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Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Regents' Professor Recognition Plus Other Honors

06/12/2019

The first part of 2019 was full of awards, recognition and research for Dr. Marvin Slepian, one of the University of Arizona's newest Regents Professors.


Congratulations to the 2019 Graduating Cardiology Fellows

06/04/2019

The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center celebrated this year’s graduates from two fellowship programs through the Division of Cardiology at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, including six from cardiovascular disease and two from interventional cardiology.


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer honored as one of Tu Nidito's Remarkable Moms

05/07/2019

Dr. Nancy Sweitzer, who coped with the death of her husband, Kurt, while raising two children and becoming director of the UA Sarver Heart Center, is being honored as one of Tu Nidito's Remarkable Moms.


Running at Dawn: A Diné Cultural and Health Teaching

04/22/2019

Ariel Shirley, a graduating senior at the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health who completed an internship focused on community education at the UA Sarver Heart Center, writes about the importance of running in the Diné (Navajo) culture.


Dr. Marvin Slepian Receives Much-Deserved Appointment as Regents' Professor

04/19/2019

Message from the UA Senior Vice President for Health Sciences


Unintentional Bias by Doctors

03/29/2019

Even people who believe they're blind to another person's color carry unintentional bias. Dr. Khadijah Breathett gives advice to doctors who want to be aware of their biases and how to overcome these.


Arizona's First Heart Transplant Happened 40 Years Ago

03/27/2019

March 27, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the first heart transplant in Arizona. Norman “Dutch” Tarr was the 49-year-old patient who was under the care of Brendan Phibbs, MD, cardiologist, and Jack Copeland, MD, the cardiothoracic surgeon who established the 6th heart transplant center in the U.S. at the University of Arizona.


UA’s Dr. Khadijah Breathett Selected as One of ‘40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health’

03/15/2019

Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, a cardiologist at the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center who is a passionate advocate for health equity and conducts research on bias in health care, was selected as one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s “40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health” for 2019.


UA Sarver Heart Center Presents: ‘Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation,’ March 21 in Green Valley

03/12/2019

The free 2019 Green Valley Lecture Series continues with a focus on stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation.


UA’s Dr. Marvin Slepian co-chairs International Forum on Virtual Reality and Health Care, March 7-8 at UA

03/06/2019

The future of medicine in many ways already is here – and is being discussed and exhibited at the University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center.


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