UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What’s On the Drawing Board,’ March 16

Friday, March 3, 2017

LECTURE:    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. Learn how University of Arizona 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 that directly will impact patient care in the future.

(The presentation is part of the UA Sarver Heart Center’s Green Valley Lecture Series, in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.)

WHEN:          THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 10 A.M.

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


Marvin J. Slepian, MD, 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).


COST:            Free

No reservation required. Refreshments provided. For more information about the UA Sarver Heart Center, please visit



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