Dr. Joseph Chambers
Dr. Joseph Chambers

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

More Info on attending an event
Academy Village is an active-adult community located off Old Spanish Trail six miles southeast of Saguaro National Park East. Its residents support the Arizona Senior Academy, a non-profit charitable organization whose mission includes offering free concerts and lectures to the public.

These events are held in the Great Room of The ASA Building adjacent to the Academy Village Community Center. Due to the popularity of cultural events, non-residents who wish to ensure priority seating are advised to make reservations by email at info@arizonasenioracademy.org or by phone at (520) 647-0980. To learn more about the Academy, go to www.asa-tucson.org.

Parking for visitors is in the lot behind the Community Center. All parking spaces in front of the Academy building are reserved.

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