The August Wellness Lecture at the Arizona Senior Academy Wednesday (Aug. 17) will focus on cardiovascular health and treatments. The speaker, Dr. Joseph Chambers, is a cardiologist at Tucson’s Carondelet Heart and Vascular Institute located at St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Open to the public free of charge, the lecture will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Great Room of the ASA Building, 13715 E. Langtry Lane.
Dr. Chambers obtained his B.S. degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and his medical degree from Southern Illinois University in Springfield. He completed his residency in Adult Internal Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and an Adult Cardiology fellowship at the Texas Heart Institute.
His professional activities since 1995 include more than eight years of Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular services in Kansas, with academic appointments at the University of Kansas Department of Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Wichita State University.
In addition to practicing medicine, Chambers co-hosted a weekly radio and television program on cardiovascular health. He joined the Carondelet Specialist Group in 2011.
His work includes consultative, invasive and interventional cardiology services; as well as diagnostic and interventional peripheral vascular services. He is board certified in Adult Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.
Written by H. Deon Holt, Academy Village Volunteer