Upcoming Events

From approaching conferences to our annual Run for Your Life charity run/walk, here’s a list of upcoming events at the Iowa Heart Center Foundation.

  • Walk With A Doc (WWAD) Jun 27, 2018 | Iowa Heart Center Fort Dodge Office

    The Iowa Heart Foundation will host "Walk With a Doc" walking events to take a step towards better health at 12:00 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month (May through October)starting at the Unity Point Health-Trinity Regional Medical Center front door at 802 Kenyon Road in Fort Dodge.  This free event, which is part of a nationally recognized community walking program, will be led by an Iowa Heart Center provider.

    Walkers will enjoy a refreshing, rejuvenating walk in the neighborhood surrounding the Unity Point Health Center.  Water will be available.  The event is open to all ages with parking at the Health Center.

    The Walk With A Doc (WWAD) events will be scheduled from May through October at the Fort Dodge location on the second Thursday of each month.  Future dates at each Iowa Heart Center location will be announced by the Iowa Heart Foundation at www.iowaheartfoundation.org and on the Walk With A Doc website at www.walkwithadoc.org.

    Contact: Cindy Conroy, Iowa Heart Foundation Program Coordinator at (515) 633-3555 or Jessica Smith, Wellness Services and Diabetes Center at Unity Point-Trinity Regional Medical Center at (515) 574-6187

  • Walk With A Doc (WWAD) Jul 06, 2018 | Iowa Heart Center Ames office

    The Iowa Heart Foundation will host "Walk With A Doc" walking events to take a step towards better health at 7:30 a.m. the first Friday of the month (April - October) at the Iowa Heart Center Office in Ames at 1816 Philadelphia St. This free event, which is part of a nationally recognized community walking program, will be led by Dr. Denise Sorrentino and Dr. Rakshak Sarda of the Iowa Heart Center. 

    Walkers will enjoy a rejuvenating walk in the wonderful Iowa springtime weather.  Bottled water will be available.  The event is open to all ages.

    Dr. Sorrentino, an Iowa Heart Center Cardiologist, will provide a brief health-related discussion and will participate in the walk.  She and Dr. Sarda will be available to answer questions and encourage participants. 

    WWAD is a national non-profit organization with a mission to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages and reverse the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle in order to improve the health and well-being of the country.  Future walk dates at other locations will be announced by the Iowa Heart Foundation at www.iowaheartfoundation.org and on the Walk With a Doc website at www.walkwithadoc.org.

    Contact information:   Sandi Stogdill at (515) 232-2500.

  • 11th Annual Run For Your Life Aug 25, 2018 | Des Moines Water Works Park

    SAVE THE DATE for the 11th annual Run For Your Life run/walk event. This year's event will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Des Moines Water Works Park. Early bird registration $30 when registered by 4 pm August 15th--registration after 4:00 p.m. August 16 is $40.  Youth registration (ages 5-14) is $20. 

    Proceeds support placement of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) in Iowa communities--100 AEDs have been placed in the past ten years!  Donors or those collecting donations of at least $100 will receive a medal.  Donate or collect donations of at least $250 and be entered into drawing at the event.

    Schedule of Events:

    7:00 - 7:45 a.m.     Packet Pick-up/On-site registration

    8:00 a.m.                10K /5K runs begin

    8:05 a.m.                   5K/ 2 mile walks begin (non-competitive)

    Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age and gender group for the 10K and 5K runs.  14& under (5K only), 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+.

    All youth ages 14 & under will receive a medal for participating.

    The Carlisle Cheer Squad will be special guests again in 2018!

    Electronic timing chips will be used in the 10K/ 5K races.

    AED Access For All volunteers will demonstrate Hands-Only CPR and use of an AED.

    On-line registration is now available at www.getmeregistered.com.

    Brochures  available by contacting the Iowa Heart Center Foundation office at 515-633-3555 or email cconroy@iowaheart.com.

  • 10th Annual Fall Conference Nov 03, 2018 | Iowa Heart Center West Des Moines Office

    SAVE THE DATE!  The 10th annual Fall Conference will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. -- 12:00 p.m. at the Iowa Heart Center West Des Moines office.   This conference will offer continuing education for nurses , medical assistants , and EMS providers . 

    Registration is $20 with seating limited to 55 attendees. The brochure will be available in September. You may contact Cindy at (515) 633-3555 or cconroy@iowaheart.com to receive a copy by mail or email.

  • 28th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference Feb 02, 2019 | Ron Pearson Center, West Des Moines

    SAVE THE DATE!  Join us at the 28th Annual Cardiovascular Today Conference on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Ron Pearson Center (formerly known as Hy-Vee Conference Center) in West Des Moines! This conference will increase the knowledge of diagnosing, treating and preventing cardiovascular disease through a variety of lectures, panel discussions, concurrent sessions, and exhibits aimed at physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, radiology technologists, medical coders, medical assistants, EMS providers and sonographers.

    On-line registration will be available beginning in early December, 2018. 

    The brochure may viewed via this website or you may request  a copy be mailed to your attention in mid-December by calling (515) 633-3555 or sending a request to cconroy@iowaheart.com.