WHAT: Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
In cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2015, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley
TOPIC: Going with the Flow: Catheter-based Therapy for Your Heart
Karl B. Kern, MD, explains how heart procedures are done now more frequently with catheters, enabling cardiologists to open arterial blood flow and repair heart valves without open-heart surgery.
Karl B. Kern, MD, co-director and the Gordon A. Ewy, MD Distinguished Endowed Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine at the UA Sarver Heart Center, professor of medicine and director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
Dr. Kern graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, and recently received the lifetime achievement award from its Alumni Association. His postgraduate education and cardiac fellowship training were at the University of Arizona. Dr. Kern's research interests are in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and coronary blood flow. He is the coordinator of the UA Sarver Heart Center Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Research Group. He has published over 175 peer-reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Kern has been named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 1996. He recently was inducted as an honorary member of the European Resuscitation Council and named an American Heart Association CPR Giant.
No reservation required. Refreshments provided. For more information about UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit www.heart.arizona.edu