30 Years of Life-Saving Innovations, Research & Patient Care - Anniversary Lecture Series

All lectures will be held at Banner-UMC Tucson, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719, from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Information tables and chest-compression-only CPR training will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m. University of Arizona faculty members will lecture on the following topics:

  • May 17, 2017 - Right treatment, right person, right time: Progress in precision cardiovascular care at the Sarver Heart Center, Carol Gregorio, PhD, Vice Dean for Innovation and Development, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Professor of Molecular, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Co-Director, and Luxford/Schoolcraft Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Research, UA Sarver Heart Center, Director, UA Sarver Heart Center Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program, and Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief of Cardiology, Director of the Sarver Heart Center, in room 5403.  Click here to register.

Program Information:

Tickets for each Event:  Prior registration is required, however it is not necessary to bring a printed ticket to the lecture. This is a free event. 

Parking Information:  Guests may park in the Banner - UMC Tucson Visitor/Patient Parking Garage for this event.  As you exit the garage, please tell the parking attendant that you attended the "Sarver Heart Center lecture" for a free exit. Parking in University of Arizona lots adjacent to the hospital is free after 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

If you have questions concerning access, wish to request a sign language interpreter or accommodations for a disability, please contact Jennifer Bunger at jbunger@shc.arizona.edu or (520) 626-2901.

Did You Miss Our Earlier Lectures?

Click here to watch Facebook Live videos

  • Oct. 25, 2016 - Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What you need to know about atrial fibrillation, Mathew Hutchinson, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program. Read more.
  • Nov. 16, 2016 - Beating Your Odds Against Stroke: An update on prevention, treatments and acting FAST to preserve your brain, Bruce M. Coull, MD, Professor of Neurology & Medicine, in room 8403. Note: a Facebook Live video is available, but the video orientation is sideways due to a staff error of holding the phone camera horizontally vs. vertically. We apologize for the error, but the information is good if you have the patience to put up with the sideways view.

  • Dec. 14, 2016 - Thinking from the Heart: How to protect the brain in patients with heart disease, Lee Ryan, PhD, Professor and Department Chair, College of Science Psychology Department, Director, Cognition and Neuroimaging Laboratory, and Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, Professor and Chief of Cardiology, Director of the Sarver Heart Center, in room 5403.

  • Jan. 18, 2017 - Discovering more ways to cheat death: Resuscitation research, Gordon A. Ewy, MD, Professor Emeritus and Director Emeritus, Sarver Heart Center, and Karl B. Kern, MD, Professor of Medicine and Co-director, Sarver Heart Center, in room 5403.

  • March 15, 2017 - Tracking your health with wearable technology: A look at what's on the drawing board, Marvin J. Slepian, MD, Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and BioMedical Engineering and Director of Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation (ACABI), in room 5403.

  • April 12, 2017 - Sleeping for peak performance and your heart, Michael Grandner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, and Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry, in room 5403.