Doc Talks: Leading edge health information from leading experts.
The Tucson community is invited to a series of free evening lectures in March on important health topics presented by physician specialists of Banner – University Medicine and the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson.
AM I HAVING A HEART ATTACK? A HEART-TO-HEART ABOUT HEART DISEASE
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6
Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the UA Sarver Heart Center and professor and chief of the division of cardiology in the UA Department of Medicine, will discuss heart disease risk factors, how to reduce them, and how doctors evaluate patients with chest pain.
She also will discuss why people with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms should not minimize the cause or delay seeking treatment.
SKIN CANCER: WHAT ARIZONANS NEED TO KNOW
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13
Dermatologist Clara Curiel-Lewandrowski, MD, is director of the Multidisciplinary Cutaneous Oncology Program and Pigmented Lesion Clinic at the UA Skin Cancer Institute and a member of the UA Cancer Center.
She will discuss the diagnosis of skin cancer and the latest treatment advances and answer your questions about this common affliction in Southern Arizona.
WHEN BRAINS COLLIDE: CONCUSSIONS IN SPORTS
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20
Sports medicine physicians Carl Dain Allred, MD, of the UA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Holly Beach, MD, of the UA Department of Family and Community Medicine, will discuss signs and symptoms of concussion, the role of baseline testing, latest treatments and long-term effects of concussion.
ONE OF A KIND: HOW MEDICINE CAN BE TAILORED FOR YOU
5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27
UA Professor Andreas Theodorou, MD, is a principal investigator in the All of Us Research Program, a landmark effort to gather data from one million Americans to accelerate research and improve health. Learn how the University of Arizona and Banner Health are spearheading this research, and how you can play a part in revolutionizing medicine.