Go Red Events
Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is lighted in red for the month of February, to show support for women's cardiovascular health.
Jan. 31: Go Red Building Lighting Ceremony
Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
We'll be lighting the Cardiovascular Center red in honor of Go Red for Women. All are invited. Coffee and desserts will be served. The event is free, but registration is required.
Feb. 7: Free Public Seminar: Focus on Women's Heart Health
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Moores Cancer Center, Comer Commons (driving directions)
Many women think of heart disease is a man's problem, but heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Dr. Lori Daniels, cardiologist and associate professor of medicine, will educate women on the signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women. She will also talk about prevention and heart-healthy living.
Heart Health Numbers
- 70 – Number of heart beats per minute in an average man; it’s 78 for average woman
- 2.5 billion – Number of heartbeats over an average lifetime
- 60,000 – Miles of blood vessels in human body
- 1 – Speed, in miles per hour, of oxygenated blood leaving heart
- 6 – Number of seconds it takes for blood to travel from the heart to toes and back
The audience can ask questions during this informal presentation, which is part of the ongoing Focus on Health series. All seminars are open to the public and free of charge, although registration is required. Light refreshments will be served, and parking for this event is free.
Feb. 8: Go Red for Women Luncheon (American Heart Association)
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
Take your seat at the table with men and women who have come together in the fight against heart disease in women. Hear their survivor stories, learn how heart disease affects a family, and how you can help stop heart disease in our lifetime. Share our mission to fight the No. 1 killer of women.
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Feb. 14: Go Red Employee Lunch & Learn
11:45 – 1 p.m.
UC San Diego Medical Center - Hillcrest, Auditorium
Health System employees, join CEO Paul Viviano and Dr. Lori Daniels for an educational Lunch & Learn about heart disease in women, which can be different than men. This event is open to all UC San Diego Health System employees. RSVP by Feb. 10 to reserve your lunch.