The Center for Prevention of Heart and Vascular Disease will host its first 2013 event on Wednesday, April 17th. The evening will be moderated by Cardiology Chief, Dr. Jeffrey Olgin and will feature presentations by faculty members Dr. Rahul Deo and Dr. Zian Tseng. Both Deo and Tseng will discuss their research and clinical experience with sudden cardiac death followed by time for audience questions.
Often a frightening and misunderstood pheomena, sudden cardiac death has recently received considerable media coverage concerning its potential association with the use of electric stun guns (and "tasers") by law enforcement as well as research suggesting that it may be significantly more common among certain groups, such as those living with HIV.
Don't miss what promises to be a lively and enlightening evening beginning with hosted hors d'oeuvres and wine at 6:30PM on the first floor of the CVRI Building at 555 Mission Blvd. South, San Francisco, CA 94158.
Space is limited, so please RSVP by contacting Annie Roeser, at ARoeser@support.ucsf.edu, (415) 476-5074. Valet parking will be provided.
Videos of previous Prevention Center live educational seminars can be viewed in their entirety online.