The heart of women's health lies deep within the chest. Heart disease does not discriminate - 1 in 3 women will die from heart disease this year in the United States.
Learn why women need to go beyond the "bikini" view of women's health – beyond the focus on the breasts and reproductive organs – at The Heart of Women’s Health Luncheon, presented by the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, on Friday, Nov. 3, at Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive, Tucson. Doors open at 11 a.m.; lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. and concludes at 1 p.m. The event is open to the public.
- Moderator: Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, chief of cardiology and director of the UA Sarver Heart Center
- Elizabeth Juneman, MD, associate professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology, UA College of Medicine – Tucson
- Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Cardiology, UA College of Medicine – Tucson
- Wanda F. Moore, chair , UA Sarver Heart Center Community Coalition for Heart Health Education, who required bypass surgery despite her healthy, active lifestyle
- McKenzie Meza, high school senior living with a congenital heart condition
In addition, Gordon A. Ewy, MD, director emeritus, UA Sarver Heart Center; professor emeritus, UA College of Medicine – Tucson; and founder, UA Sarver Heart Center Women's Heart Health Education Committee, will receive the Mary Anne Fay Heart Health Advocate Award.
The cost is $35 per person. For more information and to register securely online, please visit http://heart.arizona.edu/WomenLuncheon. Online registration closes Monday, Oct. 30.
About the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s 150 members include faculty members from cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, neurology, vascular surgery, radiology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, nursing, pharmacy and basic sciences. The UA Sarver Heart Center emphasizes a highly collaborative research environment, bridging “bench to bedside” research that advances life-saving innovations and patient care. If you would like to give permission for the UA Sarver Heart Center to contact you about heart research studies, please complete a Cardiology Research Registry Information Form.
About the University of Arizona Health Sciences
The University of Arizona Health Sciences is the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. From these vantage points, the UA Health Sciences reaches across the state of Arizona and the greater Southwest to provide cutting-edge health education, research, patient care and community outreach services. A major economic engine, the UA Health Sciences employs almost 5,000 people, has nearly 1,000 faculty members and garners more than $126 million in research grants and contracts annually. For more information: uahs.arizona.edu (Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LinkedIn)