Kapil Lotun, MD
Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, Community Room, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Rd., Tucson

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Controlling High Blood Pressure and Preventing Heart Failure
Lorraine Mackstaller, MD
Murphy-Wilmot Library, Community Room, 530 N. Wilmot Rd., Tucson