• 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

Sarver Heart Center Investigator Awards Possible with Donor Support


“Our generous donors ensure the Sarver Heart Center Investigator Award Program continues to thrive," said Dr. Nancy K. Sweitzer. The competitive research projects for 2020-2021 focus on advancing knowledge in the areas of heart muscle development and interventions, including cardiomyopathies, sudden cardiac arrest, congenital heart disease and stroke.

UArizona Health Sciences Faculty Elected Senior Members of National Academy of Inventors


Drs. Meredith Hay and May Khanna are being recognized by the National Academy of Inventors for their dedication to advancing research technologies.

UArizona Health Sciences Excels in Latest Blue Ridge Rankings on NIH Funding


Increases in total National Institutes of Health funding have led to higher rankings for several colleges and departments.