Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What's On the Drawing Board

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Speaker: Marvin Slepian, MD,

Dr. Slepian is a professor of medicine at the UA Sarver Heart Center, associate department head and professor of biomedical engineering, UA College of Engineering, and director, Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation (ACABI)

Topic:  Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology:  A Look at What's on the Drawing Board

Wearable Technology:  Is it a fad or medical breakthrough? These days, many people are tracking their heart rate and movement to improve their general health. Come hear how UA researchers are developing a new class of materials called stretchable electronics to monitor heart health, wound healing, athletic performance, and more.  Marvin J. Slepian, MD, will share his progress on innovations which will directly impact patient care in the future.                       

Event Series: 
Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Community Lecture Series
March 15, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Event Address: 
1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Event Location: 
Room 5403

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

Parking Information:  Guests may park in the Banner - UMC Tucson Patient/Visitor 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.

Information Tables and Chest-Compression-Only CPR Training will be available beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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