Health Forum: Progressive Action on Diabetes Prevention, Oct. 16

Free and open to the public, the event will include information about the latest diabetes treatment and research programs, student involvement opportunities and an open question panel.

Health Forum: Progressive Action on Diabetes Prevention, a free event, open to the public, will take place Wednesday, Oct. 16, Noon-1:30 p.m., in the Student Union Memorial Center, Kiva Room, 1303 E. University Blvd., on the University of Arizona main campus.

Sponsored by the UA Chicano/Hispano Student Affairs, the University of Arizona Center on Aging and the Department of Surgery’s Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance, the event will include:

• The latest diabetes treatment and research programs
• Student involvement opportunities
• Open question panel

Panel Members:

• David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, UA professor of surgery and director, Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA)

• Joseph Mills, MD, UA professor of surgery, chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, and co-director of SALSA

• Merri Pendergrass, MD, PhD, UA professor of medicine and director of the Diabetes Program at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson

• Joaquin Ruiz, PhD, UA executive dean of the Colleges of Letters, Arts and Science, dean of the College of Sciences and vice president of innovation and strategy

• Carlyle Begay, Arizona State Senator, member of the committees on Education, Government and Environment and Natural Resources and Rural Affairs

For more information, please contact Carmen Zaldivar, czaldivar@email.arizona.edu