Sarver Heart Center to Participate in Nationwide Trial to Improve Care for Patients with Refractory Angina Pectoris


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.

Dawn Henderson Honored with 2022 Bateman Superb Service Award


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.

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Frank Marcus, MD


With great sadness, the Sarver Heart Center announces Frank Marcus, MD, professor emeritus who dedicated more than 50 years to the Division of Cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson and the Sarver Heart Center, passed away at the age of 94.

Holiday Heart Health: Maintaining a Healthy Diet


Following a heart healthy diet over the holidays doesn’t require you to avoid parties or eat bland foods.

Holiday Heart Health: Atrial Fibrillation and Alcohol


Deadly heart attacks increase during the winter holiday season. These heart issues can happen because of overindulging in alcohol and salty foods.

Remembering Sarver Heart Center Supporter Tom Sullivan


The Sarver Heart Center honors the life and legacy of longtime supporter Thomas Warren Sullivan Sr., who died at home on Sunday, November 6, 2022.

MD/PhD Student Honored with Scholarship


The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) selected Ikeotunye (Ike) Chinyere as a recipient of a Biosense Webster Inc. scholarship for Medical Students.

Former Sarver Heart Center Director, Fellow Winners in American Heart Association Scientific Research Challenge


Jeffrey Tran, MD, Sarver Heart Center cardiovascular disease fellow and former Director, Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD were awarded third place in a data challenge hosted by the American Heart Association® and Association of Black Cardiologists.

Medical Graduates Honored with Noon Award


Three University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical school graduates were selected to receive the 2022 Zenas B. Noon Award for Excellence in Cardiology, an award established by the family of Dr. Noon, a surgeon born in Nogales, AZ who served that community for more than three decades.

Two Internal Medicine Physicians honored with Hall Awards


Faculty and fellows with the Division of Cardiology selected two University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson internal medicine resident physicians to receive the Charles W. Hall Jr. and Virginia C. Hall Memorial Endowment Award for Outstanding House Officer in the Cardiac Care Unit.