Press Releases

11/16/17 Elizabeth Juneman, MD; Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD; Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS
Karl B. Kern, MD
11/08/17
Karl B. Kern, MD, chair of AHA CPR Guidelines Committee More people will survive cardiac arrest if emergency medical dispatchers give chest compression-only CPR instructions over the phone and if infants and children receive chest compressions with rescue breaths.
UA Sarver Heart Center Presents ‘Heart of Women’s Health’ Luncheon, Nov. 3
10/17/17
UA Sarver Heart Center faculty members Drs. Elizabeth Juneman, Khadijah Breathett and Nancy K. Sweitzer, among others will share why women need to go beyond the “bikini” view of women’s health.
UA Health Sciences Faculty Members, Programs and Banner – UMC Tucson Recognized as `Influential Health and Medical Leaders’
10/06/17
University of Arizona Health Sciences-affiliated faculty members and its clinical partner, Banner– University Medical Center Tucson were recently announced the winners of Tucson Local Media's annual Influential Health and Medical Leaders Awards.
UA Sarver Heart Center and Banner – University Medical Center Welcome Three Cardiologists
10/05/17
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center added three cardiologists to its faculty this summer. All provide patient care at Banner – University Medical Centers in Tucson.
UA Team Tackles Better Brain Health
09/05/17
A trial will look at whether a naturally occurring compound, known as angiotensin 1-7, relieves cognitive deficits after heart bypass. The UA collaborators include a cardiologist, a physiologist and a psychologist.
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