Dr. Marvin Slepian, a cardiologist with the UA Sarver Heart Center, will head the Arizona Center for Accelerated Biomedical Innovation, a place where investigators can work with other experienced innovators to flesh out their ideas.
Spencer Cummins was born with multiple heart defects. His parents are grateful to Dr. Scott Klewer, who has overseen Spencer's care since birth.
Apples vs. pears, and six tips to avoid heart attacks. Dr. Lori Mackstaller brought all of that and more Thursday to about 225 people at the second of four Sarver Heart Center lectures in Green Valley.
There are effective resuscitation treatments and systems of care in place in Arizona to maximize survival. For example, 911 dispatchers are trained to help identify cardiac arrest and to guide you on performing chest compressions. EMS rescuers deliver high-performance CPR and transport patients to hospitals that deliver specialized post-cardiac arrest care. The net result of this coordinated system is a quadrupling of survival to hospital discharge in Arizona since 2004.
Join the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center on Saturday, Feb. 7, for an interactive, informative day of heart-healthy presentations, screenings and activities.
Catherine MacDonald is manager of cardiology research.
'Tis the season to "over-do it." Too much food, to much drinking, too much fun, can lead to health worries. Over-eating can lead to some serious stress, with some people wondering "is it heartburn, or am I having a heart attack?"
Catherine MacDonald, BSN, MBA, joined the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson as manager of cardiology research.
Green Valley Lecture Series with cardiologist from the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center In cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.