• Using precision medicine to bridge bench to bedside.

The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

Thanks to generous support from visionary donors, extremely dedicated faculty and staff, and new collaborations bridging work and faculty between the UArizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix, 2020 was a very successful year for the heart center.

Innovating. Life-Saving. Patient Care.

Heart News

Dr. Julia Indik Honored with the 2021 Laennec Master Clinician Award


“As I look over the list of past honorees, I’m overwhelmed,” said Dr. Indik. “During the past 20 years, the idea of ‘bedside’ cardiology has changed so much, particularly the way technology is incorporated into patient care and diagnostics,” she said.

Assessing Usefulness of Genetic Information in Heart Disease Care


Dr. Joseph Alpert is leading an observational study with the goals of helping the physician in the diagnosis process, minimizing the rate of adverse drug effects, and increasing patient engagement and satisfaction with treatment.

Minority Outreach Program Chair Honored with Founders Award


Wanda F Moore, who expanded community education and outreach activities to include underserved minority communities, is the 2021 recipient of Greater Tucson Leadership’s Founders Award.