Green Valley Lecture - A Conversation About Heart Valve Disease

Thursday, March 21, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Event Location: 

Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley

TUCSON, Ariz. – The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center will continue its 36th annual Green Valley Lecture Series on Thursday, March 21st, at 10 a.m., with “A Conversation About Heart Valve Disease,” presented by Arka Chatterjee, MD.

The UArizona Sarver Heart Center Green Valley Lecture Series is offered in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc. Lectures are at the Canoa Hills Social Center, 3660 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley. The lecture series is free and open to everyone, and includes time for questions and answers. No reservation is required. Refreshments are provided.

Dr. Chatterjee will provide an overview of heart valve disease risk factors and open a forum for questions from the audience. 

Dr. Chatterjee is a member of the Sarver Heart Center and an associate professor of medicine at the College of Medicine - Tucson. He practices at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, specializing in structural, valvular disease, and interventional cardiology and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures.

Upcoming Green Valley Lectures include:

Feb. 22 – “Optimizing Cardiac Health: Preventing Heart Disease,” Ravi Vuthoori, MD, an interventional cardiologist who joined the team at the Sarver Heart Center in 2023. 

March 21 – “A Conversation About Heart Valve Disease,” Arka Chatterjee, MD, associate professor of medicine at the College of Medicine - Tucson, medical director of the Structural Heart Program at Banner University Medical Center - Tucson, and associate program director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program. He practices at Banner - UMC Tucson. 

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About the Sarver Heart Center
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center's 160 members include faculty from cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, neurology, vascular surgery, radiology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, nursing, pharmacy and basic sciences. The UArizona Sarver Heart Center emphasizes a highly collaborative research environment, fostering innovative translational or "bench-to-bedside" research; dedicated to innovating lifesaving patient care. If you would like to give permission for Sarver Heart Center to contact you about heart research studies, please complete a Cardiology Research Registry Information Form. The academic mission of the Sarver Heart Center encompasses for fellowship programs in cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, and electrophysiology. 

Event Coordinator: 
Cara Deery
Event Contact Department: 
Sarver Heart Center