Green Valley Lecture Series & Healthy Heart Day 2015

Green Valley Lecture Series 2014-2015

Each lecture is 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley.


Dec.18 Getting to the Heart of Good Food.

Charles Katzenberg, MD, clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, encourages his patients to walk toward a plant-based diet and run away from the SAD (Standard American Diet).

Jan.15 Confused by the Latest Heart News? Sort it out here.

Lori Mackstaller, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine and the Edwin J. Brach Foundation/Hazel and Bertram Brodie Endowed Lecturer for Heart Disease in Women at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, provides an update on recent heart health news and recommends questions you should discuss with your doctor.

Feb. 19 Going with the Flow: Catheter-based Therapy for Your Heart.

Hoang Thai, MD, associate professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Southern Arizona Veteran’s Health Care System, explains how new heart procedures enable cardiologists to bypass the surgery suite to open arterial blood flow and repair heart valves using catheters vs. open-heart surgery.

March 19 An Update on Options for Treating Atrial Fibrillation.

Peter Ott, MD, associate professor of clinical medicine and the Peter Ott, MD Endowed Chair of Electrophysiology at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, discusses stroke prevention, determining the right anticoagulation medicine for you and new options for patients who can’t tolerate anti-coagulants.

For more information, please visit the “Events” section on the UA Sarver Heart Center website:


Treat Yourself to Healthy Heart Day 2015

Join us Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson for an interactive day focused on preventing heart disease and stroke and living healthy with cardiovascular disease. Health screenings, light breakfast, tai chi, laughter yoga, nutrition information, heart-health updates and a healthy lunch are just some of what we’ll offer – a great value at $35 per person. Check our webpage for more details and registration information – or call 520-626-4146.