Faculty: Research

Equipped with several state-of-the-art research laboratories, Sarver Heart Center recruits world-class faculty and researchers to help in the discovery of the scientific advances of the future under the Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program.

Vice Dean for Innovation and Development, University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Professor of Molecular, Cell Biology and Anatomy;
Co-Director, and Luxford/Schoolcraft Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Research, UA Sarver Heart Center
Director, UA Sarver Heart Center Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program
(520) 626-8113 | gregorio@u.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Radiology
(520) 626-5332 | maltbach@email.arizona.edu
The Critical Path Institute, Associate Director, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics
(301) 762-7650 | manthony@c-path.org
Professor of Cellullar and Molecular Medicine
Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
(520) 626-6382 | pba@u.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Chemistry
(520) 621-6338 | aspinwal@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-6264 | abaldwin@u.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine - Tucson, Division of Cardiology
Heart Failure Specialist, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Cardiac Transplantation Team, Banner - University Medical Center Tucson
(520) 626-2301 | kbreathett@shc.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Pathology
(520) 626-6827 | mmbriehl@email.arizona.edu
Professor, Dept. of Physiology/Pharmacology
Chair, Graduate Interdisciplinary Program
(520) 626-7702 | brooksh@email.arizona.edu
Research Professor of Physiology & Surgery
(520) 626-6833 | jburt@u.arizona.edu
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine
(520) 626-9126 | qchen@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
(520) 621-5485 | zcohen@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
520-626-6084 | bcolson@email.arizona.edu
Research Specialist, Cardiology
(520) 626-1850 | behrooz@u.arizona.edu
Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy, BIO5 Institute
(520) 626-4901 | tdoetsch@u.arizona.edu
Research Assistant Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-6740 | ekvitori@email.arizona.edu
The Gladys E Sorensen Endowed Professor (College of Nursing)
(520) 626-4970 | mfaulkner@nursing.arizona.edu
Research Associate Professor of Medicine
(520) 626-3242 | jfunk@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Radiology & Optical Sciences
(520) 626-4720 | gmitro@radiology.arizona.edu
Professor of Nutritional Sciences; Research Director, Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition
(520) 621-4705 | going@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2167 | rjgonzal@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology/Anatomy
(520) 626-6569 | gore@u.arizona.edu
Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the UA College of Medicine- Tucson
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Psychology, Nutritional Sciences
(520) 626-6336 | grandner@email.arizona.edu
Director of the Sleep and Health Research Program in the Department of Psychiatry at the UA College of Medicine- Tucson
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Psychiary
Assistant Professor of Psychology
(520) 626-6336 | grandner@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Physiolofical Sciences
Allan & Alfie Norville Endowed Chair for Heart Disease in Women Research
BIO5 Institute
(520) 626-3641 | granzier@email.arizona.edu
Professor Emeritus, Physiology
(520) 626-7559 | jfgross@u.arizona.edu
Chair, Harrington Dept of Bioengineering
(480) 965-3676 | guilbeau@asu.edu
Professor; Dean, College of Public Health
(520) 626-5664 | ihakim@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2139 | taben.hale@arizona.edu
Professor of Nutritional Sciences & Biochemistry
(520) 621-7239 | hartshor@ag.arizona.edu
Research Scientist
(520) 626-8711 | mhashemzadeh@shc.arizona.edu
Regents Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2100 | haussler@u.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Surgical Biology
(520) 626-1913 | rheimark@u.arizona.edu
Biochemistry (Retired Research Scholar)
mheller@u.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology
(520) 621-4104 | ejhenrik@email.arizona.edu
Retired Director, CPR Research Lab
hilwig@u.arizona.edu
Associate Professor, Arizona Research Labs
(520) 626-5273 | jhoying@u.arizona.edu
Professor Emeritus, Pharmacology
(520) 626-7843 | huxtable@u.arizona.edu
Professor of Nursing
(520) 626-6220 | insel@email.arizona.edu
Associate Professor, College of Nursing
(520) 626-8768 | jcrist@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Veterinary specialist, University Animal Care
(520) 621-3483 | pauladj@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice-Science
520-626-1447 | karnes@pharmacy.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Physiology, Biomedical Engineering, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Nutritional Sciences, Physiological Sciences
(520) 626-6578 | konhilas@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy
(520) 626-9370 | pkrieg@u.arizona.edu
Research Assistant Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-6833 | kurjiaka@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Psychiatry
