Meds Mobile App to Provide Greater Autonomy for Older Adults with Hypertension


As more older adults use smartphones, College of Pharmacy researcher Dr. Jeannie Lee hopes to improve medication adherence and blood pressure rates with a management system in the palm of their hand.

Sarver Heart Center Welcomes 2 New Cardiologists


The new faculty cardiologists, Drs. Keng Pineda and Andrew Williams, bring expertise in interventional cardiology, cardiac imaging, cardio-oncology and sports cardiology to the University of Arizona Health Sciences and Banner – University Medicine Tucson.

Immune System Changes May Cause High Blood Pressure in Postmenopausal Women


A new study finds menopause-induced changes to protective immune cells may add to a spike in high blood pressure in postmenopausal women – findings with implications for sex differences in COVID-19 responses.

Sarver Heart Center Members Share Expertise Nationally and Internationally


Learn where Sarver Heart Center members, including Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD, Carol Gregorio, PhD, Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, Michael Grandner, PhD, have been sharing their expertise.

UArizona Sees Improvement in COVID-19 Numbers, Compliance


The number of positive test results on campus decreased following a 14-day shelter-in-place recommendation.

Students Advance Aspirations through UArizona Programs and Sarver Heart Center


Ambitious, dedicated students affiliated with Sarver Heart Center turned to University of Arizona programs this summer to advance their academic aspirations.

Taking Care of Hearts in the COVID-19 Era


Regular follow-up care as well as urgent and emergent care keeps hearts healthy and saves lives. COVID-19 precautionary guidelines work to keep care providers and patients safe, according to current experience.

Are patients having heart problems post-COVID-19?


Myocarditis, inflammation of the heart muscle, and vascular inflammation, inflammation of all the blood vessels in the body, are conditions seen in post-COVID-19 patients, Dr. Nancy Sweitzer tells the Arizona Daily Wildcat. Blood clots unlike any she has seen before line entire blood vessels or clot in the arteries in the heart; several patients are coming in who’ve had COVID-19 three, four, even six weeks ago.

Sarver Heart Community Leader Extends Reach During Pandemic


Wanda F Moore, co-chair of the Women’s Heart Health Education Committee and chair of the Minority Outreach Program, secured a grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona to support the community education and outreach work of the Minority Outreach Program and Community Coalition for Heart Health Education.

University to Continue Holding Only ‘Essential Courses’ in Person Through Oct. 2


While the campus has seen a spike in cases over the last few weeks, Friday’s positivity rate was down from last week, and no new students were admitted to isolation housing over the weekend.