Stroke Research

The risks for cerebral vascular and peripheral vascular diseases are the same as the risks for coronary artery disease. Several Sarver Heart Center members are interested in traditional and newer risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.

Feinberg Endowed Chair

Leslie Ritter, PhD, RN, professor of nursing at the UA College of Nursing and neurology at the UA College of Medicine and the UA Sarver Heart Center’s William M. Feinberg, MD, Endowed Chair for Stroke Research, focuses on research to minimize the effects of inflammation on brain injury in patients with stroke.