(520) 626-2154 | lane@u.arizona.edu
Director, Circulatory Sciences, Graduate Perfusion Education
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
(520) 626-6494 | dflarson@u.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, University of Utah College of Health
(801) 581-7419 | paul.lastayo@health.utah.edu
Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences
(520) 626-8903 | limesand@ag.arizona.edu
Regent’s Professor, Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
(928) 523-7524 | stan.lindstedt@nau.edu
Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-2639 | lohman@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
(520) 626-2472 | rlynch@u.arizona.edu
Director, UA Center for Disparities in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
(520) 626-6453 | mandarino@email.arizona.edu
Professor Emeritus of Anatomy
(520) 626-6084 | mccuskey@u.arizona.edu
Professor of CT Surgery & Physiology
(520) 626-2329 | pmcdonag@u.arizona.edu
Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
(520) 621-1884 | montfort@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Pharmacology
(520) 626-4451 | nolan@pharmacy.arizona.edu
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Radiology
(520) 626-6834 | rolafsso@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Neurology and Nursing
William M. Feinberg Endowed Chair for Stroke Research
(520) 626-7683 | lritter@nursing.arizona.edu
Professor of Psychology
(520) 621-7458 | michaelr@email.arizona.edu
Associate Dean of Research
Professor, Nursing, University of Arizona College of Nursing.
(520) 626-4947 | anner@email.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychology
(520) 621-2177 | JohnRuiz@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
(520) 626-2326 | rrunyan@email.arizona.edu
Dean, College of Pharmacy
Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor, Medicine
520-626-1657 | schnell@pharmacy.arizona.edu
Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-4513 | secomb@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Science & Microbiology
(520) 626-6087 | selmin@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
(520) 626-8025 | shahar@email.arizona.edu
Research Assistant Professor of Pathology
(520) 626-1703 | sjq@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Psychology
(520) 621-1867 | varda@email.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Physiology
(520) 621-9778 | amsimon@email.arizona.edu
Technical Director, Banner University Medical Center - Tucson Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
(520) 694-6455 | rsmith@artheart.org
Research Professor, Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2148 | cstand@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2107 | standley@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Steven M. Gootter Endowed Chair for the Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death
520-626-8001 | jtardiff@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Public Health
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, University of Arizona College of Public Health
(520) 321-7777 | taren@email.arizona.edu
Associate Professor, UA College of Nursing
(520) 626-4881 | rtaylor@nursing.arizona.edu
Professor of Health Promotion Sciences, College of Public Health, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Medicine
Director of the Canyon Ranch Center of Prevention & Health Promotion
(520) 626-1565 | cthomson@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Research Scientist
(520) 626-8467 | davidthorpe@email.arizona.edu
Professor Emeritus of Physiology
(520) 621-6992 | tipton@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Research Scientist, Pharmacology; Director, Proteomics – Toxicology Center
(520) 626-5461 | tsaprailis@email.arizona.edu
Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
(520) 626-6801 | evarga@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology
(520) 621-7563 | samward@email.arizona.edu
Research Professor of Public Health
(520) 626-2850 | rwatson@email.arizona.edu
Assistant Professor of Radiology, Optical Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
(520) 626-0346 | rwitte@radiology.arizona.edu
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Pharmacology
President and Founder, CredibleMeds Worldwide, Inc.
(520) 989-0900 | RWoosley@azcert.org
Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-4253 | shwright@email.arizona.edu
Associate Professor of Nursing
(520) 626-4305 | shufen@nursing.arizona.edu
Associate Vice President for Translational Health Sciences
Chief, Division of Translational Regenerative Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Physiology
(520) 626-6453 | jasonyuan@email.arizona.edu
Postdoctoral Research Associate of Public Health
(520) 626-6001 | szibadi@email.arizona.edu
UA College of Medicine - Phoenix Campus
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2167 | rjgonzal@email.arizona.edu
Chair, Harrington Dept of Bioengineering
(480) 965-3676 | guilbeau@asu.edu
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2139 | taben.hale@arizona.edu
Regents Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2100 | haussler@u.arizona.edu
Research Professor, Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2148 | cstand@email.arizona.edu
Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
(602) 827-2107 | standley@email.arizona.edu