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Check Your Heart​

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. But it’s preventable. And once you know your risk for heart disease, you can help manage it.

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute has teamed up with the American Heart Association and the Pittsburgh Penguins® to encourage you to Check Your Heart!

Heart and Vascular Institute Webinar Series

Access our library of free, recorded webinars featuring experts from the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.

Topics include:

  • Heart disease risk factors
  • Understanding your blood pressure
  • Heart health disparities
  • Women's cardiology

Check out the webinars below to catch up on your heart health education.

A.J. Conrad Smith, MD, an interventional cardiologist at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and the associate chief of cardiology for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Division of Cardiology, discusses the connections between race and heart disease.

Kashif Chaudhry, MD, a cardiology and electrophysiology specialist at UPMC Williamsport, provides information about identifying heart rhythm disorders and the treatment options we offer.

Join UPMC cardiologists Michael Bosak, MD, and Ashley Zinda, DO, for a heart-healthy cooking demonstration. Learn nutritional tips and ingredients to try in your kitchen.

Join Genevieve Everett-Sigwalt, MD, of UPMC Altoona for an overview of atrial fibrillation, a common and treatable heart condition characterized by an irregular heartbeat.

Kelly Hayes, MD, and Paul Speer, MD at UPMC Hamot, discuss the importance of identifying and managing high blood pressure following childbirth, a condition that can lead to serious complications.

Hani Alkhatib, MD, from UPMC Western Maryland shares information about innovative treatment options for patients who undergo heart valve repair.

Experts Melissa Brown, PsyD, Attila Devenyi, MD, Amr Morsi, MD, and Adam Seitz, MD, come together to discuss children’s health and how weight can affect their overall wellness.

Saul Silver, MD, discusses coronary artery disease risk factors and prevention, as well as the impact of COVID-19 on people with this heart condition.

Join Beth Piccione, MD, interim president of UPMC Jameson, for an informative discussion about heart disease risk factors in women.

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