1st anniversary celebration of UCSF Asian Heart & Vascular Center

WHAT:

UCSF Asian Heart & Vascular Center first anniversary celebration

WHEN: 

May 10, 2007 (Thursday)

5:00 - 5:30 pm: Press Briefing

5:30 - 7:30 pm: Program

WHERE:

UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center

1600 Divisadero Street (between Post & Sutter)

Herbst Hall, Second Floor

San Francisco

WHY:

UCSF Medical Center opened the Asian Heart &Vascular Center to address the disparity of care of these diseases in the Asian community. Over the past year, the program’s outreach has been able to promote the awareness of cardiovascular disease and stroke, reaching thousands of people within the Chinese and Asian communities.

INTERVIEW, PHOTO AND VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES:
UCSF clinicians, community leaders

MEDIA CONTACT:


Kristen Bole, UCSF News Office, 415-476-2557.

ABOUT UCSF:

UCSF is a leading university that advances health worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences and health professions, and providing complex patient care.