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Fiona Wong, a predoctoral trainee at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, recently received a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA).
More than a dozen researchers with the Sarver Heart Center, including five investigator award recipients, participated in the 2023 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Research Day held on March 29, 2023. The daylong event gathers basic scientists, clinicians, and learners to encourage transdisciplinary collaborations in the college, a value of the Sarver Heart Center.
Sarver Heart Center member Zhiyu Dai, PhD, an assistant professor and director of Translational Endothelial Research in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, received a research grant for his studies on chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD)-associated with pulmonary hypertension (PH).
Sarver Heart Center member Michael Grandner, PhD, MTR, received the Richard Bootzin Mid-Career Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award from the Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine.
Erik Blackwood, PhD, Sarver Heart Center 2021-2022 investigator award recipient and research assistant professor in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, received the 2022 Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award from the University of Arizona.
A donation by the Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Program and the American Heart Association provides the congregation at Rising Star Baptist Church, a predominantly African American church located in South Tucson, free access to measure their blood pressure at any time they are at the church.
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center’s annual Green Valley Lecture Series will return Feb. 16 and March 16 with two lectures focused on heart beats.
The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center will participate in a groundbreaking trial (COSIRA II) in the United States, focused on the safety and efficacy of a device for patients with refractory angina pectoris, a medical condition that causes chest pain due to a lack of sufficient blood supply to the heart.
The Sarver Heart Center would like to congratulate Dawn Henderson, administrative associate since 2016, who was honored for her efficiency, friendliness, and communication skills as the 2022 recipient of the Brian Bateman Superb Service Award.