Plant-based nutrition and how to live to be a great grandparent will be presented by Dr. Katzenberg on Thursday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom East.
Charles Katzenberg, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist who practices at Banner – University Medical Center’s North Campus. After he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at UA College of Medicine in 1982, he went into private practice as co-founder of Pima Heart Associates and was co-director of Pima Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation. He served as medical director of the Tucson Heart Hospital from 1997-2004.
Dr. Katzenberg also served as 2013-14 president of the Pima County Medical Society and has been a board member since 2008. He is also a board member of the Arizona Employer Healthcare Alliance, a member of Physicians for a National Healthcare Program and the American Society for Preventative Cardiology. Among other outside activities, he helped develop Arizona’s first Medicare-approved community cardiac rehabilitation program not in a hospital, cofounded the Fitness and Health Institute of Tucson (FIT) as well as the Heart Series, Arizona’s first intensive cardiac rehabilitation program. In 2010, he formed the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health, focused on coronary heart disease prevention. He volunteers for St. Elizabeth’s Health Center, Clinica Amistad and Mended Hearts.