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National Wear Red Day Event
Date: Friday, Feb. 6, 2009
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:

CARE/Crawley Building


Description:

The University of Cincinnati, University Hospital and UC Physicians are collaborating with the American Heart Association (AHA) to celebrate National Wear Red Day.

  

The day will feature a full schedule of activities including:

 

  • Free heart health screenings—blood pressure and cholesterol checks—for students, faculty and staff in the CARE/Crawley atrium from 9 a.m. to noon and in the UC Recreation Center lobby from 1 to 4 p.m. These screenings will be conducted by University Hospital and UC Physicians medical staff and College of Nursing students.
  • A Go RED Group Photo at 11:45 a.m. for all students, faculty and staff who wear red.
  • A brown bag luncheon and talk at noon, “Love Your Heart: The Truth About Women and Heart Disease,” featuring Stephanie Dunlap, MD, a cardiologist with UC Physicians. 
  • A presentation for clinical faculty and staff by Mehmet Cilingiroglu, MD, an interventional cardiologist, and Walter Merrill, MD, a cardiac surgeon, featuring Misty Walterman’s case. Walterman is a heart attack survivor who underwent an emergency C-section and triple by-pass surgery at University Hospital.
  • A “Who Wears Red Best” contest. Photos can be e-mailed to healthnews@uc.edu. Prizes include:
    • Faculty/staff category—free one-month membership to the UC Recreation Center.
    • Student category—free fitness assessment.
    • Group category—$10 gas cards.
  • Registration tables for the AHA’s Mini-Marathon and Heart Walk, scheduled for March 29.
  • A free gift for all participants who wear red.

For more information:

Contact Katie Pence at (513) 558-4561 or katie.pence@uc.edu

Related Links:

http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=1200000

Fees:

Free and open to all UC, University Hospital and UC Physicians employees and students.



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