Cheryl Alli Honored with Heart Health Advocate Award


Dr. Nancy Sweitzer presented the 2020 Mary Anne Fay Health Advocate of the Year Award to Cheryl Alli, a long-serving member of the Sarver Heart Center Women's Heart Health Education Committee and volunteer for the Minority Outreach Program.

Year-end Giving 2020


CARES Act makes 2020 charitable deductions more generous.

Broken Heart Syndrome During Pandemic


While it isn’t clear that the increase is tied to COVID-19 or the financial and emotional stresses of the pandemic, Dr. Nancy Sweitzer recommends people practice self care to reduce stress that could lead to "broken heart syndrome.".

Your Giving Supports Our Mission #GivingTuesday


Your gift of any size helps support the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center mission: Innovating. Life-Saving. Patient Care. Please give today: #GivingTuesday

UArizona COVID-19 Testing up 34% in Pre-Holiday Blitz


At 7,541 administered from Nov. 9-13, the university’s COVID-19 testing, which continues through Nov. 25, is succeeding in goal to test large numbers of students before they head home for holidays.

Black Patients Get Worse Care After Cardiac Arrest


"This study is yet another example of persistent racial disparities in care throughout the U.S. health care system," said Dr. Khadijah Breathett, an assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, in Tucson.

Pumping Iron: IV Supplement Helps Heart Failure Patients


AHA discussant Nancy Sweitzer, MD, PhD, of the University of Arizona, Tucson, said, the study is likely to change treatment guidelines.

‘Wellness Wednesdays: Celebrating Health & Holiday’ Series to Provide Encouragement, Sense of Community


Give yourself the gift of good health! The University of Arizona Health Sciences is offering an uplifting program to improve health and reduce stress.

Lung Ultrasound Training to Help Rural Emergency Medicine Providers Diagnose COVID-19 Patients


The tele-ultrasound training program for lung point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) will enable rural emergency departments to more effectively identify and treat suspected COVID-19 patients.

UArizona Plans for Holidays, Spring Semester Amid National COVID-19 Spike


The university is currently allowing courses of up to 50 students to meet on campus. After Thanksgiving, all courses will transition to being fully online.