Press Releases

UA Sarver Heart Center and the Heart Series Present, ‘Preventing Heart Disease for 25 Years: What We’ve Learned,’ August 13
08/01/17
Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty member Charles Katzenberg, MD, and panelists who will discuss the findings of 25 years of heart disease prevention through The Heart Series
Dr. Nancy Sweitzer Named Editor-in-Chief of Circulation: Heart Failure
06/27/17
Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, director of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center and chief of cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson, is the new editor-in-chief of ‘Circulation: Heart Failure,’ a scientific journal of the American Heart Association.
UA Sarver Heart Center Director Inducted into the Association of University Cardiologists
05/22/17
Elected by her peers in academic cardiology, Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, was inducted into the organization led by leaders in American cardiology research.
When it comes to women’s health, should we be looking more deeply into matters of a women’s chest, not just the breast?
05/15/17
Dr. Elizabeth Juneman discusses heart disease in women during Women's Health Wee Consider the statistics: 1 in 3 women will die from cardiovascular disease, compared with 1 in 31 who will die from breast cancer. Heart disease doesn’t discriminate; it is the leading cause of death whether you’re black, white or Latina.
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Right Treatment, Right Person, Right Time: Progress in Precision Cardiovascular Care,’ May 17
05/09/17
Join UA Sarver Heart Center faculty for a community lecture to learn about human "disease in a dish," induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology that has the potential to completely change cardiovascular medicine in terms of understanding individual variation, underlying disease mechanisms, transforming and personalizing drug discovery and targeting treatments.
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Sleeping for Peak Performance and Your Heart,’ April 12
04/06/17
Michael Grandner, PhD, will provide an update on research that shows the links between optimal sleep duration, quality, and timing on heart health, heart-healthy behaviors and physical performance.
A Cardiologist's Inside Look at Cardiovascular Health, Inflammation and Arthritis Subject of UA Arthritis Center Lecture, April 5
03/29/17
Free and open to the public, the lecture by Charles A. Katzenberg, MD, will explore the arthritis-cardiovascular connection.
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What’s On the Drawing Board,’ March 15
03/09/17
Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What’s On the Drawing Board
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What’s On the Drawing Board,’ March 16
03/03/17
Tracking Your Health with Wearable Technology: A Look at What’s On the Drawing Board
Nancy K. Sweitzer
02/08/17
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents `Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation,’ Feb. 16
02/02/17
The presentation is part of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s Green Valley Lecture Series, in cooperation with Green Valley Recreation, Inc.
Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Resuscitation Research: More Ways to Cheat Death,’ Jan. 18
01/10/17
On Jan. 18, Karl B. Kern, MD, and Gordon A. Ewy, MD, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, on the Resuscitation Research Group’s history and continued progress to improve care for sudden cardiac arrest patients.
UA Researchers Go the Distance for Fluid Analysis Via Sweat
12/06/16
A first-of-its-kind wearable sensor, tested at the El Tour de Tucson endurance cycling event in 2015, measures biomarkers to reveal the body's response to exercise.
Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Thinking from the Heart: How to Protect the Brain in Patients with Heart Disease,’ Dec. 14
12/05/16
On Dec. 14, Lee Ryan, PhD, professor and department chair, UA College of Science, Department of Psychology, and Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, professor and chief of cardiology and director of the UA Sarver Heart Center, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series. This talk will focus on heart disease, memory and cognition.
Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: “Beating Your Odds Against Stroke: An update on prevention, treatments and acting FAST to preserve your brain”
11/08/16
On November 16, Bruce Coull, MD, professor of neurology, will present a community lecture, part of Sarver Heart Center’s 30th Anniversary Lecture Series, focused on stroke treatment and prevention.
09/26/16
Heart Disease and Sleep: Expert Panel Reports That Both Duration and Quality May Impact Heart Health
09/21/16
In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.
UA Sarver Heart Center 30th Anniversary Lecture Series: ‘Keeping Your Heart in Sync: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation’ - New Date! Now Oct. 25
09/16/16
Dr. Mathew Hutchinson will provide an update on atrial fibrillation on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in DuVal Auditorium.
09/15/16
Banner – UMC Tucson Ranked Among Nation’s ‘Best Hospitals’
08/02/16
And Best in Tucson Metro Area, says U.S. News & World Report
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center welcomes Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, as the new director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson. Board certified in cardiovascular disease
07/19/16
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center welcomes Mathew D. Hutchinson, MD, as the new director of the Cardiac Electrophysiology Program in the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine - Tucson.
Dr. Gregorio named Vice Dean for Innovation and Development for UA College of Medicine – Tucson
05/10/16
Carol Gregorio, PhD, has been appointed vice dean for innovation and development in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson (COM-T), effective May 9.
Women with Heart Disease Often Don’t Realize It
05/05/16
Research shows that women and health-care professionals both have difficulty recognizing symptoms of heart disease in women, which can lead to delayed treatment and incorrect diagnoses, says University of Arizona nursing professor Anne Rosenfeld.
How the Gut Microbiome May be Key in Post-Surgery Organ Failure after Heart Surgery in Children
05/02/16
Although pediatric heart surgery techniques have improved over the years, children with CHD often have a high rate of organ failure after surgery. This study will explore the role of the gut in determining post-operative outcomes after repair of congenital heart defects in infants and children.
UA Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Health Advocate Wanda Moore Says Knowledge is Power in Regard to Heart Disease
04/18/16
April is National Minority Health Month and the UA Sarver Heart Center Community Coalition for Heart Health Education, a minority outreach program, works year-round to raise awareness of heart health disparities.