UA Sarver Heart Center and the Heart Series Present, ‘Preventing Heart Disease for 25 Years: What We’ve Learned,’ August 13

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

LECTURE:     Preventing Heart Disease for 25 Years: What We’ve Learned

Discover the seven most important actions you can take to improve your health and prevent heart disease from developing or advancing with Charles Katzenberg, MD, co-founder of The Heart Series and clinical professor of medicine in general cardiology at the UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center North Hills.

Joining Dr. Katzenberg is Edna Silva, RN, co-founder of The Heart Series, and other panelists who are alumni of this biannual, intensive cardiac rehabilitation program, now in its 25th year.

WHEN:         SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.

WHERE:       DuVal Auditorium in Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, 1501 N. Campbell Ave.


Charles Katzenberg, MD, clinical professor of medicine, UA Sarver Heart Center at the College of Medicine – Tucson, and board-certified cardiologist who practices at Banner –University Medical Center’s North Hills Physician Offices.

PANELISTS INCLUDE:  Adina Wingate, director of marketing and public relations at the Pima Council on Aging: “I feel grateful for the Heart Series because the lessons that I learned in the series of 12 classes have given me confidence to make heart-healthy lifestyle changes, reframe how to live every day, and granted me 14 years of improved quality of life.”

Rusty Kothavala: “My participation in The Heart Series has been literally lifesaving. I went from imminent danger of fatality and from multiple, 60 - 80 percent cardiac arterial blockage to now, at age 83, the best health I've enjoyed in decades ... all without surgery!”

COST:           Free

Doors open at 1:30 p.m. To attend the lecture, please enter the UA Health Sciences campus via Banner – University Medical Center Tucson, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. To register online, please visit or If you are unable to register online, please email or call 520-626-2901. Free event parking is available in the Banner – University Medical Center Visitor Parking Garage.

About the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s 150 members include faculty from cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric cardiology, neurology, vascular surgery, radiology, endocrinology, emergency medicine, nursing, pharmacy and basic sciences. The UA Sarver Heart Center emphasizes a highly collaborative research environment, bridging “bench to bedside” research that advances life-saving innovations and patient care. If you would like to give permission for UA Sarver Heart Center to contact you about heart research studies, please complete a Cardiology Research Registry Information Form.

About the University of Arizona Health Sciences

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