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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.

Heart News

Onward to a Healthy Retirement - Katie Maass is Retiring from Sarver Heart Center


Katie Maass reviews the heart healthy messages she learned during her 12 years of exemplary service as the director of communications at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. An in-person and virtual reception is planned Monday, January 24, from 3 - 5 p.m., room 4137.

Dr. John Ruiz appointed to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


A highly collaborative member of the Sarver Heart Center, Dr. Ruiz studies cardiovascular behavioral medicine and conducts extensive research into racial disparities in preventable diseases.

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.